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Recipes and cooking tips from a guy who loves to cook and eat, all the time...

Cuisine: Mexican

Taco Bell Enchirito Copycat Recipe

Taco Bell Enchirito Copycat Recipe

Although I don’t eat at Taco Bell much, the Enchirito had to be my favorite menu item. Unfortunately, in my area anyway, the Enchirito has disappeared from Taco Bell menus and most of the restaurants don’t make it anymore. Anybody remember the Bell Burger? Anyway, fortunately for […]

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

This spanish rice recipe is very easy to make and is a good choice to mix up your regular meal sides. Along with refried beans, spanish rice is a must-have side in my house when we eat mexican or tex-mex. We eat it on the side with tacos, […]

Green Chile Chicken

Green Chile Chicken

Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken is one of the few casseroles I will eat. Tuna casserole as a child has biased me against most casseroles to this day. For those of you with a heat sensitive palette, don’t worry. It’s not […]

Dessert Tostada

Dessert Tostada

Staying in line with my love of Tex-Mex, I wanted to come up with a themed dessert. If you love cinnamon then this dessert is for you. It’s crispy, creamy, fruity and sticky. The base for this recipe is flavored, spreadable cream cheese and while this […]

Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada is a Tex-Mex favorite of mine for sure. I think you will find this Carne Guisada recipe about as simple as they come. One of the things I probably miss the most about not living in Texas is not being able to just jump […]

Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

Don’t even think about using that stuff in the can. This enchilada sauce is too easy to make and it tastes so much better. Use it on enchiladas, burritos or for a twist on Huevos Rancheros slip a couple fried eggs on a couple of […]

Chili Gravy with Beef Enchiladas

Chili Gravy with Beef Enchiladas

You haven’t lived until you’ve had some good chili gravy on your enchiladas. It’s a Tex-Mex thing. My favorites are cheese and onion enchiladas topped with the stuff but Beef and Carne Guisada enchiladas aren’t too far behind. This is a really easy recipe to make and […]

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

I remember the first time my wife tried Pico de Gallo years ago. We had returned home to San Antonio for a Christmas visit. I was anxious to hit all my little “hole in the wall” Mexican restaurants. These spots have some of the best […]

Restaurant Style Salsa

Restaurant Style Salsa

I have boiled, roasted and grilled more tomatoes, peppers and garlic than I can count trying to find that perfect salsa I get at my favorite Mexican restaurant. While I came up with some pretty good salsa’s, this is the one I love. The color and […]