Tag: Tex-Mex

A trio of high-flying chicken wing recipes

A trio of high-flying chicken wing recipes

Tired of the same old barbecue or honey-glazed chicken wings? Don’t worry. Whether it’s snack food for a football game or any other party, this trio of chicken wing sauces will have your partygoers flying high and high-fiving you. The easy recipes take their cue from my Thai heritage and a little Tex-Mex flair from my stint living in Austin and Fort Worth, Texas.

March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Enjoy a lazy Sunday and treat yourself to Migas

Enjoy a lazy Sunday and treat yourself to Migas

There are about as many versions of Migas as you can imagine. It’s basically scrambled eggs kicked up an infinite level, with chorizo (Mexican sausage), tomatoes, jalapeños, cheese, tortilla strips and salsa verde or salsa roja. My spouse first introduced me to Migas when we lived in Forth Worth, Texas. It’s one of those dishes that has come to remind me of what Sundays are for, relaxing and enjoying the moment and yourself.

October 7, 2015 | 1 Comment More
Chase off the chills with Chicken,  Tortilla and Roasted Chiles Soup

Chase off the chills with Chicken, Tortilla and Roasted Chiles Soup

One of the things I miss most about Texas is Tex-Mex food and also our summertime sojourns to Colorado and trips through New Mexico that would expose me to the piquant flavors of the desert Southwest. It was there that I had tortilla soup for the first time, as well as roasted chiles. Until we […]

September 28, 2015 | 2 Comments More
Go vegan with tasty and hearty Tex-Mex deconstructed enchiladas

Go vegan with tasty and hearty Tex-Mex deconstructed enchiladas

Whether you’re a vegan by choice or simply looking to mix up your meals with something that’s lighter, healthy, tasty and a departure from your daily routine, it’s sometimes daunting to break out of your culinary box. This low-carb and easy recipe is ideal for someone who is diabetic.

September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments More
"Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer" on the Stereo, and Tex-Mex Enchiladas on the Table for Dad and Me!

“Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer” on the Stereo, and Tex-Mex Enchiladas on the Table for Dad and Me!

What would I prepare for my dad to eat if I could have that opportunity? I think he would love some Tex-Mex Cheese and Onion Enchiladas and a cold cerveza.
My father loved food as much as I do. He also loved music, fishing and his family. I asked my two older sisters, who enjoyed much more time with him than I, for their recollections. Marlene, my senior sis, the oldest since we’re all technically “seniors”, wrote: “The things I remember about the food he liked is that there was nothing he would not eat. Remember, this was the Depression era.”

August 20, 2010 | 13 Comments More