Grilled Pineapple Margarita

Grilled Pineapple Margarita Print Recipe 6 to 8 servings Margarita de Piña Asada Ingredients vegetable oil for greasing the grill1 Pineapple peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch rings, crosswise1 jalapeño chopped, or more to taste1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves and upper stems 3 cups pineapple juice 1 cup white or silver tequila 3/4 cup freshly…

Episode 305: Family Fiesta

Everyone knows that Mexican food is great for a party. In this episode, Pati invites some of her son’s friends (and their parents) over to her house and makes some of her popular fiesta dishes — perfect for any party! In Mexico, she travels to the town of Quiroga, known as the Carnitas Capital of…

Morelia-Style Fruit Salad

Morelia-Style Fruit Salad Print Recipe 6 servings Gazpacho Moreliano Ingredients 2 cups peeled and diced ripe mango 2 cups peeled and diced pineapple 2 cups peeled and diced jícama 3 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 6 tablespoons finely chopped white onion 3/4 cup finely crumbled queso Cotija or substitute…

Raw Salsa Verde with Avocado

Raw Salsa Verde with Avocado Print Recipe 2 cups salsa Salsa Verde Cruda con Aguacate Ingredients 1 pound tomatillos husks removed, rinsed and halved1 ripe Mexican avocado halved, pitted, meat scooped out2 tablespoons coarsely chopped white onion 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves and top part of stems 1 jalapeño or serrano chile 3/4 teaspoon…

Carnitas

Carnitas Print Recipe 8 servings Ingredients Half a white onion peeled and coarsely chopped1 1/2 cups water 6 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Pinch cumin 4 whole cloves stems removed1 tablespoon kosher or coarse sea salt or to taste1 tablespoon lard vegetable shortening or…

Papaya Fruit Cocktail or Relish

Papaya Fruit Cocktail or Relish Print Recipe 4 servings as cocktail, 10 as relish Cocktail de Papaya Ingredients 6 cups ripe papaya diced peeled and seeded Zest of 1 lime 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1 to 2 tablespoons agave syrup or honey maple syrup, or sugar, or to taste2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh…

Triple Lime Pound Cake

Triple Lime Pound Cake Print Recipe 10 servings Panque Triple de Limón Ingredients For the pound cake: 1 cup unsalted butter preferably at room temperature, plus more for buttering the pan1 cup granulated sugar 7 eggs separated Zest of 1 lime 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour plus more for dusting the pan Pinch of kosher…

Tuna Minilla Casserole

Tuna Minilla Casserole Print Recipe 8 to 10 servings Cazuela de Minilla de Atún Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup chopped white onion 1 garlic clove finely chopped1 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes chopped, about 6 Roma tomatoes2 7-ounce cans tuna drained and shredded2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2…

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup Print Recipe 6 servings Sopa de Tortilla Ingredients 3 guajillo chiles stemmed and seeded1 pound ripe tomatoes 1 clove garlic 1/2 cup roughly chopped white onion 1/2 teaspoon kosher or coarse sea salt or to taste2 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 cups chicken broth 1 sprig fresh parsley 12 corn tortillas cut into 1-…