Side Dishes

Corn Tortillas

Makes 32 tortillas Homemade tortillas may not seem worth the trouble, but if you haven’t had a fresh tortilla, you are truly missing out. A super-simple mixture of masa harina, water, and a bit of salt combine to form the dough, which you can press with a tortilla press (you […]

Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Dry Taco Seasoning

Makes 1/4 cup Keep this taco seasoning on hand for whenever you want to spice up some ground meat or sautéed vegetables for a wrap. It is lower in sodium than most packaged taco seasonings. Epazote is an herb used in Mexican cooking. It is similar to oregano, so you […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & Snacks, Side Dishes

Flour Tortillas

Makes 1 dozen Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 cup hot water, or more as needed Directions In a food processor or blender, combine the flour and butter until the flour has a texture of a coarse meal. Transfer […]

Family Fun

National Taco Day (aka Best Day Ever!)

It’s National Taco Day, which is weird because we celebrate tacos every week (#TacoTuesday). Of course, we don’t need an excuse for tacos, and neither do you. We’ve talked tacos here before, so we know what can go IN them (sweet potatoes, flaky fish, homemade salsas!), but how often do […]

Allergen Friendly, Free Recipes, Main Dishes

Roasted Veggie Fajita Bowls

Makes 4 servings These bowls are endlessly customizable for a quick and filling weeknight dinner. Add thinly sliced raw chicken breast to the veggie mixture before cooking or top the bowls with leftover chili or pulled pork. Drizzle with pico de gallo, sour cream, or a sprinkle of shredded cheese […]

Main Dishes

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Pineapple Cream

Makes 4 servings These are a super-simple vegan dinner that is both flavorful and super filling. We used black beans and sweet potato to fill our corn tortillas, but you can substitute butternut squash and chickpeas, if that’s what you have on hand. You can make the pineapple-avocado cream a […]

Family Fun

Taco Night

What comes to mind when you think about a taco? Is it a crunchy tortilla shell filled with ground beef and lettuce? Is it a flour tortilla wrapped around shredded chicken? Or maybe you live in southern California, and a taco means grilled, freshly-caught fish in a corn tortilla. That’s […]