Archives for June 2012

Mexican Grilled Corn

My favorite corn recipe comes not from the Midwest, but from Mexico. Mexican grilled corn on the cob, known as elote, is a common street vendor food and is usually served on a stick.

Aunt Judy’s Cowboy Baked Beans

Aunt Judy couldn’t confirm that these cowboy baked beans were really eaten by cowboys. She could only visualize a pot of these cooking over a campfire and served from the chuck wagon.

Citrus Glazed Beef Ribs

Although subtle in flavor, the citrus glaze compliments the bold flavor of beef with a refreshing finish. Add sugar for a sweeter sauce or more cayenne pepper to kick up the heat a notch.

Caribbean Beans and Rice

A taste from the islands, mon. This Caribbean beans and rice recipe compliment almost any dish, but especially spicy cuisine. The sweetness and the coconut flavor helps to balance spicy dishes.

Corn and Avocado Salsa

This corn and avocado salsa amazes me. Sure, I find it tasty, but not out of this world tasty, yet most of my guests go crazy over it. I’m oftentimes sending them home with the recipe.

Beef Back Ribs with Coffee Adobo Sauce

When it comes to beef, we can stretch the flavor spectrum with more vibrant ingredients without losing the flavor of the meat itself. These ribs with coffee adobo sauce is a great example of that.