Tag: tacos

  • Cochinita Pibil: Slow-roasted Yucatan Pork

    We had banana leaves left over from the Steamed Salmon recipe, and I happened to stumble across this tasty-looking pork dish a couple of days before a PEPS potluck, so it was a no-brainer to make it our contribution.  I’m still partial to the Carnitas that we’ve made a few times previously, but this recipe […]

  • Soft Tacos with Green Chard, Caramelized Onions, and Queso Fresco

    These delicious tacos from Mexican Everyday are filled with a mixture of caramelized onions and sauteed green chard — definitely a departure from the norm for us! When we make tacos at home, we’re more likely to fill them with mahi-mahi or shredded chicken. We picked this recipe because it’s Vegetarian Week here at We […]

  • Tacos de Carnitas

    Wow. Just, wow. I’ve been meaning to make carnitas tacos for at least a year now, and can’t believe how wonderfully they turned out. I started with a recipe from Elise’s site and made some modifications based on some of the comments, and changed the toppings to suit our tastes. Moist, spicy, fall-apart pork, crisped […]

  • Grilled Mahi-Mahi Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

    One of our favorite quick summer meals is grilled fish tacos. This recipe is based on preparations that I’ve encountered at a couple of local restaurants. It’s quick to make, thanks to pre-marinated fish from Trader Joe’s. Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos——————–Trader Joe’s Seasoned Mahi-Mahi FilletsPineapple Salsa (recipe follows)Cabbage, shreddedTortillas 1. Grill fish over medium heat until […]