Mexican Gorditas

Mexican Gorditas Jalisco, Mexico What are Gorditas? The term Gordita means “chubby” so essentially, gorditas are thick corn tortillas that have a pocket in the middle. Made for stuffing with delicious Mexican fillings, preferably on the spicy side if you ask me. These are real, authentic, homemade gorditas just like a Mexican Mom would teach you to…

8 Restaurant Sauces We Love

 8 Restaurant Sauces We Love Jalisco, Mexico I have been getting many requests lately, asking “How do you make this sauce from this restaurant or that sauce from that restaurant”. Well there are so many favorite chain restaurant sauces to share but I put together this list of 8 copy cat sauces. These are the…

The Quesadilla: Simply Scrumptious

The Quesadilla: Simply Scrumptious Jalisco, Mexico If I had to choose one type of cuisine to eat for the rest of my life it would probably have to be Mexican food, I’d better as I live in this beautiful country of Mexico. I mean could I ever get tired of that fresh, deliciously seasoned zesty…

My Big Sister’s: Homemade Egg Rolls

My Big Sister’s: Homemade Egg Rolls Nova Scotia, Canada This is my big Sister’s egg roll recipe, which is a variation of our Mum’s recipe. Our Mum always loved having plenty in the freezer for just that perfect occasion. Personally I love them, freshly made or from the freezer for a tasty snack. We use…

Cheeseburger Soup: Burger In A Bowl

Cheeseburger Soup: Burger In A Bowl Jalisco, Mexico I have been telling everyone lately that I have been in some sort of soup mood. Ham Potato Corn Chowder, Cream of Asparagus, Baked Potato, all warm, comforting soups. So this Cheeseburger Soup is definitely what I would call a comfort dish. It takes one of my…

Salisbury Steak From The Slow Cooker

Salisbury Steak From The Slow Cooker Ontario, Canada It’s comfort food central with this Salisbury Steak recipe. Homemade beef patties simmered in a tasty brown mushroom gravy. So tender, so tasty, so darn good. I remember having my first Salisbury Steak back in the 60’s in the form of a Swanson Salisbury Steak TV dinner….

The Sweet Potato: Done Perfectly

The Sweet Potato: Done Perfectly Jalisco, Mexico The sweet potato! Unbelievably versatile, sweet potatoes can be served with absolutely anything as a side or as a main on their own. Crispy on the outside and fork tender on the inside, this is one of the best ways to roast or bake a sweet potato. Load…

White Chicken Enchiladas

Ontario, Canada This is one of my favorite south of the border meals, easy to make and incredibly satisfying! Rich and creamy, these White Chicken Enchiladas are easy and smothered in a simple sour cream and green chile sauce. The green chiles give them a lot of flavor without too much heat, which makes these…

Caramel Apple Pie: Delicious

Ontario, Canada My Mom’s favorite! To me, this is the purest, most intensely flavored apple pie recipe there is and I love my apple pie. It’s a combination of 4 recipes I’ve gathered over the years. The interesting thing about this recipe is the way the caramel sauce enhances the tartness of the apples, that’s…

Loaded Baked Potato Soup Baby

Ontario, Canada First time I ever tried this soup was at a high end restaurant in Toronto and yes, it was a very overpriced appetizer. Though really who doesn’t love a bowl of belly warming, wonderful soup? After thoroughly enjoying this bowl of flavorful yummy, I thought I can make this at home, no problem….

Copy Cat: Popeye’s Spicy Fried Chicken

Jalisco, Mexico Do you like Popeye’s chicken? Then you’ll love this copycat version of the spicy, crispy, golden deliciousness! You’ll adore the taste of spicy, perfectly seasoned, crispy on the outside and tender juicy on the inside. With the signature warming spicy kick of Popeye’s fried chicken? So skip the drive-thru and enjoy a homemade…

Butter Milk Pancakes: Matching Syrup

Butter Milk Pancakes Jalisco, Mexico This recipe is my favorite pancake recipe ever! I love the tang of the buttermilk and use it whenever I can, especially in buttermilk biscuits. Whenever you serve these pancakes to family or friends they will attest that these truly are the best ever! I think what elevates these fantastic…

A Taste Of Mexico: Birria de Res

Jalisco, Mexico   There are so many different recipes for Birria, but all of them use a combination of dried peppers and herbs. The deep robust Mexican flavors that will make your taste buds very happy. I personally enjoy the meat for Tacos Birria but you can enjoy Birria like a beef stew, garnished with…

Pastelon: Plantain Lasagna

Sacatepéquez, Guatemala Pastelon is a Latin style lasagna (no pasta allowed) that is a combination of sweet and savory flavors, made with spiced beef, sandwiched in layers of plantains, cheese and topped with a cheese egg mixture. Absolutely incredible meal for regular or special days! So put this recipe on your bucket list. Maybe you…

Leftover Turkey Dinner: In An Egg Roll

Turkey Dinner Egg Rolls Nova Scotia, Canada Wondering what to do with all those leftovers from the big turkey dinner? Why don’t we just stuff some of it in an egg roll and serve with leftover gravy or cranberry sauce for dipping. The ultimate way to enjoy Thanksgiving or Christmas, even after Turkey Day is…