Chicken Tinga and Refried Beans Par Excellence

January 29, 2017 I’ve been on a real Mexican food streak. Last week I made tostadas with refried beans. The beans were promising but I knew they could be better. That gave the impetus to try  another Mexican dish so I could have refried beans as a side dish. The main dish was Chicken Tinga… Continue reading Chicken Tinga and Refried Beans Par Excellence

Refried Beans – Tostadas

January 22, 2017 Previously I’ve pointed out a big difference between this blog and professional cooking blogs – the professionals cook the big holiday meals weeks ahead of time allowing them to post the perfect turkey recipe before Thanksgiving when readers will be looking for them. I post my experience after the fact. Another difference… Continue reading Refried Beans – Tostadas

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

January 7, 2015 Chicken Tortilla Soup is one of those dishes where I keep searching for a better recipe. I’ve cooked it many times and have always come away with something tasty. Nevertheless I’m always looking for something else. In January 2012 I wrote about an incredibly easy recipe featuring a store bought rotisserie chicken… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tostadas with Refried Beans

November 29, 2015 We didn’t have many leftovers from Thanksgiving so we had to cook on Sunday. I broke out a couple more recipes I found while sitting around with my broken leg. I’ve been looking for a simple yet tasty chicken tostada recipe. I probably shouldn’t admit this but I was looking for something… Continue reading Chicken Tostadas with Refried Beans