Baja

Would You Eat A Huarache?

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Huarache, literally translated, means sandal or shoe. But I am talking about a Mexican treat that is sort of a stuffed tortilla. When we were living in Mexico, we would enjoy huaraches when we visited the “swami“.  They are handmade cakes from masa, a paste made of corn flour that is filled with refried beans, then baked on a flat griddle or comal. Topped off with cheese and salsa, and sometimes meat, they are yummy.

I have no idea where I can find them here in Florida, so true to my fashion, I tried making my own. I am not so adept with tortilla making, so my attempt was not so beautiful, but was tasty!
Here’s how I did it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Potatoes and Cheese

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Mr. M has a fondness for Potatoes Au Gratin, or Potatoes and Cheese. Usually, I have served him the kind that comes in a box with dried potato slices and powdered cheese. We all know how healthy that stuff is! I have been afraid of making this particular dish. I don’t quite know why. Read the rest of this entry »

Simple Soup

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Creamy potato soup
Creamy potato soup

Yahoo! A new camera shoots clear! As I said in my earlier post, my beloved camera recently went to Camera Heaven, so I have been out of blog posting for a while. Finally, I have a new camera! Not blogging hasn’t kept me from cooking though. Read the rest of this entry »

Fish Delish!

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Yesterday, I posted about the Dark Days Challenge.  Today, I am posting my first entry. The challenge is to make a meal of sustainable, organic, local, and ethical (SOLE) foods. I have chosen one of our favorite, yet quick and easy, meals: Fish Tacos Modified Baja Style.

Good Conscience Tacos

Baja is famous for its fish tacos Read the rest of this entry »