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Grilled Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Grilled Breakfast Burritos

These grilled breakfast burritos area so easy to make, and so much better than you’ll get at any fast food restaurant. They are stuffed with chorizo, scrambled eggs, shredded cheddar …

Chile de Arbol Salsa

Chile de Arbol Salsa

This Chile de Arbol Salsa recipe is a staple in taco stands throughout Southern California. It has the tangy tartness from the tomatillos and lime juice, heat from the dried …

El Pollo Loco Avocado Salsa Recipe

Avocado Salsa

This avocado salsa recipe might remind you of El Pollo Loco, but this is what they serve in the hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurants in San Diego and Los Angeles. In fact, …

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips

This recipe for homemade tortilla chips uses white corn tortillas, canola oil and a bit of fresh lime and salt. When making homemade tortilla chips you can also heat a …

chorizo queso fundido recipe

Chorizo Queso Fundido

This recipe for Chorizo Queso Fundido, also known as Mexican Cheese Dip, is perfect for a football party or any small gathering. This Queso Fundido recipe uses chorizo, but it …

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Chicken Quesadillas

These chicken quesadillas are departure from the traditional cheddar cheese and salsa variety, livened up with a stuffing of green onions, grated pepper jack cheese, cream cheese and chopped fresh …

Grilled Fish Tacos

Have you ever tried grilled fish tacos? Here in Southern California, they are a staple menu item at many beach restaurants. This mahi mahi fish taco recipe is topped with …

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Here in Southern California, chicken tortilla soup trumps chicken noodle soup when it comes to winter comfort food. You’ll find it on the menu of practically every Mexican restaurant, and …

Strips and Cheese

I’ve grown up surfing at Southern California’s beaches, and after a long morning navigating the waves, nothing tastes better than this OC local’s favorite — Dwight’s Strips and Cheese — …

Double Decker Tacos Video

Double Decker Tacos

This semi-homemade Double Decker Tacos recipe is an easy way to pull together a spread for your Super Bowl party. In this video, I’ll show you how to doctor up …

Fire Roasted Mexican Salsa

One of my favorite recipes for entertaining is a taco bar, served with this fire-roasted Mexican salsa. What makes it great is that it’s so easy and guests can serve …

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Pan de Muertos

Every October, many members of the Latino community prepare their Pan de Muertos recipe as they begin preparations for El Dia de Los Muertos. This is an annual celebration held …

Southwest Sauce

Use my Southwest Sauce recipe in everything from turkey avocado wraps to chicken sandwiches. You can also use it as a topping for nachos, drizzled over tortilla soup or enchiladas, …

Esquites Corn Cups

One of our favorite street snacks here in Southern California is Esquites , a Mexican corn salad made with mayonnaise, lime juice, chili powder and crumbled Cotija cheese. This is …

Chicken Tacos Al Carbon

Chicken Tacos Al Carbon

Chicken Tacos Al Carbon is a perfect recipe for a summer gathering. I admit that we are huge fans of a restaurant chain called El Pollo Loco here in California, …

Chipotle Barbacoa Burritos Recipe

Chipotle Barbacoa Burritos

These Chipotle Barbacoa Burritos are one of my favorite Mexican dishes. We start out with a beef chuck roast, which is seared on a pan and then slow cooked to …