It's time for a family fiesta! During Winter who doesn't like their food — hot, hot, hot? We asked kiddie chef extraordinaire Catherine McCord, founder of Weelicious and mother of two, to share some of her mouthwatering, low-maintenance, Mexican recipes with us. Check out Catherine's delicious options — chicken fajitas three ways, healthy refried beans, and big kid guacamole — that are a cinch to make and bound to become household favorites!
Instead of baking them, the eggs are cooked in a spicy enchilada sauce. Topped with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of sharp cheese, these Mexican-inspired eggs are one uncomplicated, but wildly gratifying meal.
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Countless sandwiches are native to America, but the Navajo Taco is a Native American sandwich in the strictest sense of the word. Made by piling New Mexican taco fixings onto traditional Navajo frybread, this scrumptious sandwich is a specialty of Arizona, so on a recent trip to Phoenix, I stopped by The Fry Bread House to do some firsthand research.
My first question, of course, is why a Navajo Taco — also called an Indian Taco — is considered a sandwich rather than a taco. The crucial distinction is that tacos are made with tortillas and sandwiches are made with bread — in this case, Navajo fry bread, which tastes like a cross between a thick fried pita and funnel cake without the sugar. Indian tacos are typically filled with beans, ground beef, or a combination of both; I opted for refried beans, flavored with strips of New Mexico green chiles. Salivating yet? For the juicy details and a recipe, read more
I know I promised these wouldn't be boring, regular nachos, but before things get too crazy, I decided to make my version of classic nachos. According to the food dictionary on Epicurious, a nacho is a chip topped with melted cheddar cheese and chopped chilis. These nachos are topped with cheese, chilis, and refried beans.
To give the nachos a more gourmet feel, I fried tortillas to make fresh chips. These were incredibly tasty and easy to make. Be careful when frying the tortillas, you don't want them too crisp because you'll finish them off in the oven. Also, be sure to open a window or turn on a fan. When I was making them, I set off my fire alarm! To see the recipe, read more