notes from the mexican kitchen

Recipes to Get You Through

Our Frontera team is right there with you. We’re watching the news and wondering what’s next. As we actively anticipate our next steps for the restaurants, we also want to remind you that cooking at at home isn’t canceled. Finding a little peace in your kitchen isn’t canceled. Lighting a few candles, throwing on some music and fixing a drink is definitely not canceled.

Perhaps you’ve stocked up a little, or maybe a lot, and you’re unsure what to do with those supplies over the next few days or weeks. We have some ideas.

Beans & Rice

Mexican Red Rice

Emergency Black Bean Tacos

Charro Beans

Simple Mashed Black Beans

Creamy Herb Green Rice and Beans

Greens and Beans with Red Chile & Fresh Cheese

Slow Cooker Recipes, Big Dishes & Things That Freeze Well

Slow Cooker Green Chile-Braised Beef with Potatoes & Caramelized Onions

Slow Cooker Lamb Barbacoa

Pork Tinga with Potatoes, Avocado & Fresh Cheese

Slow Cooker Short Rib Tacos

Oaxacan Pork Picadllo

Slow Roasted Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Chipotle Meatballs

On the Grill

Mexican Roadside Chicken

Queso Fundido Burger

Easy Dishes

“North of the Border” Tacos

Quick Chilaquiles

Chorizo Rice with Lentils


  1. Thank you chef! Wish I was in Chicago for a to go order! Will make several of the recipes in the meantime. Say Hi to my niece, Meg O’Connor!

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