Mexican

Cheesy Chicken Chimichanga

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I love chimichangas. Chimichangas are basically burritos, filled with meat and vegetables, then deep-fried and topped with cheese and sauce. There’s a debate as to where this Tex-Mex dish originated from, and several restaurants in Tucson, Arizona, are claiming to…

Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salsa & Mahi Mahi

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I spotted a box of beautiful heirloom cherry tomatoes when I was shopping this weekend and couldn’t resist bringing them home with me. Just when I thought I couldn’t find anything more gorgeous than regular heirloom tomatoes… Having a mason…

5-Minute Detox: Mexican Shrimp Salad

Mexican Shrimp Salad

Let’s just safely say that you are exhausted from cooking, preparing, chopping, baking, serving… from the holidays (I know, New Year’s hasn’t even come yet). On top of all that, let’s also assume that you feel like you “ate way…

Iron Chef Food: Flay’s Mesa Grill

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Oh, Chef Flay, you do not disappoint. It’s not ‘out of the box’ cooking. It’s not all traditional cooking. It’s just solid, good food. Perfectly seared fish, flavorful sauces, tender braised meat. Mesa Grill is at Caesar’s Palace in Vegas,…

Spice it up, Jalapeño!

I tend to get addicted to one ingredient and crave it for months and months. For now, it’s jalapeño or any kind of hot pepper. Seared Ono with Jalapeño Cilantro Sauce served with Spicy Jalapeño Black Bean Salad and Brown Rice So…