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Burger Toppings Week: Vamos a Mexico With the Cemita Burger

Daniel Gritzer 8 comments

What do you get when you take Mexico's greatest sandwich and combine it with a good ol' all-beef burger from the U.S. of A.? Why, the cemita burger, claro! Refrieds, chipotle, avocado, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato, and more come together for this extravaganza of burger toppings. More

Cemita Burger With Refried Beans, Chipotle Mayo, Avocado, and Oaxacan Cheese

Serious Eats Daniel Gritzer 4 comments

What do you get when you take Mexico's greatest sandwich and combine it with a good ol' all-beef burger from the U.S. of A.? Why, the cemita burger, claro! Refrieds, chipotle, avocado, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato, and more come together for this extravaganza of burger toppings. More

Serious Entertaining: A Mexican-Inspired Brunch

Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

Make outdoor entertaining easy with this fill-your-own taco brunch. More

Grilled Queso Panela With Roasted Tomatillo and Poblano Salsa

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

Queso panela may be semi-soft, but it keeps it shape when grilled. It's mild flavor gets a boost in this recipe from a fruity and tart tomatillo and poblano salsa along with an onion and cilantro topping. More

An Introduction to Mexican Cuisine, Part 1: Puebla and Central Mexico

Chris E. Crowley 15 comments

What is Poblano cuisine? Meat wrapped in fragrant leaves and roasted underground or braised in tomatoes and tomatillos. Pumpkin seeds used in more ways than you thought possible. A sophisticated bread culture. And of course there's mole, the chocolate-tinged sauce that takes dozens of ingredients and days to make, which, when done right, is a Proustian madeleine of the New World. More

From the Archives: Horchata-Flavored Ice Cream, Perfect for Grilling Season

Daniel Gritzer Post a comment

The flavors of the classic Mexican drink called horchata—rice, almond, and cinnamon—come together in this incredibly rich, cooling ice cream. It's the perfect endnote to a day of summertime grilling. More

One-Pot Wonders: 20-Minute Spicy Chicken Tacos With Corn, Feta, and Avocado

One-Pot Wonders Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

These 20-minute tacos make for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal. Finishing the chicken thighs in a flavorful braising liquid filled with spicy chipotles in adobo yields tender, moist meat that's topped with a raw corn-and-feta salad and creamy slices of avocado. More

Spicy Chicken Tacos With Corn, Feta, and Avocado

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr 6 comments

These 20-minute tacos make for a great family-style dinner or a quick weeknight meal. Finishing the chicken thighs in a flavorful braising liquid filled with spicy chipotles in adobo yields tender, moist meat that's topped with a raw corn-and-feta salad and creamy slices of avocado. More

Jalapeño Coleslaw

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

Bringing a little Tex-Mex influence to coleslaw, this dressing gets its bold flavor from lime juice, jalapeño, cilantro, and cumin. More

Essential Tex-Mex: How to Make Cheese Enchiladas With Red Chili Gravy

Nick Kindelsperger 14 comments

Meet the ultimate, upgraded Tex-Mex Enchiladas: Tortillas, rolled up around a cheddar-based filling and completely enveloped by a rich red chili sauce, then topped with even more melted cheese. The sauce is rustic and aromatic, with a haunting cumin aroma and a heat from the chilies that doesn't attack so much as slowly tickle the back of your tongue. We've taken a few liberties, but they're worth it. More

Tex-Mex Cheese Enchiladas With Red Chili Gravy

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 11 comments

Meet the ultimate, upgraded Tex-Mex Enchiladas: Tortillas, rolled up around a cheddar-based filling and completely enveloped by a rich red chili sauce, then topped with even more melted cheese. The sauce is rustic and aromatic, with a haunting cumin aroma and a heat from the chilies that doesn't attack so much as slowly tickle the back of your tongue. We've taken a few liberties, but they're worth it. More

The Secret to Delicious Chicken Fajita Kebabs: It's All in the Marinade

Grilling Joshua Bousel Post a comment

Chicken isn't generally the go-to meat for fajitas (flavorful skirt steak is the deserving star usually), but this flavor-packed marinade made with cilantro, tart lime juice, brown sugar, cumin, and crushed red pepper makes it a worthy stand-in. Here, we thread the chicken pieces onto skewers and cook them kebab-style. It's everything there is to love about chicken fajitas on one stick, minus the tortilla, of course. More

Buttermilk Bacon-Fat Flour Tortillas From 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table'

Cook the Book Kate Williams 5 comments

For some reason, homemade flour tortillas have always intimidated me. I've made corn tortillas many times, so I'm not sure where the reluctance came from. But once I saw Lisa Fain's recipe for buttermilk and bacon-fat filled flour tortillas in her new cookbook, The Homesick Texan's Family Table, I could resist no longer. More

Buttermilk Bacon-Fat Flour Tortillas From 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 5 comments

For some reason, homemade flour tortillas have always intimidated me. I've made corn tortillas many times, so I'm not sure where the reluctance came from. But once I saw Lisa Fain's recipe for buttermilk and bacon-fat filled flour tortillas in her new cookbook, The Homesick Texan's Family Table, I could resist no longer. More

How to Make Sopes (Savory Mexican Corn Cakes) With Masa

Lauren Rothman 6 comments

One stellar member of the wide, wonderful world of Mexican masa-based dishes is the sope, a thin, shallow shell of corn dough that's fried until just crisp on the outside but hot and tender inside, then piled high with any number of meat-based fillings. More

Potato-Chorizo Sopes With Avocado Crema

Serious Eats Lauren Rothman Post a comment

One stellar member of the wide, wonderful world of Mexican masa-based dishes is the sope, a thin, shallow shell of corn dough that's fried until just crisp on the outside but hot and tender inside, then piled high with any number of meat-based fillings. More

Where to Find the Best Mexican Food in Portland, OR

Nathan Tucker 15 comments

One of the most common complaints I hear from people is that there isn't any decent Mexican (or even Mexican-American) food to be found in Portland. Well, I'm here to tell you that that's simply not true. There's plenty of good Mexican cooking in Portland, but sometimes you have to look a little farther afield. Here's where to find the best of the best. More

A Basic Introduction to the Salty, Spicy World of Mexican Snacks

Brooke Porter Katz 15 comments

From chips and nuts to even lollipops, many Mexican snack foods share a flavor profile dominated by spice, citrus, and salt. We tried some of the most popular. More

The Food Lab Turbo: Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

Latin Cuisine J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Spicy, vinegary, and flavor-packed, this quick chili recipe relies on raw Mexican-style chorizo (you can make it yourself or buy it from a store), with a few simple flavor additions, a couple of cans of beans, and a quick simmer. More

Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

Spicy, vinegary, and flavor-packed, this quick chili recipe relies on raw Mexican-style chorizo (you can make it yourself or buy it from a store), with a few simple flavor additions, a couple of cans of beans, and a quick simmer. More

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