Tag Archives: Salsa

Taco Za!

Supposedly, taco pizza is a thing in Iowa: refried beans topped with taco seasoned meat and cheese. Well… we like tacos, and we like pizza, so of course we were gonna be having this! It might have helped that folk … Continue reading

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Ranch Salsa

A while back, I was reading an interview with one of our presidential candidates, “Mayor Pete” from South Bend, Indiana. The interviewer was asking Mayor Pete about his stance on what is, apparently, a popular dip and/or spread in his … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

What better to go with our dry braised brisket tacos than a nice batch of my favorite yellow rice? What? I am out of yellow rice?!? Bother. Fortunately, after a search of da google, I find that my stash of … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sopes

Traditionally, a sope is a thick corn tortilla topped with veggies and (mebbe) meat. In this case, the sope is half inch thick sliced polenta, fried in a bit of duck fat (because I could), topped with a mashed black … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 45: Refried Black Beans

I found this recipe written on a scrap of paper in the bottom of The Doris Project bag: “Refried beans salsa mixed w/taco seasoning sour cream cheese & onion on top.” I decided to try it… INGREDIENTS •1 can black … Continue reading

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Peach Salsa

The allure of a large box of California peaches at Costco was just too much to resist, so I brought one home; knowing all too well that I would never be able to eat them all before they went mushy. … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 26: Tomato Salsa

Yeh, I know, at first blush calling it tomato salsa seems like it might could be a non sequitur; but consider the salsa options available at your local market. Heck, consider yesterday’s post. So, tomato salsa it is, and a … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Salsa

Just so you know, salsa doesn’t have to be made with tomatoes… One of Rich’s brothers makes a fine mango salsa that we all quite enjoy, and I am quite fond of Guzman’s cranberry salsa (especially tossed with pulled pork for … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 14: Beef Taco Bake

This week’s Doris Project recipe comes to us from the nice folk at Campbell’s, and, for a change, I stayed mostly true to their recipe… Well, OK, so I added onion and black olives… and, I made my own ‘condensed’ … Continue reading

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Mango Salsa

I love mango – diced and tossed with strawberries for a quick breakfast, in chutney as a glaze for grilled chicken (I have that recipe around here somewhere…) or in a salsa or salad. In truth, I think this recipe … Continue reading

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