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Tex-Mex Stuffed Shells

My heritage is 100% Italian-American. My husband is ¼ Italian-American. By my calculations, that makes my kids mostly Italian-American. So naturally, we all love pasta! But having lived in South East Texas for many years, Tex-Mex food began to quickly rival Italian as the favorite in in our family. 428 more words


We went to Japanese Costco.

I just had my first-ever Costco experience in Kitakyushu, Japan of all places. It’s pretty much how I imagine American Costco to be, but with cleaner bathrooms. 131 more words

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Prawns Tostadas, Mexico.

Yes, Mexican Night! It might be a weekly regular for a lot of my readers, but in Europe having a Mexican night may call for a special occasion or party. 905 more words

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Easy Chicken Fajitas with Cheesy Enchilada Rice + Tex-Mex Special Sauce

Easy Chicken Fajitas with Cheesy Enchilada Rice + Tex-Mex Special Sauce

Pinto Bean Soup


1 lb dried pinto beans
cold water
2 T olive oil
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced… 569 more words


Venison Chili on the Grill

Long ago, I posted my traditional method of making chili, whether with venison, beef, or a combination of the two. I use two pots on the stove, cooking beans using a quick soak method in one pot, and cooking the meat in another pot. 739 more words


Rosé and mole: Wines for the best of Tex-Mex

When Tex-Mex is on the menu, most of us reach reflexively for a beer. But with its variety of ingredients, flavors and means of preparation, Tex-Mex cuisine pairs beautifully with a range of different wines. 301 more words