Mango Salsa - sweet mangoes, salty olives and zesty peppers are combined for this mouthwatering tomato free salsa. Great with chips or as a fruit salad.
Appetizers, Fruit, Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Mouthwatering Mango Salsa plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

In this simple Mango Salsa, the flavors of the sweet mangoes, salty olives and zesty peppers combine for a mouthwatering taste sensation. You can serve it as a salsa on chips or tacos, etc. Or try it like a fruit salad. I had to make a few substitutions to the original recipe below based on… Continue reading Mouthwatering Mango Salsa plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

California Style Corn Salsa - Just a few simple ingredients mixed together, then chill and serve as a salsa or side dish. Corn, artichoke hearts, red peppers
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

California Style Corn Salsa

Summer is here which delicious fresh corn is almost in season. If you want a little different way to serve it as an appetizer or side dish with minimal effort, this scrumptious California Style Corn Salsa is just the ticket. Salsas have come a long way of late, combining all kinds of ingredients with all… Continue reading California Style Corn Salsa

Margaritas, Micheladas and Agua de Jamaica

Mexican Independence Day Beverages

Mexican Independence Day is celebrated on September 16. No, it is not on May 5th. Really, Google it if you don't believe me. I'll wait. If Mother Nature is blessing you with an extended summer (read scorching hot and humid) like she is us here in Southern California, you might want something cool and refreshing… Continue reading Mexican Independence Day Beverages

easy tortilla soup
Poultry, Soup

Easy Tortilla Soup

I found this recipe for Tortilla Soup in Ma'am's original recipe archives and it looked so simple and satisfying I knew I had to make it for dinner and get it on the blog for Fall. Yes, I am still fantasizing about cool weather. Two extra bonuses are: -you probably already have the ingredients in the house… Continue reading Easy Tortilla Soup

Posole Mexican Hominy Stew
Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pork, Soup

Posole – Mexican Pork and Hominy Stew

I am dreaming of cool Fall weather these days to help me get through what I hope is the last hot spell of the year. Curling up under a blanket, listening to the gentle rain and enjoying a nice bowl of soup. Like this Posole. Unlike Abuela's version, (not my Abuela actually, but someone else's Mexican… Continue reading Posole – Mexican Pork and Hominy Stew

TVP Tacos -
Main Courses - meatless

TVP Tacos

When I was typing up the Meatless Main Course suggestions a few weeks ago, I suddenly remembered one of my favorites from years ago. Eons ago, Amway used to offer an incredible meatless taco mix that only needed water added, in addition to your favorite taco toppings. TVP and the spice cabinet to the rescue. What is… Continue reading TVP Tacos

Hominy Tortillas -
Appetizers, Breads, Breakfast, Cheese and Eggs, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless

Hominy Tortillas

Continuing our Corn theme this week here's another tortilla recipe from The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook, Hominy Tortillas. You can make basic corn tortillas using the recipe on the package of masa harina, but if you want to add a special texture to them, try adding some hominy. They taste like fresh from corn pulp tortillas. Use them with… Continue reading Hominy Tortillas