Category Mexican

Shrimp with Roasted Chile and Avocado Sauce

To me the toughest part of this recipe is (1) owning a food processor or blender and (2) knowing where to find Anaheim chiles (try Whole Foods, Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s, Safeway, they are long and green).  Once you get past that, this is worth your time because it’s pretty easy to make and the […]

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos

My wife sends me alot of pins from Pinterest and as she can attest to most of them go unused…until now.  I made a few changes and also added a Sriracha aioli as an additional sauce.  I made four total ‘sauces’, if you include the marinade and slaw dressing, which can be a bit much. […]

Chimichurri Marinated Short Ribs

Recently my wife got me a recipe book Where There’s Smoke by Barton Seaver and while many of the recipes require alot of prep work and complex ingredients, I found one that is fairly simple and is definitely a keeper.  I did put extra chimichurri sauce on my plate however, I highly recommend against eating it because […]

Mexican Street Corn Salad

After finding this recipe on serious eats I figured it would go well as a side to our fajitas what I wasn’t expecting to find was a dish that I will be making for years to come.  My wife is a HUGE queso fan and after trying this she said that the street corn “might be better […]

Grilled Shrimp Enchiladas with Jalapeño Cream Sauce

Courtney is a big fan of filling my inbox with recipes she finds on Pinterest.  Most of them work out to be pretty good but this one was above average and as Courtney said, it was ‘restaurant worthy’.  The recipe below is adapted from Damn Delicious and with a few modifications I think it was pretty […]