Mole Sauce over Chicken with Rice and Beans

Mole Sauce A friend of our's made some mole sauce this weekend and shared some with us. I've never had it but have heard it is delicious. What's Mole Sauce? Let's consult wikipedia on that: ...is a traditional marinade and sauce originally used in┬áMexican cuisine. In contemporary Mexico the term…

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Mexican Cheese Soup

Mexican Cheese Soup - A copycat of a childhood restaurant favorite The part of Pennsylvania we grew up in, certainly was lacking in Mexican food options as we were younger. When my mom was pregnant with me, we just so happened to live near one of the few restaurants in…

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Chile Verde

Chile Verde - Slow Cooker Satisfaction This recipe was introduced to me by a friend about 2 years ago, the original is from the recipe site Foodie Crush. Since then, it has become a favorite in our house. I think I make it at least every other month. I'll be…

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Marinated Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms - A Mexican Inspired Side The recipe I used as reference calls these Mexican Style Mushrooms, but its a Southwest style cookbook. I know a lot of Southwest cooking is inspired by Mexican cuisine, but for the sake of not knowing for sure, we will just call these…

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Los Amigos: Lake Elsinore, CA

Lunch at Los Amigos for Matt's Birthday! We recently discovered a Mexican restaurant in town, Los Amigos. Not new, but new to us. I'm so glad a neighbor convinced us to check it out one day. They are a family owned business with two locations in Southern California: Lake Elsinore and…

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