Forever ago I tried making my own refried beans and it was a disaster! I believed the recipe when it said all you had to do was mash them with a potato masher and everything would be OK. I used canned beans and I can tell you, it wasn’t OK. No matter what I did I […]
Layered Mexican Lasagna with Seasoned Beef & Grilled Peppers
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Burritos
This post is about how to make salsa chicken in the Instant Pot but it is also about getting the most flavour you possible can into your burrito. You can of course make this in your slow cooker or on the stovetop instead. I seasoned my thawed frozen chicken breasts with smoked paprika, cumin, salt and […]
Epicure Selections’ Corn Tortillas
I was always curious to see how corn tortillas compared with wheat flour tortillas but could not make them myself without a tortilla press. Flour tortillas you can roll out by hand but with Masa Harina (corn flour), it will just fall apart. Thanks to my friend Fran, who sent me a care package complete with […]
Epicure’s corn tamales and my first tamales ever!
My dear and amazing friend Fran was so sweet, she ordered a whole bunch of amazing items from Epicure for me including corn husks and Masa Harina (corn flour), on top of a tortilla press! I now had everything I needed to make my own tamales. The only problem? I knew nothing about them! At the time […]