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Carne Picada: Equal Parts Versatility and Taste

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

I have become a big fan of using the carne picada sold in our local butcher shop for taco night. Marinated, thinly sliced beef, ready to cook that makes extraordinarily tasty tacos. Buying this product is convenient and gets a weeknight dinner on the table in a jiffy. However, I got to thinking. What exactly is this carne picada? Why can’t I make my own? And what other delicious dinners can I create using it? 

Chicken Fajitas Recipes – Authentic mexican flavours

Written by Sean Jewett on . Posted in food

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The fajita is a gem brought to the world from Tex-Mex culture. I love fajitas because they are very quick to prepare and very quick to please.  It was originally made with skirt steak that farm hands would get as payment while driving cattle in the American Southwest. The word fajita comes from the Spanish faja, meaning belt or sash, and “ita” is a diminutive meaning little.

Your New Favorite Drink Will be the Mangonada

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in drink

If you haven’t tried a mangonada or a chamango, you are in for a real treat. A mangonada is a fruit-based Mexican mango drink that features mangoes, lime juice, Chamoy sauce, chili powder, and usually features at tamarind straw. Although this drink is Mexican and origin it can be found commonly in states such as California, New Mexico, and Illinois. In some areas, it is also known as a chamango.

Picante Sauce Recipes You’ll Love

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

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One of my first experiences with picante sauce was when I ordered a breakfast burrito when my family went out to eat. They provide a small packet of picante sauce with the burritos, which adds a little spice to your meal. I had only had mild salsa before this experience because I tend to go for the milder sauces with my Mexican food

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