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Santa Rita Empanadas, a Blessing from the Kitchen of Chihuahua

The Santa Rita Empanadas are a true blessing of chihuahuense cuisine. They are an explosion flavors, usually accompanied with a glass of horchata or a good beer. This original recipe comes from the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), published in 1964, and because of that it has a certain detail that might be different from today’s modern take on …

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Dried Meat Stew Recipe from Chihuahua, Mexico

La cocina del norte de México es mucho más variada de lo que imaginamos, y esa carne seca que usualmente solo cocinamos con huevo, o sola como botana, en esta receta de Caldillo de carne seca estilo Chihuahua queda claro que se puede disfrutar de muchas más forma.   The cuisine from northern Mexico is much more varied than many …

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Scrambled Eggs with Pumpkin Seeds and Peanuts

The fall always brings one of my favorite ingredients: pumpkin! And because of this, the Scrambled Eggs with Pumpkin Seeds and Peanuts are perfect for the season. During this time of year, pumpkin and squash grow and the enormous variety is incredible. Getting into the early day mindset, I take advantage of the seeds of this season and add them to my …

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Jacuané Tamales Recipe, the Exquisite Tradition from the Chiapas Highlands

Link all over Mexico, the cuisine in Chiapas has its own traditions and a vast variety of ways to make tamales, like the Jacuané Tamales (or juacamé tamales) that are made with beans, shrimp, and hoja santa (“Mexican pepperleaf”). I invite you all to continue our delicious traditions and to make this recipe that we found in the book Las Senadoras …

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Chiapaneca Cold Meat, Carne Fría Recipe, Typical Flavors of Southeast Mexico

This recipe of Chiapaneca Cold Meat (also known as carne fría) is a traditional recipe from Chiapas, one of the tastiest, and I truly do not understand why that are not more restaurants dedicated to the wonderful cuisine of Chiapas, which is one of the best types of cuisine in Mexican gastronomy. From the book Las senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that cook”) edited …

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Cuachala Recipe, a Traditional Dish from Colima that Embraces the Heart

How interesting it is to discover exquisite recipes like this one. In Mexico City it is not easy to come across someone making these. Originally from Colima (and other states in western Mexico), this recipe for Cuachala  was found in the book Las Senadoras suelen guisar (“Senators that Cook”), 1964. The wife of the senator from Colima at the time shared this recipe, …

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Campeche Style Wrapped Pompano Fish Recipe

In the Campeche section of the book Las Senadoras Suelen Guisar  (“Senators that Cook“) edited in 1964, the wife of the senator from the state shared her recipe for Campeche Style Wrapped Pompano Fish, one of the most traditional recipes of the area. INGREDIENTS for Campeche Style Wrapped Pompano Fish 1 large Pompano fish 8 well-ground peppercorns 1 leaf of dried oregano 6 …

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Sweet Fritters Recipe

In memory of my adored Grandmother. Since she has gone I have not come to find Sweet Fritters like the ones she prepared. INGREDIENTS 15 green tomato, skin only 4 anise stars 2 fresh eggs 4 cups flour 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp butter 2 cups unrefined whole cane sugar 1 tbsp frying oil INSTRUCTIONS Boil the tomato peels and …

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Baja California Style Clam Chowder Recipe

From the Senators of Baja California in 1964, this delicious version of Baja California Style Clam Chowder will make you lick your fingers and anyone who you share it with will be very happy. INGREDIENTES for Baja California Style Clam Chowder 4 kilos small clams 1 kilo tomatoes 1/2 kilo onion 5 cloves garlic 200 grams butter 1 poblano or morrón …

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Fish Balls Recipe

This recipe for Fish Balls is 1964 senator of Baja California in 1964, who contributed it to the the book “Senators that Stew” (Las Senadoras Suelen Guisar) that was to be published only once in that year. At home we love them, and we make them as often as possible because of that love we have for Mexican cuisine. INGREDIENTS …

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