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

North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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I love that pork is so versatile! These tasty sandwiches are a great mid-week delight. In fact they are my son Andres’ favorite sandwich – if it were up to him we would have them every week. What’s great about them is that you pop them in the oven and walk away until they’re ready to serve. They are topped with a vinegar-based BBQ sauce and crunchy coleslaw. Can you say “Yum”? I can… Continue reading