Category Archives for Mexican

Fish Tacos, Whisk n’ Ladle, Mango-Jicama Slaw, MSC-Certified Halibut & Reamers

I’m feeling sort of overwhelmed by everything I want to fit into this post. Bullet points, I hope, will help my cause. • So, after a week of feasting, I considered, for the first time ever, making tofu for dinner. … Continue reading

31. July 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Fish, Mexican, Salsa | 1 comment

Good Stock

I’m sort of embarrassed about posting this video, but after I shot it, I couldn’t resist. I sound like such a freak. I’m pretty sure I don’t sound like that normally. Anyway, I happened to be preparing tinga, which I’ve … Continue reading

09. July 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Chicken, Entrees, Mexican | 4 comments

Tortillas & Blossoms

I have a vision of the perfect tortilla. It’s made of corn, from fresh masa, not masa harina. It’s thin. It’s soft. And, ideally, it’s made to order on a griddle-like surface like the ones served every weekend at the … Continue reading

02. June 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Gardening, Grass-fed Meat, Mexican | 1 comment

Mango Pico de Gallo

Before the summer tomatoes reach the farm stands, ripe for fresh pico de gallo, try making one with mangoes, which are currently in season. From now until September, bright yellow champagne mangoes are at the market, and from May until … Continue reading

27. April 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvres, Mexican, Salsa, Vegetarian | 2 comments