Tamales Coloraditos

Tamales are practically required on so many December holidays. Take Posadas. And Christmas. Not to mention New Year’s. Wait, of course, that spills over to January with Día de Reyes. Then it continues in February for Día de la Candelaria… It seems to me that the tamal coloradito is particularly festive because, aside from tamales screaming out for celebration on their own, this one is filled with quite a stunner of a mole sauce. And moles are cause for celebration, too! Pair the two into one bite, and you have a happy crowd.

Honey Chipotle Ribs

Honey Chipotle Ribs Print Recipe 4 servings Costillitas con Chipotle y Miel Ingredients 1 cup ketchup 2/3 cup honey 4 tablespoons sauce from chipotles in adobo sauce 3 chipotle chiles from chipotles in adobo sauce minced, seeded optional, or more to taste10 garlic cloves pressed or minced2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup dijon mustard 1/4…

Chilorio for Cinco de Mayo!

Memories from growing up in Mexico City revolve around one celebration or another and mostly center on the foods that just had to be there.  If there was no holiday, anniversary, birthday or special occasion for a formal celebration, then we celebrated the food itself.  Just say the magic words and a get together would…