Month: October 2007

  • Delicious Seared Tuna Salad with Chayote Slaw

    Tonight we tried out a main dish salad from Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless. A bed of romaine is topped with a chayote slaw tossed in a guajillo chile dressing and seared tuna. A lot of different textures and flavors going on with this salad! Chris says: I really love this guajillo chile dressing — […]

  • Gremolata-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Tomato Relish

    After spending a long weekend in Santa Fe eating tons of Southwestern and Mexican food, we wanted to have a light dinner that didn’t take a lot of time to prepare. I found this recipe in the Weight Watchers Great Cooking Everyday cookbook. We served it with orzo tossed with lemon juice and parsley. Lisa […]

  • Catfish Creole Stew

    Thad and Abbie came over tonight to be a part of Lisa’s first experience with catfish. This recipe comes from Great Bowls of Fire, which we’ve (sadly) been neglecting for a while, but now that we’re into the cooler weather I’m sure that spicy stews and hotpots are going to make a more regular appearance. […]

  • Tuna Machaca

    This is the first recipe we’ve made from The Border Cookbook, which features home cooking from the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Marinated tuna is quickly seared in a pan with onion, tomatoes, and peppers. We served it with Green Rice, which is quickly becoming our go-to side dish for Southwest dishes. Chris says: Wow, […]

  • Cilantro Soup

    I’d been looking forward to making this soup for a while but was waiting for an opportunity to have it as a starter. That plan came to fruition tonight. We enjoyed this soup, based on a recipe in Healthy Latin Cooking, as a first course before moving on to our Tuna Machaca. Lisa says: Whoa, […]