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Sopa de Lima Yucateca is a traditional Chicken Lime Soup from Mexico’s Yucatan region. It is similar to the better known Chicken Tortilla Soup but adds a fresh citrus flavor with the liberal use of fresh lime. The limes used in the Yucatan Peninsula for this soup are a variety called “lima agria”  or bitter …

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Looking for a change from your typical everyday cheeseburger? Adding chorizo (spicy sausage) takes the flavor of an average burger to a whole new level. There are several varieties of chorizo to choose from, such as smoked Spanish-style sausage made with paprika or spicy Mexican-style sausage spiked with chili peppers. The consistency of the chorizo …

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Cochinita pibil, also known as Puerco pibil or Cochinita con achiote, is a traditional slow-cooked pulled pork dish from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. While it is available in many restaurants, the best cochinita is often found in small street stands throughout Yucatan cities.  Due to the long cooking time of the dish, stands will …

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While traveling through the Yucatan area of Mexico, we found one local condiment that made most local dishes that we tried just that much better. Mexican Pickled Red Onions are a critical ingredient to add a bright spicy flavor and crispy texture that elevates the flavor of many of our favorite Mexican recipes.  In the …

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When I first heard about Mexican Chilaquiles, I wasn’t so sure about them. A breakfast food made with tortilla chips and eggs, like breakfast nachos, could be either amazing or a complete disaster. As it turns out, they are delicious and are now one of my favorite brunch dishes. The tortilla chips become slightly softened …

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Barbacoa is one of our favorite slow-cooked beef recipes – with a Mexican accent! Barbacoa is actually a dish that comes from the Caribbean, where the term “barbecue” originated. Over time the recipe has evolved. In Mexico, where we became acquainted with the dish, barbacoa refers to meat that was originally slow cooked in clay …

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