Mexican Style Rice

Written by Chacha on Mar 22nd, 2014 in Cheese, Chicken stock, Chilies, Corn, Gluten Free, Latin, Onions, Rice, Side Dishes, Tomatoes | No Comments

This is a lovely recipe and a perfect side dish for enchiladas. Your future Mexican meals won’t be complete without this rice. The flavors are exceptional and pair perfectly with just about anything; and it tasted just as good reheated the next day. Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 cups raw long-grain […]

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Creamy Spicy Corn Bread

Written by Chacha on Jul 24th, 2012 in Breads, Cheeses, Corn, Eggs, Recipe, Sour Cream | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 9 Ingredients 1 stick butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 box (8.5-ounces) Gifty corn mix 1 cup sour cream 1 can (14 3/4-ounces) “Cream Style Corn” (Note: Not whole corn kernels) 1 teaspoon Tabasco 2 eggs 1 ½ cup freshly […]

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Pasta with Fresh Corn and Tomatoes

Written by Chacha on Jul 10th, 2012 in Cheese, Corn, Meatless Main Dish, Pasta, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 pound wide egg noodles or fettuccine 3 ears corn, shucked 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large shallot, thinly sliced Pinch crushed red pepper 3 cups grape tomatoes 4 large cloves garlic, finely minced Kosher salt and freshly ground black  pepper 2/3 cup good white wine 1/2 cup chicken broth, […]

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Saffron Rice with Corn (Yellow Rice with Corn)

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Celery, Chicken broth, Corn, Onions, Peppers, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of toasted saffron (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics) 1/4 cup hot good-quality chicken broth ¼ cup good-quality white wine 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 […]

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