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The McRib Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
December 16, 2020

The McRib Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
December 16, 2020
So McRib is back and I got excited. I mean, it’s the McRib . . . the only sandwich at McDonald’s thats as McDonalds as the freaking Big Mac. Now it has been more than a minute since I have had one and I just couldn’t eat a McRib and post about it. I had to make it better. So here it is, My McRib hack, which I swear to whatever higher power you believe in, is worth the minimal ...
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Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
September 13, 2020

Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
September 13, 2020
Pork Chile Verde It’s a hearty, comforting Mexican icon. Superb in tacos, burritos, over rice or even just in a damn bowl, Pork Chile Verde is a staple on both sides of the border. Thanks to one of Food & Wine’s Best of the Best cookbooks from years back, I stumbled upon a Rick Bayless version where chunks of pork shoulder are braised slowly in an oven along with tomatillos, cilantro and pickled jalapeños. Despite countless versions of Pork Chile ...
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Birria de Res Tacos: La Tunita 512 ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
June 23, 2020

Birria de Res Tacos: La Tunita 512 ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
June 23, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: La Tunita 512 2400 Burleson road Austin TX 78741 the eats: Birria de Res tacos the bucks: $2 a taco, $3 for the consommé with meat, $3 for the queso taco. plan on $10 a person the full nelson: a signature taco trend lands in Austin With a belly full of braised short rib tacos I present to you perhaps the most important taco trend hitting the US: Birria de Res Tacos. If you caught my ...
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One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
June 10, 2020

One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
June 10, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: One Taco Taqueria multiple locations in Austin TX the eats: Al Pastor Gringa, Taquiza de Asada, you will want to work your way through the menu the bucks: $3- $3.50 a taco. (plan on 3) the full nelson: late night street tacos served in the middle of the day and “Karen” friendly ambiance We live in a world of Karens. And even if we call them out, they aren’t going to go anywhere. We can help ...
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Breakfast Salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 21, 2020

Breakfast Salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 21, 2020
Ultimate Breakfast Salsa recipe Breakfast salsa is my bold declaration that salsa just ain’t for tacos. The tastiest healthy sauce ever does wonders on eggs. It was a culinary epiphany I didn’t make until a trip to Mexico in my 20s and soon discovered that any request for hot sauce, even on a very gringo plate of bacon, eggs and toast, would be met with a bowl of salsa. And I have been reaching for salsa at breakfast ever since. ...
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Tomato Arbol Salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 20, 2020

Tomato Arbol Salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 20, 2020
Tomato Arbol Salsa recipe Tomato Arbol salsa is that red salsa sitting at the far end of the salsa bar that screams spicy. A simple blend of tomato, onion and fiery Arbol chile peppers come together to give you the red kick that is so essential to a steak taco. It seems so simple but believe me it will give your taco night a swift kick of heat.
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Jalapeño Serrano salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 19, 2020

Jalapeño Serrano salsa recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 19, 2020
Jalapeño Serrano salsa recipe Jalapeño Serrano salsa found me a couple years ago when shooting the pilot for Cheap Eats. At a taqueria in Minneapolis, this creamy green salsa was served over Al Pastor tacos. It was powerfully spicy and instantly addicting; a salsa like no other I had never come across before. Then I moved to Austin and the stuff was everywhere. Commonly referred to as Salsa Doña because it is a fixture at Austin’s Tacodeli, this green salsa ...
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Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 12, 2020

Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
May 12, 2020
Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe If you haven’t seen it yet, head over to Variety.com and watch the Ultimate Steak Taco recipe video here. I was flattered and pumped when they asked me to participate in their Binging Bites series and I can’t think of a better go to recipe to share than this Ultimate Steak Taco recipe. This should be the last Carne Asada, or should I say Khané Asada recipe you will ever need to search for. Let’s hit it.
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Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
March 4, 2020

Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
March 4, 2020
Austin isn’t exactly a two horse town when it comes to food. Sure, there are plenty of farm to table special occasion meals, some ridiculously good burgers, and some of the best soup dumplings I have ever had but if you came here and just stuck to barbecue and tacos, you would cover a lot of delicious ground. So imagine then what happens if tacos and barbecue get into a tussle? When the dust settles, what emerges is a hand ...
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Carnitas El Momo ~ Los Angeles

Tacos/ Mexican
February 17, 2020

Carnitas El Momo ~ Los Angeles

Tacos/ Mexican
February 17, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Carnitas El Momo 2411 Fairmount St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 the eats: Carnitas tacos the bucks: $2.50 a taco the full nelson: Carnitas so juicy and full of pure porcine flavor that you don’t need salsa . . . When it comes to great tacos, you can reinvent the wheel but you sure don’t have to. Case in point: Carnitas El Momo in the historic Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Masters of simmering pork in ...
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