Easy Appetizer: Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail

After our recent trip to Floria and all of the delectable seafood dishes I sampled, I was left longing for more. Sadly, fresh and delicious seafood can be difficult to find here in the Midwest. However, shrimp is an option that can be found everywhere and, if high quality, tastes fresh even when its been frozen. Because of this I’ve been whipping up everything from shrimp tacos to shrimp pasta. But above all other dishes, this easy Mexican-style shrimp…
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Spicy Turkey Chili Perfect for a Chilly Day

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias It’s a chilly Sunday afternoon; the football game plays on TV. Your family cheers on your team and you sit warmly wrapped in a blanket on the couch. A rare relaxing moment interrupted only by getting up to check on the hot pot of chili simmering on the stove. Serving up a bowl of our spicy,…
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Sweet Barbacoa Pork Salad with Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

If you only make one of my recipes, please make this one. The dressing alone is worthy of its own post, but I’m including it here because its the perfect complement to this salad. This is also one of those easy crock-pot based dishes that you make in bulk for a crowd or freeze batches for later. Let’s get right to it! Yield:12-15 servings Ingredients 7-8 lbs boneless pork butt or shoulder (make 3-4 lbs…
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Green Dragon Shrimp Tacos

I’m a sucker for Mexican food and we eat it at least once a week at my house. Last week I was prepping for Taco Tuesday and I kept stumbling across shrimp recipes that had my mouth watering so I decided why not try shrimp tacos. I knew I didn’t want plain shrimp so I started concocting a marinade that is less Mexican and more Asian, but it totally worked! Let me tell you these…
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