REVIEW | Fonda Lola

What better way to start (or finish) a night than with some tequila and tacos?Fonda Lola offers that, and much more in their relatively new establishment on the West Queen West strip. Nestled between Liberty Village and Little Portugal, Fonda Lola stands out thanks to their “Mexican-with-a-Twist” dishes – made from locally sourced ingredients – and creative drinks that will leave you asking for more, por favór!...more

Shredded Beef Tacos

“Food is so primal, so essential a part of our lives, often the mere sharing of recipes with strangers turns them into good friends.  That’s why I love this community.”...more

The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Menu Planner

Cinco de Mayo is on Monday, and you know what that means: It's time to fiesta! Aside from Southern food, Mexican food is my favorite cuisine, so naturally Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays. I'm not typically one to post a roundup for every holiday and occasion. However, I have so many Mexican-inspired recipes here that I just love so much, and I want to help you plan the ultimate menu for the holiday. So whether you are throwing a big blowout or just enjoying some Mexican food at home, I've got you covered. ...more

My Love Affair With Mexican Food - Lentil Tacos with Homemade Salsa

This is pretty much everything you'll need. Well... you don't need the wine....more

Zesty Chicken Enchiladas

 Zesty Chicken Enchiladas  ...more

Enchiladas, Margaritas and Micheladas - Ole!

I feel the same about Cinco de Mayo as I do about St Patrick’s Day. Both have become perverted by the alcohol industry in America (particularly the beer industry). What started as a celebration of ethnic pride has in many cases just turned into an excuse to go out and drink heavily. Ugh! So, am I selling out by sharing some Mexican recipes? Probably, but there is a slight irony to today’s recipe....more

Being a Hostess on Vacation: MH Goes to Arizona

Hello Everyone!!Well, I have to say that I have not written in a couple of days because I have been in am back from Carefree, Arizona, the Boulders! Thank you to wonderful friends for offering their home to us!  I could not even describe the magnificence that becomes this place.   The landscape is dotted with all different types of cacti as we are literally in the dessert....more

Beef Tamale Casserole

Mexican food is one of my favorites, so it's no wonder I quickly jumped at the chance to make this when I was having an "off" day. I'm also a huge cornbread lover, so having it as the base of this dish made it that much better. If you love tamales, this casserole is definitely for you. It's the layered form of one and probably ten times easier to make. Enjoy! ...more
You definitely should! It's super yummy :)more

Acuña in the Summer

It seems every time I go home I see Mexico in a different light. Last time it was Christmas and everything seemed so beautiful under the twinkling lights, our traditions so rich, and our heritage great. This time, under the sweltering heat of summer things seemed a bit more bleak. Nevertheless, the company and the food were as good as always....more

Pulled Pork Taquitos

You may remember when I made this awesome Corona Pulled Pork recipe. Seriously, it was one of my favorites, and not just because I came up with the idea. I swear :)...more