The Story Behind National Food Holidays

Today is National Taco Day! A few weeks ago, a friend mentioned that it was National Doughnut Day, and then paused before asking “didn’t we just have one of those?” I nodded, not really knowing when it had happened, but confidant it had not yet been a year since the last doughy holiday. A quick … Read moreThe Story Behind National Food Holidays

Zesty Grilled Shrimp Tacos with South of the Border Corn and Cotija Salsa

Ingredients 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled + deveined 1/4 cup olive oil juice + zest of 1 lemon juice + zest of 1 lime 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup watermelon, diced 6-8 flour or corn tortillas, warmed … Read moreZesty Grilled Shrimp Tacos with South of the Border Corn and Cotija Salsa

Korean Kalbi Taco

Ingredients: 3 pounds beef short ribs or Korean Kalbi (about 11-12 pieces) 1/2 Romaine lettuce, thinly shredded 1/2 red onion, diced 1 tomato, seeded and diced 1 cup chopped cilantro 18 small flour or corn tortilla 1-2 lemons, thinly sliced for garnishing Marinade for Kalbi: 1 Asian pear 1/2 a white or yellow onion 1 … Read moreKorean Kalbi Taco

LOADED TACO GRILLED CHEESE

INGREDIENTS Taco Mince: 1 onion, chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 500g | 17oz extra lean ground beef mince prepared 1 packet Old El Paso Taco Seasoning Mix ¼ cup water Grilled Cheese: 8 slices bread of choice 1 avocado, smashed 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional) salt to season ½ cup spinach leaves 1 cup prepared … Read moreLOADED TACO GRILLED CHEESE

HONEY CHIPOTLE CHICKEN TACOS

INGREDIENTS Tortillas Chicken 4 very large boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Sweet Chipotle Sauce 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup + 1 tablespoon honey 6 teaspoons chipotle chiles in … Read moreHONEY CHIPOTLE CHICKEN TACOS