Crockpot Carnitas

We have been eating tacos all week!  We never seem to get tired of them. I decided to try a new carnita recipe.  Actually I created this recipe based off the previous version.  This version is a lot less hands on.  In the morning you throw everything into the crockpot and walk away until dinner […]


Mom emailed me a recipe for carnitas a few weeks ago, and it has been on the menu to try ever since.  I had never heard of carnitas before she sent me the recipe.  Carnitas, which literally means “little meat,” are a type of braised pork. Now that I have discovered how amazing carnitas are, the recipe […]

Tequila Fish Tacos with Chipotle Chili Sauce

 These tequila fish tacos were scrumptious.  The marinade and adobe sauce really made the tacos.  I wish I had one right now. You can see our taco assembly line below.  Homemade tortillas, asian slaw, adobe sauce, cheese, red onion, fresh cilantro and jalapenos. Print Tequila Fish Tacos Marinade Source: SneakySpoons Original   Ingredients 5-6 tilapia fillets […]

Queso Fresco to the Rescue

We have a friend whose family is from Mexico.  He and his fiance came over one night to make authentic chorizo tacos.  Let me just say, they were delicious!! Besides the meat, the only other toppings he put on each taco was fresh cilantro, red onion, fresh lime juice and queso fresco.  I am now […]

Fish Tacos

I have been wanting to make fish tacos for quite some time now.  Wow were they easy and simple! So simple I didn’t even use a recipe…except for my homemade tortillas.   We had some frozen tilapia that I thawed.  I put 3 fillets in a nonstick skillet with a little olive oil, sprinkled on […]

Step by step: Homemade Tortillas

I have had a few questions about making homemade tortillas….so I though I would do a step by step guide. You will need flour, salt, oil, baking powder and water. Measure all your dry ingredients into a bowl and then add the oil. Using your hands, mix the ingredients together.  It should look crumbly. Add the […]

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

I am always looking for quick, easy recipes that can feed a group.  It seems like we are always having people over to eat or are bringing food to church or small group.  This recipe for chicken tacos meets all the criteria and its delicious.  Wahoo!  I think we will be making this a lot […]

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