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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

This is a recipe I brought with me from the heart of Texas given to me by a co-worker I knew long ago. Double the recipe if you’re feeding a crowd. Delicioso! ½ of a medium onion, chopped 1-2 Tablespoons light olive oil ½ teaspoon chili powder dash of cayenne pepper 1 cup rice 3…

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April's Guacamole | aprilscookbook.com

April’s Guacamole

This is a guacamole recipe I’ve been using for a few years now. Of course, recipes for guacamole are entirely flexible and I love to make garlicky guacamole with a little verde salsa kick. I’m not crazy about raw onion in guacamole, although I know a lot of people love red onion mixed in. Depending on…

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Arroz Con Leche

“This is my new favorite.” How’s that for a review on my first attempt at making an old classic Mexican recipe that shows up at a lot of winter parties where I’m from. Arroz con leche is rice and milk & it’s a very rich and wonderful dessert. Not at all for dieters. But about…

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Homemade cilantro lime rice is so much tastier than the local burrito joint. This flavor combo is outstanding fresh and easy to make, I’m sure it will become a recipe we make regularly. 1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup long-grain white rice 2 cups vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped cilantro Grated…

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Habanero Salsa | aprilscookbook.com

Habanero Salsa

I have a habanero pepper plant that has produced a ton of peppers this summer so I’m making all kinds of spicy things to eat! This is a great recipe and you can easily substitute your favorite pepper. 4 small ripe tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup red onion, minced 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons parsley,…

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Enchilada Casserole

This is a really easy and fun recipe to make. You can add your favorite additional ingredients like black beans, diced onion, corn, etc. It’s easy to get creative here. 12 – 15 corn tortillas, cut up 1 can enchilada sauce (14.5 oz.) 8 oz. Mexican blend cheese, grated (or use your favorite cheese) 1…

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