Archive for the 'Side Dishes' Category

Champiñones al Ajillo – Chili Garlic Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1/2 Stick butter 6 Garlic cloves, minced 3 Guajillo chile peppers, stem and seeds removed and thinly sliced 2 Chiles de arbol, minced 1 Pound (450 Grams) mushrooms, cleaned with stems trimmed 1/4 Cup white wine Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salt to taste 1-2 Green onions, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons parsley, finely […]

Corn with Poblano Chile Strips

Ingredients: 4-6 Poblano Chiles 2 Tablespoons Oil 1 Onion, Sliced into rings 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Beef or Habanero Buillon cube 1/2 Stick butter 3 – 14 oz. Cans whole kernel corn Salt to Taste 1/4 – 1/2 Cup cotija cheese, shredded, optional Directions: To facilitate the removal of the skin on the poblano chiles, […]

Frijoles Negros (Black Beans)

Frijoles Negros (black beans) are an integral part of Mexican Cuisine, accompanying a wide variety of main dishes. The secret to great beans lies in adding Epazote. Epazote is also known as Mexican tea and wormseed, and many say that it’s an acquired taste. It’s a pungent, wild herb that has a strong, acidic, almost […]

Mexican Red Rice

A Mexican meal is not truly complete without Red Rice. While there are many ways to prepare it, the following recipe is what you’ll find served in many homes throughout Mexico. Although the Serrano Chile and vegetables are marked as optional, they really do contribute to making this a delicious side dish. 1 1/2 Cups […]