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Chile Verde Made with REAL Pueblo Chiles :) …Oh, and Pork

2 lb pork, cut into cubes A whole lot of roasted Pueblo chiles 12 oz can diced tomatoes 1 bag (8 oz) of frozen Herdez diced Poblano peppers 2 large jalapeños, diced but not seeded 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp Mexican oregano 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp […]

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Rita’s Shrimp & Andouille Gumbo

For the roux I need equal parts flour to oil so I used (look Jane, no butter!): 4 oz vegetable oil 4 oz all-purpose flower For the rest of it: 32 oz seafood stock 1 small onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1/2 teaspoon black pepper […]

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Chile Verde Time Again

It’s that time of the year again where I fire up the Ninja 3-in-1 and make chile verde with pork. What I used: 3 thick boneless  pork loin chops, cut into cubes 2 dozen roasted Pueblo chiles, diced (and I left the seeds in) 1 small yellow onion, diced 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp […]

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Pork Chile Verde Over a Chicken Mexican Pizza

This is what happens when our favorite local joint is closed on a Sunday and there’s a craving for a Mexican Pizza. So I continue to experiment with making chile verde I tried an easier way — one that didn’t require me to roast the peppers like I did last time. Today I tried using […]

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Holy Trinity Gumbo

From Wikipedia: Gumbo is a dish that originated in southern Louisiana during the 18th century. It typically consists primarily of a strongly flavored stock, meat or shellfish, a thickener, and seasoning vegetables, which can include celery, bell peppers and onions (a trio known in Cajun cuisine as the “trinity”; add garlic to make it the […]

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Chile Verde with Pork

Ingredients: •    2 lbs pork, cut into cubes •    1 3/4 lb tomatillos, roasted •    2 Poblano or Anaheim peppers, roasted •    4 small Pueblo chiles, roasted •    1 small yellow onion, diced •    1 large jalapeño, seeded and diced •    5 garlic cloves, minced •    1 tsp Mexican oregano •    1 tsp ground coriander •   […]

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Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

SO excited to get my new toy, a Ninja! It’s a 3-in-1 cooking system. Beef stew recipe from their cookbook which I modified a little to suit what I had on hand. Ingredients: 2 pounds beef cut into chunks 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 […]

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Étouffée & Sazerac

The Mister and I enjoyed dinner last night at the home of our wonderful friends, Mister & Missus P. As soon as we came in the front door we were aware that every detail to setting the perfect warm and inviting atmosphere was handled beautifully by Missus P. Dinner was prepared by Mister P, aka […]

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