Category: Main Dish

Mole de Olla

This is Mexican comfort food. I remember my Mom making a similar soup and I can tell you that this is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables. I loved the large, flavorful pieces of zucchini, carrot and corn, even when I was 5 years […]

Island Teriyaki Tofu Skewers

Yesterday, while reading the newspaper, I saw an article that caught my eye: “Vegetables can be the star at cookout.” Every Wednesday, both of the newspapers we have delivered to our home have a “food” section. This one comes from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.   It stood out to […]

Tostadas de Machaca

I recently noticed that I have not posted a recipe for tostadas and I could not believe it. I LOVE tostadas! Along with enchiladas, they are one of my favorite foods. And they can take on so many flavors and toppings. They can be simple or complex. One […]

Enchiladas de Verduras

Whenever people ask me what my favorite food is, I find it hard to answer. There is so much out there that I love to eat! But I usually answer: “enchiladas.” I like enchiladas because they can change dramatically based on its ingredients. You have the basic sauce, […]

Caldo Michi

My father is from Michoacán and this is a soup from his home state and I guess mine as well, in some way. I remember him talking about fishing in one of the largest lakes in México: Pátzcuaro. I also remember him coming back from visiting family with […]

Enchiladas Suizas

There are a lot of theories about how these enchiladas became “Swiss.” Some people think they originated in the kitchen of the Emperor Maximillian, back when the French invaded Mexico. Some say that it is because Swiss immigrants to Mexico usually went into the dairy business and these […]