Mexican Food: Most Popular Articles
Fabulous recipe for Mexican Rice. Easy to follow instructions get you great results.
What a great way to bring a little taste of Mexico to your table. This recipe for enchiladas is simple and can be on the table in 30 minutes! Come find out how easy enchilada's can be!
Learn to make enchiladas with pictures to show you how.
A great basic salsa for any occasion. Wonderful on tacos, in burritos or with your favorite tortilla chips.
All the tips you need to make a delicious Chile Relleno.
This simple flan recipe is a great end to any meal. The creamy caramel sauce over the silky custard is a real treat.
Making salsa at home is easy! Follow these simple steps to make your own.
A wonderful selection of recipes to use green chiles in.
"Pastel de Tres Leches" or "Tres Leches Cake" is named for the three milks in the soaking liquid (Leche
Learn how to make tamales from start to finish. Recipes for dough, suggested fillings and how to wrap and cook them.
Learn more about this bright and festive holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico. find out about customs, traditions and recipes for Dia de los Muertos.
A frequently asked question about how to heat tortillas without making them stiff and dry. Check out the answer for softer tortillas.
Mole is a traditional sauce made with a lot of different ingredients. It is usually used to simmer chicken in.
This delicious chile verde (green chile stew) cooks up easily in your slow cooker.
A guide to the most popular varieties of green chiles with descriptions and recipes.
Learn about the essential spices and flavoring used when cooking Mexican cuisine. From Oregano to cocoa learn how these seasonings are used.
This light broth with meatballs and veggies makes a great meal with some flour tortillas on the side.
A tangy, mild salsa with tons of flavor. Great wherever you may use salsa such as tacos, corn chips or burritos. It also makes a zesty low-fat salad dressing.
In-depth, step-by-step instructions for how to make chile rellenos.
A great, easy and fun recipe for tamale dough. Also find a great selection of tamale filling ideas.
If you've ever wanted to know how to make those unique Mexican Sugar Skulls, you can learn how with this picture tutorial that shows you each step to making sugar skulls.
Bring the taste of authentic Mexico to your table tonight with this recipe for birria. You can use pork, beef, goat or lamb.
A authentic stew made with tomatillos and green chiles. Serve on a chilly day to warm up.
A translation and definition of this cooking term.
A tangy verde chile sauce is used to coat the tortillas and add a great flavor to this dish and cheese adds more flavor and texture.
A description of this unique corn fungus ingredient.
How do you tell the difference between a Flauta and a Taquito?
How to harvest, prepare and eat cactus fruit known as the
A delicious stew of beef and dried red chiles.
Wonderful recipe for a shrimp ceviche inspired by Puero Vallarta. Make this for your next fiesta or for a snack. And it's low-fat too!
A sweet rice dessert flavored with cinnamon and raisins.
Learn to make Spanish Rice with a step-by-step tutorial with pictures.
These are just like the ones they serve at your favorite Mexican restaurant. Adjust the amount of jalapenos to change the heat level.
Find out about this common Mexican spice and how to use it.
A sweet pastry-like snack stuffed with a sweet apple filling.
A cheesy, crunchy snack or meal sure to satisfy your cravings.
A tomato and chile based traditional sauce.
A great companion to any Mexican entree- refried beans. Learn how to make them with this easy recipe.
A slow-cooked pork that is shredded or cut into chunks and then fried to give it a crispy outer layer. Great for tacos or tortas.
This flavorful, authentic filling makes wonderful empanadas. Try this recipe for a great meal or snack.
A wonderful, traditional taco made with carne asada and corn tortillas. The tortillas are not fried, just warmed.
A refreshing beverage to have any time. It is very simple to make and it can also be served hot.
Find out about the history of Sugar Skulls which are considered Mexican folk art.
Chiles are a Mexican food staple. Here’s a guide to how to make roasted green chiles that you can use in other recipes.
This is similar to the standard way of folding a burrito, but one extra fold ensures your fillings stay tucked where they should be. Page 4.
Can't figure out what to put in your burrito? Try one of these combinations for a great result every time.
Information on different varieties of Mexican cheeses, including fresh cheese and melting cheese.
Limonada (lemon and water) with chia seeds make a refreshing drink that also contains protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
A step-by-step guide to making sweet and delicious Pan Dulce.
How do you get that authentic Mexican flavor in your meal? By using the right ingredients, of course. Read about ingredients commonly used in Mexican cuisine and try one of the recipes.
Don't bother mixing and matching. Find everything you need from starters to desserts in this choice of Mexican Menus.
See how each step is done and start using dried chiles in a number of dishes.
