So here is the second of the sides our friends brought over for a dinner on the 4th.
This was a delicious combination. Especially with the crisp green beans. There is nothing worse than mushy vegetables. Add the bacon and mushrooms and you have a hit.
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Submitted on 6/13/2016 by John for Latin week (week starting 6/19/2016)
Author bio: Contributing Author for JaquesKitchen.com
Recipe country of origin Mexico
Description: Mole’ is a traditional Mexican dish. It is made with an interesting and delicious combination of chili and chocolate. This dish is ideal for a slow cooker yielding a dark rich sauce of complex flavors that are irresistible.
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Meatballs are so versatile. Put them on top of spaghetti, on a sandwich, what ever. They are great.
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If Jaque has a specialty this would be it. It’s perfect every time.
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This is a very easy no fail traditional meatloaf. Continue reading “Meatloaf” →
These are a rich and savory version of mashed potatoes. For a richer version use heavy cream. A warning is in order though be careful with the garlic. A little goes a very long way in this recipe. Continue reading “Garlic Mashed Potatoes” →
This is a nice light and refreshing alternative to that more traditional tomato based salsas. The jicama, with its crisp, potato like, texture, adds a great crunch to the salsa. It is also a wonderful vehicle for the other flavors. Jicama, like a potato, has little flavor of its own but absorbs the flavors of the lime, mango and cilantro and become little flavor bombs throughout the salsa.
Works great on tacos or as a side to any lighter Latin dish. Continue reading “Mango Salsa” →
Interestingly Mongolian beef is not a traditional Mongolian dish. But is of Taiwanese origin. Still it is tasty
To make the best homemade Mongolian beef, you need to do a couple of things Continue reading “Mongolian Beef” →