Category Archives: no-recetas

Cooking with EL CHAVO! : Huevos Rancheros!

It seems a bit wrong that I should share my version of this dish with you all, considering that I’ve spent many weekend mornings critiquing/praising the variety of  examples available in Los Angeles. It almost seems smug, as if I … Continue reading

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Cooking with EL CHAVO! : Vegetarian Menudo

Bienvenidos Chavos y Chavas a otra edicion de mis recetas vegetarianas! Settle down now with all your laughing and guffawing, cuz this here is indeed a plate of vegan menudo. And it’s good. No, really, its tasty and animal-less. Oh … Continue reading

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Cooking with EL CHAVO! : Frijoles Rancheros

And so the re-purposing of that initial pot of beans continues. This variation is easily the one that gives me the most satisfaction, a legume experience that is pure gustatory pleasure and reminds me of better days. This recipe might … Continue reading

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Cooking with EL CHAVO! : Nopales

Que Pasa Gente! Did you finally get bored of that Croissan’wich? Great! It wasn’t very good for you anyways. I suggest you try some of the foods of your ancestors, you might find out the viejitos were right! In this … Continue reading

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Cooking with EL CHAVO! : Verdolagas

I suppose going out for another gigantic moon of greasy, bready Costco pizza is an option for tonight’s dinner, but you’ve already done that, so-many-times. Don’t you think maybe it’s time to figure out how to feed yourself, with real … Continue reading

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How to make Mexican Rice

I enjoy cooking. I find it oddly relaxing to zone out while I frantically chop away at ingredients as I guide them in the process of becoming a dish. Making your own meals is also rewarding on both the sensory … Continue reading

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