Cinco de Mayo Chocolate Cookies

Cinco de Mayo is a few days away  and a decision on a dessert to serve needed to be made. I originally thought of a flan, then maybe some kind of a churro dessert. I then considered traditional Mexican cookies such as wedding or polvorones. I finally settled on these flavorful cookies full of 2 … Continue reading

Chicken Chimichangas with a Green Chili Sauce – Baked

A chimichanga is a Mexican-American deep-fried burrito popular in Tex-Mex and Southwestern U.S. cuisine. However, with this recipe you bake the chimichangas making this a healthier dish. These burritos  are basically tortillas wrapped around various fillings such as this flavorful chicken mixture. Serve with Spicy Mexican Refried Beans and Mexican Rice…   I started to … Continue reading

Mexican Rice with Tomatoes and Jalapenos

This tomato-based red rice is a popular side to serve with many Mexican dishes. It’s very easy to make ahead and reheat when you need to serve it. Linking to Angie @ Fiesta Friday#221 and Jenny @ Dragonfly Home Recipes. Served with Spicy Mexican Refried Beans and Chicken Chimichangas – Baked…

Spicy Mexican Refried Beans with Onions, Garlic and Jalapenos

All good Mexican meals need a side of refried beans, not just from the can but “kicked up”. This recipe originally came from Chef Rick Bayless (whose specialty is Mexican), and then adapted from fellow cook Josette @ thebrookcook. I further adapted Josette’s recipe and you can go here https://thebrookcook.wordpress.com/?s=refried+beans    for her original recipe. … Continue reading