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

Breakfast Tacos

Ingredients: Olive oil for the pan 6 (8-inch) flour tortillas (use corn tortillas if you want gluten-free) 2 strips applewood smoked bacon 1 cup thinly sliced onion 2 cups thinly sliced and then roughly chopped Crimini mushrooms 2 sweet Italian chicken sausages (pork is fine too) 2 cups packed spinach leaves 6 large eggs 1 … Read moreBreakfast Tacos

Taco Lovers Rejoice…There’s a Tacopedia

As you might imagine, Tacopedia serves as a great resource for taco lovers, with 100 recipes for fillings, salsas, and more spread throughout its 240+ pages. But the book also serves as an exploration of Mexican food culture, placing every recipe in context with interviews, photography, and other extras that flesh out the story far … Read moreTaco Lovers Rejoice…There’s a Tacopedia

Taco Tuesday: SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF TACOS

INGREDIENTS 2-3 lb. chuck roast Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon garlic, minced ¼ cup beef broth 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 jalapeno pepper, diced ¼ cup lime juice 1 medium yellow onion, diced INSTRUCTIONS Season the beef with salt and pepper to … Read moreTaco Tuesday: SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF TACOS