Kimchi & Cornbread

Tacos de Arrechera, Skirt Steak Tacos

This is definitely not your typical ground beef taco! This dish is made with juicy skirt steak and cooked the way you like. You can get arrachera from a street vendor or in a restaurant in Mexico.

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Tortillas de Harina, Flour Tortillas

Delicious soft flour tortillas can be made at home too. They take a little longer, make a little mess, and require some more effort but they are delicious. This recipe make twenty so it’s enough for some tacos and then I use the rest to make freezer burritos.

 

Tortillas de Harina, Flour Tortillas
Yields 20
Soft, easy to make flour tortillas.
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Ingredients
  1. 3 cups flour
  2. 1 tsp salt
  3. 1tsp baking powder
  4. 1/3 cup sunflower oil
  5. 1 cup warm water
Instructions
  1. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder together until well combined.
  2. Mix in oil and water until combined.
  3. Turn mixture onto floured surface and knead for 3 to 8 minutes.
  4. Divide dough into 20 pieces and form pieces into balls. Place in a bowl, cover, and let rest for 20 minutes.
  5. Heat skillet, griddle, or pan to medium-high.
  6. Roll each dough bad out to desired size and cook on griddle. Flipping until desired color is reached.
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Chilaquiles Mayas

Chilaquiles is a corn tortilla and chicken dish served for breakfast in Mexico. It’s sort of like nachos. The sauce can be anything from salsa verde to a red sauce. This recipe happens to be a super spicy sauce from a restaurant called Toks. Their dish was called Chilaquiles Mayas and I loved it.

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Tortillas de Maiz, Corn Tortillas

There is nothing like homemade corn tortillas. These also freeze well so make plenty ahead and put some in the freezer for when you need them.

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Soondubu Kimchi Jjigae, Soft Tofu Kimchi Stew

When hubby is away I get to enjoy all my funky and spicy foods like this soondubu kimchi jjigae which is Korean soft tofu kimchi stew.

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Apricot Sweet Chili Glazed Spatchcock Chicken with Chinese Five Spice

Want to spice up your roast chicken? You should try this recipe! The Chinese five spice rub gives the perfect touch of aromatics while the sticky sweet chili sauce wakes up the taste buds.

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Easy Strawberry Ice Cream

Dessert, Uncategorized | April 7, 2016 | By

Even after making fresh strawberry jam earlier this week we still have quite a few strawberries left for other yummy things like strawberry ice cream. Nothing beats homemade ice cream.

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Uncategorized | April 5, 2016 | By

Nothing beats homemade jam. You can taste the freshness of the berries and it’s not that synthetic flavor that you get from most store bought jams and jellies. I also love the chunky fruit in it when I spread it across some homemade bread or a scone.

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