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30 July, 2017

Nopalitos Con Huevo – Cactus With Egg Taco

Nopalitos Con Huevo – Cactus With Egg Taco
Posted in : Eggs, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex), Vegetables on by : Adán
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Serve nopalitos con huevo with freshly made corn tortillas. The tang and crispness of the nopalitos are wonderful for breakfast.  It’s a classic Mexican dish that’s enjoyed all over the US and Mexico, and certainly everywhere in the Texas Mexican region.  Moreover, nopalitos are a super food, delivering the highest amount of nutrition with the
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23 December, 2016

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros
Comments : 2 Posted in : Chiles, Salsas and Guacamoles, Eggs, Food History, Recipes on by : Adán
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Poetry and food?  Absolutely with Huevos Rancheros.  First of all I love Tejano music, Norteño music.  It’s just in my blood. Whether I’m driving or at my desk, when I hear a conjunto, a corrido, una polka, I instinctively want to stand up and twist, or swing my hips, shuffle my feet, or sing or
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23 June, 2016

Make Machacado — Texas Salt Lake

Make Machacado — Texas Salt Lake
Posted in : Eggs, Food History, Meats, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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“Machacado Con Huevo” uses the basic element, salt (sodium choride), to dry and preserve meat.  It’s a traditional breakfast dish based on a technique that we inherited from our native Texas ancestors who handed it down to each subsequent generation.  Over thousands of years, a Texas salt lake provided an unending supply of salt. Crush
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21 March, 2016

Breakfast Tacos: Potato and Egg

Breakfast Tacos: Potato and Egg
Posted in : Eggs, Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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Potato and egg breakfast tacos were my lunch staple all through grade school.  My mom would make them for all us kids, and send us off to school with these wonderful tacos wrapped inside a brown paper bag.  By lunch time they were cold, but you’ll find, as I did, that they are delicious, hot
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16 February, 2016

Breakfast Taco, Sausage and Egg

Breakfast Taco, Sausage and Egg
Posted in : Eggs, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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“Chorizo Country” and egg is a hearty and traditional Texas Mexican breakfast taco.  Just ask anyone in central or south Texas.   Add some freshly made tomato and Serrano chile salsa and you’ll be ready to save the world! The best breakfast tacos are made with pliant, puffy flour tortillas that are chewy and flavorful (make
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17 November, 2015

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble
Posted in : Eggs, Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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Not only is this a quick breakfast for those weekdays when you want to hit the road in a good mood, but it’s got protein, complex carbs and lots of vitamins. It’s a Mexican celebration. All of the ingredients in this breakfast were enjoyed in Texas before the1500s: eggs, tomato, chile, onion, corn, oil and
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