Cinco de Mayo

Pomelo Margaritas

May 31, 2012
Pomelo Margarita

Have you ever had pomelo? They’re cantaloupe-sized citrus that make a smooth margarita. You could probably eat them, too. But I wouldn’t know Maybe you passed them over because your grocery store has them surrounded with signs that say they taste like grapefruit. Pomelo do taste a lot like grapefruit… if grapefruit were less bitter [...]

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Shrimp Enchiladas with Grilled Salsa Verde

May 29, 2012
Shrimp Enchiladas with Grilled Salsa Verde

In our house, enchiladas are a weekend food. There isn’t anything overly complicated about them, but the clock ticks away as I’m making the sauce, making the filling, and then rolling and baking the enchiladas. All while stopping every 2.3 minutes to attend to the 2-year old. Instead of eating dinner flustered at 8pm on [...]

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Shredded Pork Tacos (Crockpot)

May 17, 2012
Shredded Mexican Pork

There are some things I don’t mind eating 4 days in a row. Like pizza. Or margaritas. As long as I can have different toppings on my pizza every night. And I don’t have to make run to the liquor store for margarita fixins. But I can’t get excited about the same thing over and [...]

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Cantaloupe-Pineapple Salsa

May 4, 2012
Fish Tacos with Cantaloupe-Pineapple Salsa

Back when we were dating, Jason would to drag me to an Astros games a few times a month. He lucked out – he found a girl who loved sports (really, just football) and beer (mostly margaritas) and would listen to three hours of pitching analysis and commentary. (He was cute and had some serious [...]

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Pineapple Margaritas

May 3, 2012
Pineapple Margarita

When we were dating, we took our first “together” trip together to Keystone, Colorado. My future husband (I was pretty certain that I had it in the bag by then) grew up skiing. Me? I grew up in Texas. In a classic – and somewhat predictable – display of grace and coordination, I ended up [...]

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Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

May 2, 2012
Grilled Pineapple Guacamole

Guacamole is one of those foods that doesn’t really need anything fancy to make it more exciting. You can smash some lime and salt with a perfectly ripe avocado half and call it a day. But I like the crunch of red onion and jalapeno. And there’s no such thing as too much cilantro! But [...]

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Frozen Mango Margarita

April 30, 2012
Frozen Mango Margaritas

Oh, hi! And happy Monday-Before-Cinco-de-Mayo! You’ve probably been able to infer… but I’m not really much of a frozen margarita girl, I’d much rather have my favorite cocktail poured over ice. But we love trying out new margarita flavors and there are just some fruits that just make a better frozen drink. Like the Mango [...]

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Getting ready for The Big One: Cinco de Mayo

April 27, 2012
Margarita Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Who else has tequila and limes at the top of their weekend shopping list? Since Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year (woohoo!), I’m preparing for a big weekend. I’ve already stocked the freezer with 3 jars full of lime juice for next weekend’s festivities. We’re mashing together a pool party with our [...]

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