Category Archives: Mexico

Día de Muertos Traditions

I was around before Day of the Dead festivities became a marketing strategy that lots of American corporations have signed on to. Even Mexico has latched on to this new version of DOD, doing a yearly parade based off of … Continue reading

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Never Feel Bad About Your Cooking

I usually try to improve my cooking skills, I am not always successful. I still cannot make an amazing omelette like Jacques Pepin, but I no longer feel bad about it. After seeing this amazingly bad way to make a … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: Vips Nezahualcóyotl, DF

A long time ago, well I guess about 12 years ago, I took some notes and some pictures of a potential HR review when I was down in Mexico City, in the (for some reason) feared suburb of Nezahualcóyotl. I … Continue reading

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Day of The Dead…Is Dead

Let us give the last rites to a cultural tradition that has slipped away from us. I’m old enough to remember when Dia de Muertos practices started to cross over into the American mainstream culture. Some optimistic Chicanos thought it … Continue reading

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Secret Huevos

This is one of the best breakfast-es I’ve had in a long time. Huevo estrellados cooked in a ranchero sauce with rajas, queso, and crema. A sort of huevos en cazuela, though these are named after the restaurant. I plan … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: La Llamarada – World Cup Edition

Last week I cooked up some breakfast for a World Cup party. Today I just wanted something easier. Time to order from an old favorite, La Llamarada!

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