Tag Archives: Tacos

Taco Tuesday – carnitas! 12/6/22

Pork butt (shoulder) was on sale this week for $1.87/lb. So we thought we would buy a small one and try making carnitas in the Instant Pot for some dinners and lunches. We followed this recipe from the Well plated … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, pinto beans, arugula and golden beets. 9/29/22

When we have tacos I like to make a condiment bar on the kitchen counter that way everyone can fix their plate the way they like. John cooked the shrimp and warmed the tortillas while I cut up the taco … Continue reading

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Fish taco with spicy black beans and rice 5/18/22

Underneath the cabbage, tomatoes, onion, and salsa verde there is a fish fillet and a corn tortilla. This is my version of a taco, a whole bunch of things piled on a tortilla. Folding a tortilla up and eating it … Continue reading

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Mahi mahi tacos and spicy black beans. 2/21/22

Having made a menu for the week the first thing I do is switch it all around because the avocados have ripened! I expected them to be like the last two I bought which took the better part of a … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans. 10/21/21

I think the key to this dish is perfectly cooked shrimp and an array of toppings. John did a stellar job on the shrimp and also toasted up the tortillas over the open flame on the stovetop. I prepared the … Continue reading

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Chicken tacos with spicy black beans. 9/2/21

I eat my tacos with a knife and fork rather than folded up. It definitely takes me longer to eat them that way. The longer I eat the more satisfied I feel. John ate three hand-held tacos in less time … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans 8/7/21

Who doesn’t love taco night?! When we have tacos I set up a make your own taco bar so it is up to me to get all the condiments ready and cook the beans while John is responsible for cooking … Continue reading

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Deconstructed fish tacos. 7/13/21

For Taco Tuesday I decided to skip the tortillas and put my taco innards on a plate. The thing with tacos is once you have taken your first bite they are hard to put down so you just keep eating … Continue reading

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Fish tacos, spicy black beans, watermelon salad. 6/1/21

For Taco Tuesday John pan-roasted some Pacific cod with a dusting of spices, we heated up a can of black beans with some spicy salsa, and I cut up a mango and made a watermelon, mint, cucumber, red onion, and … Continue reading

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All-American taco dinner. 2/28/21

In 2016 we were all threatened, much to our glee, with a taco truck on every corner if we voted for the wrong candidate. Tacos like hamburgers, hot dogs, and pizza have become an American staple served weekly to our children, … Continue reading

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