Archive for Cinco de Mayo

July 8th, 2014

Crockpot Refried Beans

Crockpot Refried Beans

Seriously Refried Beans.  Beans don't seem that appealing I know.  Refried beans were never one of those things that I really wanted to dip in a spoon and just eat. The refried beans out of a can just don't seem that appetizing. However, since I have started making my own I can't get enough of them. These beans are seriously AMAZING!  I can't even describe the difference between homemade and the canned ones.  They are not even really the same thing at all.   I'd be happy with a bowl of these Refried Beans and a bag of tortilla chips -

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May 5th, 2014

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Moyo de Ayo (creamy avocado garlic sauce)

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Moyo de Ajo

Happy Cinco de Mayo - these Spicy Shrimp Tacos are a perfect way to celebrate.  Spicy Shrimp cooked with a roasted garlic olive oil makes for one delicious dish.  But wait- top it off with Avocado Moyo de Ajo, a creamy avocado garlic sauce and you'll soon be going back for seconds.

The base for both the shrimp and avocado sauce is a roasted garlic oil.  It's easy to make and one you'll want to keep on hand to flavor all kinds of food.  To make it you simply cover crushed garlic cloves with olive oil and roast for about

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May 3rd, 2014

Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

We've rounded up more than 25 of our yummy recipes for a little South of the Border Cinco de Mayo inspiration ~ mmmm . . . the hardest part will be trying to decide which to make!

Read more here . . .

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August 9th, 2013

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Avocado Salsa

June 25th, 2013

Grilled Corn and Poblano Guacamole

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are 100% mine.

I LOVE a good dinner party with good friends.  So when Avocados from Mexico contact me and asked me to host a dinner party using some of Rick Bayless recipes with Avocados from Mexico; I jumped at the opportunity.

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We had a great night, even the kids got in on all the action.  There were no complaints about dinner, which like never happens.  Nothing goes better with good food than good friends, good conversation and a lot of laughter.

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