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Warm up with Butternut and Bacon for Taco Tuesday


This tangy, sweet-and-smoky, soul-satisfying butternut braise is remarkably easy to make. Which, I’m sure you’ve gathered by now, is what Taco Tuesday is all about. As many great recipes do, this one starts with frying up some chopped bacon. Then, it’s on to the roasted tomatillo-garlic-chipotle sauce, which acts as a braise for the cubed […]

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It’s Taco Tuesday and it’s Time for Mexican-Style Zucchini Tacos


OK, this week’s Taco Tuesday takes me back to my time as a student living in Mexico City, where this mixture of tatume squash and roasted poblano in a tomato-crema sauce quickly became my go-to order at the taqueíra down the street. Nostalgia aside, it’s still one of my favorite tacos of all time. It […]

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Taco Tuesday: Put Some Huevos On It


This being Taco Tuesday, I’m taking one of the most classic preparations of the Mexican kitchen—huevos a la Mexicana—and folding it into warm corn tortillas for the most delicious speedy tacos I know how to make. All these tacos require are a hot pan, melted fat, whisked eggs and the a la Mexicana part—that’s tomatoes, green […]