Taco Tuesday: Baja Fish Tacos

I’ve read that about fifty years ago, somewhere in Baja California someone created what is generally considered to be the original Baja fish taco.  This tasty taco traditionally consists of a lightly battered mild white fish that is deep-fried, then served in a corn tortilla with shredded cabbage, a sour-cream- or mayonnaise-based sauce, a bit of salsa, and a squeeze of lime. I’ve changed the original just a bit in this recipe – using a cornmeal crust and using only a tablespoon or two of vegetable oil instead of deep-frying the fish. I tossed the shredded cabbage in the mayo-sour cream concoction along with some fresh cilantro and the zest and juice of a lime. The flavor combination is amazing! I hope you give these a try on your next Taco Tuesday… Continue reading

Taco Tuesday: Shrimp Tacos with a Kick!… Revisited!

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Who doesn’t love tacos. I like to eat them with pork, beef, chicken and seafood. But today I decided to go with shrimp. Shrimp is a good ingredient on active days because it cooks quickly with little effort… and today was just one of those days. I added a little kick by taking my inspiration from south of the border. To make my life easy on days like this, I always make up different rubs to be used as needed. When I make a rub, I make extra and store it in a mason jar for later use. So today I’ll be passing on one of my favorite spicy rubs. It can be used on whatever meat you choose. Nothing to it… Continue reading

Cilantro Lime Rice

As you know I love to make all different kinds of rice to keep the hubby happy! He prefers rice over potatoes so I’ve been kept on my toes trying to think of creative ways to use rice. This Cilantro Lime Rice is a real favorite! I served it just the other day with Sunday’s Slow-Roasted Pork Roast. I use vidalia onions because they’re a great summertime onion but you can use just about any onion you’d like… Continue reading