Tinga de Pollo (Shredded Chicken Tacos)

Tinga de Pollo may not fall trippingly off of *your* tongue, but Shredded Chicken Tacos is easy enough for any English speaker to say, and understand. What I love about these tacos is that they are full of rich, wonderful flavors! I’m always looking for recipes that are relatively quick and easy, and while this […]

Carnitas Made in my Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

  I have ordered (and loved!) carnitas tacos before in a restaurant, but have never made them myself. I’ve always hesitated to do so, because all the pork shoulder (Boston Butt)  roasts we’ve ever purchased have been devoted to my husband smoking them, outside.  After several summers dedicated to the Smoking of the Butt, he […]

Esquites (Mexican Street Corn): a Fabulous Summer Side Dish

Esquites is a summertime side dish recipe that uses the wonderful fresh corn that’s in season right now – one that will positively tantalize your tastebuds.  I first tasted esquites at a party at my friend’s house, after which, I begged her for the recipe.   One of my favorite parts of summer is grilling […]