Oh Baby, I Love Mexican Food!

My dinner a few nights ago.

OK, I admit it, I’m a Mexican food junkie. I love the stuff. Of course, having lived in Mexico for a while as a kid didn’t help my addiction later on. Oh the fast food places and Mexican restaurants are tolerable, but there’s nothing like fresh homemade refried beans, rice, enchiladas…you get my drift.

I use to love watching the ladies making tortillas, chewing on a freshly cut sugarcane stalk, and eating freshly picked coconuts from coconut palm trees. We ate a lot of seafood (being on the Gulf and all) and burritos consisted of whatever was on hand.

Over the years, I’ve kind of combined the traditional, original, and Te-Mex all together. What I come out with is total Mexican comfort food.

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Hey there!

Welcome to my blog! I grew up eating some of the best food there is.  My aunts in the south taught me about cooking, especially how to make dishes without ever looking at a recipe. My goal is to try to pass along  what I learned so that you might enjoy a bit of the goodness I’ve always loved.

P.S. Wherever possible, I have provided an acceptable shortcut to the recipe.