Category Archives: Cilantro

Coctel de Camarones – Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


This is without a doubt one of my absolute favorite dishes.  Until I recently made this I’ve only ordered it in restaurants.  I was first introduced to this amazing “shrimp cocktail” in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, sometime in the early 80’s. … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos


Fish Tacos are one of my favorite meals.  When my man, Dan brought home some fresh snapper fillets last weekend I seasoned them, threw them on the grill and presto!  Fresh fish tacos.  It doesn’t get better than this.  Luckily … Continue reading

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Peach-Hatch Salsa


If you can’t beat the heat- may as well join it!  That’s just what we did last weekend when we brought home bags full of fresh hatch chiles from Central Market.  We sampled so many food items with hatch chiles … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Brownies, Chicken, Cilantro, Fruit, Goat Cheese, Grilling, Hatch Chiles, Herbs, Peaches, Peppers, Salsa, Seafood, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

A Lighter Meal


After chowing down on those ribs I told you about earlier this week I was really in the mood for a lighter meal.  My mom brought me a recipe for shrimp tacos she’d found while perusing the newspaper.  She knows … Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s Day Havoc


UGH!  The March winds are rearing their ugly heads today.  The roaring sound is relentless, the phrase wind-blown is in effect, and my hair is tousled, to say the least.   The twenty-seven mile per hour winds are wrecking havoc … Continue reading

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