Ever wonder what the correct spelling of this Mexican staple is?
Learn how to roast chiles for use in your favorite recipes.
A simple recipe for a traditional chile sauce. Use red or green chiles depending on the dish you will be using it in or on.
This simple breakfast dish makes great use of old and stale tortilla chips.
Learn how to easily remove seeds from a chile and then dice it.
A quick and easy seasoning great for tacos, burritos, salads and more.
A description and definition of this Mexican sugar
A hearty Mexican soup with pork and hominy. Onions and roasted chiles give this dish an auththentic taste.
A Mexican beer cocktail including lime juice and hot chile sauce.
Learn to cook Mexican style. Check out some brief history of spices, techniques and cooking methods then try a recipe for dinner tonight. You're sure to find what your looking for!
This recipe is extremely hot, yet flavorful. If you can handle the heat, you will be coming back for more.
This recipe for little masa patties topped with a choice of fillings make a great meal, snack or appetizer.
Great ideas for filling your tamale. Also includes tamale dough and how to wrap them.
A great bread for making tortas, or mexican sandwiches. Crusty on the outside and soft on the inside. Serve fresh out of the oven for maximum flavor and freshness.
This lightly sweet bread is a delicious addition to any Las Dias de Las Muertas (Day of the Dead) offering or celebration.
This recipe features juicy chicken baked in a caper sauce with an amazing layer of flavors and textures.
A chewy, lightly sweetened Mexican bread topped with a sweet, decorative topping.
A classic Mexican dish of chicken and rice.
Why buy them? You can make them at home for a true authentic taste. Just like fresh bread, they will fill your home with fresh baked aroma. Perfect for tacos and burritos, come check out this recipe!
Making tamales is easy once you get the hang of it. Learn how to wrap and steam tamales with these eight simple steps.
A tree that grows in tropical climates which produces a popular Mexican fruit.
A flaky crispy crust is necessary for a great empanada. Try this recipe for great results.
Burrito Folding 101. It's easier than you think. Find out how to fold a burrito and what to put in it. Never make a bad burrito again. Come check out these techniques and recipes.
This chicken enchiladas are stuffed with green chiles, chicken, spinach and cheese and topped with a creamy white suiza sauce.
A great sauce for simmering beef, chicken or pork. Also used to can chipotle chiles.
Learn how to make refried beans (frijoles refritos) with pictures and instructions for each step.
Learn how to make home-made corn tortillas. They are soft, pliable and more flavorful than the store-bought versions. Page 2.
Learn how to seed a dice a tomato in one procedure. Your beautifully diced tomatoes will be perfect for salsas and salad toppings.
Save some money while feasting on your favorite Mexican dishes.
Delicious and zesty, it makes a perfect seasoning for all meats or anywhere that you want that authentic Mexican flavor.
Succulent chicken flavored with green chiles and tomatoes.
Unlike brown sugar which sometimes is made by coating refined white sugar with molasses, Piloncillo is pure sugar with no additives.
Pinto beans are a delicious and hearty side dish that goes perfectly with Northern Mexican dishes.
A guide to the most popular varieties of red chiles with descriptions and recipes.
A great reference for all the Dia de los Muertos and Sugar Skull information you need.
This recipe for guacamole is full of texture and flavor and is a perfect appetizer served with chips.
Main dish using the Mexican flag for a palette. The green chile represents the green, the walnut sauce represents the white, and the pomegranate on top for the red.
A translation and definition of this beverage
A rich and savory side dish made by cooking roasted green chiles and onions in heavy cream.
A recipe for a hearty breakfast including meat and eggs will keep you satisfied until lunchtime.
Looking for something seriously spicy? Try this blinding-hot Habanero salsa for some intense heat. Perfect for over grilled fish or chicken.
A traditional Mexican drink for all ages. A milky looking beverage made with rice.
Tamarind imparts an earthy and tangy flavor to this traditional beverage. This recipe used the tamarind pods.
Learn how to make this rich sponge cake soaked in a creamy milk syrup and topped with a vanilla whipped cream with pictures of each step.
Chia seeds were a staple of the native Mexican diet and continue to be a healthy food choice.
A wonderfully rich stew of tripe, hominy and chile. Purported to be a great cure for hangovers.
A hearty, satisfying breakfast of eggs, salsa and corn tortillas.
What a great way to learn about Mexican food. Read about how it has been prepared in the past, to how it is prepared now.
A thick drink similar to an American hot cereal. It is made with masa and sweetened with cinnamon and brown sugar. Top with fruit.
A fun treat to make with your kids or for your next party. They also make great Halloween candy.
