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Indulgent Weeknight Perfection: Pork Belly Tacos with Apple Guacamole

Score one for efficiencies in the modern food system. Luxurious pork belly is no longer relegated to butcher shops and restaurant kitchens. Well-stocked grocery stores are now carrying cooked pork belly (I buy it regularly at Trader Joe’s), allowing home cooks to skip a whole mess of steps and get right to the cooking. That … Continue reading Indulgent Weeknight Perfection: Pork Belly Tacos with Apple Guacamole

Rejoice! It’s Fish Taco Tuesday

In the pantheon of perfect tacos (indeed, that’s a big group), the coveted Baja fish taco has earned its rightful spot. Now, you could argue that fish tacos don’t exactly qualify as comfort food, yet something about each bite of that golden, crispy fish — enhanced by tangy hot sauce, cooling, creamy mayo and a toothsome … Continue reading Rejoice! It’s Fish Taco Tuesday

Huitlacoche: Corn Truffle in the Streets, Corn Smut in the Sheets

In Mexico, huitlacoche, that mysterious looking mushroom that grows right out from the ear of corn, is pure luxury.  Here in the states, well, it’s considered a blemish at best, evil “corn smut” at worst. So it’s true: one man’s meat is another man’s poison.  And for the record, you can count me in the … Continue reading Huitlacoche: Corn Truffle in the Streets, Corn Smut in the Sheets

Brussels Sprouts in Escabeche: Great Recipe Risk, Great Culinary Reward

If there’s one thing we’re not afraid of here at #TacoTuesday HQ, it’s getting a little, um…weird? unusual? offbeat?…with our recipes. But, sometimes, with great recipe risks can come great culinary rewards. Such is the case with Brussels Sprouts in Escabeche, which makes for a headscratchingly delicious taco. Trust. Think of Mexican escabeches as a … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts in Escabeche: Great Recipe Risk, Great Culinary Reward

Chilorio Tacos Are the Best Red Chile-Pork Dish You’ll Ever Make

I’m going to declare this chilorio one of the best red chile-pork dishes you’ll ever make. That’s bold, I know — considering our previous #TacoTuesday recipe for tinga poblana — but a home filled with the earthy, citrusy aroma of this northwestern Mexico classic is someplace I want to stay. We’ll start by making the red chile … Continue reading Chilorio Tacos Are the Best Red Chile-Pork Dish You’ll Ever Make