This chicken dish is so easy you can assemble it in just seconds and bake it for 45 minutes.
This rice is hot and spicy and will add a kick to your meal.
Maybe you've heard of this unique salsa or you've already tried it. Mango salsa is the perfect summer time recipe that can be used as an appetizer, snack or topping.
Mexican Cuisine broken down by region. Page 3.
Choose your favorite fresh Mexican Cheese. I prefer Queso Blanco for frying but Queso Fresco will work as well. Remove the cheese from the plastic.
These are perfect for a snack or a main dish. They also make great party appetizers. Stuffed with green chiles and jack cheese they will be a hit with everyone.
A paste made from achiote seeds that is used to flavor many Mexican dishes.
Learn how to make Mexican rice with different flavors to go with various main dishes.
Pumpkin simmered in piloncillo (a Mexican sugar) is sweet and delicious. Calabaza en tacha also makes a great alternative to sweet yams.
A deliciously spicy and tangy sauce that melds the flavors of old Mexico with the flavors of olive oil, capers, and olives. Serve over fish or chicken.
These rolled tacos are great for dinner or as an after-school snack, and they are easily dipped in your favorite sauce or salsa.
Everything you need to know about this popular Mexican side dish, including links to how you can make spanish rice.
Cool off with one of these delicious drinks.
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Delicious and succulent slow-roasted pork made with pineapple and onion. It makes a perfect filling for tacos.
There is nothing better than a warm chocolate beverage to warm you up on a chilly morning. This Mexican favorite is flavored with anise.
This is a sweet, warm beverage served on cold winter nights to celebrate and commemorate the Posadas festivities.
Tripe is the main ingredient for Menudo, a popular Mexican soup. Learn about this unusual ingredient, and its culinary uses.
A succulent slow cooked beef roast seasoned with classic Mexican flavors.
Whether you're new to low-carbing or a veteran, you'll enjoy these low-carb recipes and tips for eating out at your favorite Mexican restaurant.
A savory soup made with beef simmered in it's own juices with bacon for an added smokiness.
The simple flavors in this breakfast burrito are just enough to wake up your taste buds and it's filling enough to last you through lunchtime.
A delicious and rich dish made with ground beef, tomato sauce, olives and seasonings. Potatoes are often added as well.
Carne Adada is usualy grilled, but when a grill is not possible, this quick stovetop version is just as good. Great for tacos or with a side dish.
Learn more about this Mexican cooking utensil and how to prepare it for use.
A common question regarding chiles. Who decides how hot they are? Are there levels of hot? Find out the answer here.
Flaky, white fish simmered in a Veracruz style sauce with capers and green olives.
A delicious dish of corn tortillas stuffed with cheese and topped with a savory tomato and chile sauce.
These recipes are already low-carb with no changes needed. Try one for breakfast, lunch or dinner to enjoy the flavors of authentic Mexican Cuisine. Page 2.
Picadillo is a rich ground beef dish that can be served alone, but is also used as a filling for tamales, empanadas and tacos. Picadillo is enjoyed all over Latin America.
A delicious and healthy alternative to chips, these roasted seeds will satisfy your cravings for something crunchy and salty.
Instead of using masa harina, try making corn tortillas and tamale dough using fresh masa.
A selection of popular Mexican desserts.
Low-Fat Mexican Food
How to slice fajita's so you get tender cuts of meat.
A lovely chapuline recipe from the state of Oaxaca.
A delicious and flavorful side dish perfect to accompany any Mexican beef dish.
A light chicken broth is the perfect compliment to the chunks of chicken and the smooth avocado.
How do you make Sugar Skulls? Learn how to make your own Sugar Skulls with these step-by-step instructions
A perfect place for your taco fillings or to accompany your favorite mexican stew or soup such as chile verde or posole.
This recipe imparts flavor and aroma to plain white rice. The optional addition of vegetables makes it even more flavorful.
A deliciously slow-cooked roast that is fork-tender and bursting with flavor.
Learn about all the unique equipment and utensils used in cooking Mexican food, including tortillero, comal, and cazuelas.
A quick and easy snack or meal. And you can make these delicious quesadillas on one pan.
Descriptions of corn from how it's grown to what it is used for in Mexican Cuisine.
Forget frying. Now you can make your tacos quickly and easily in the oven. Golden, crispy shells and melted cheese over seasoned ground beef and topped with your favorite salsa or toppings.
Tired of the same old recipes? Try this Mexican stir fry tonight for a great change of pace! Your diners will be asking for seconds and thirds!
A lighter, and less dense version of Tres Leches cake topped with a layer of whipped cream.