Mexican Pasta – Rainy Day Fusion Food

Mexican Pasta - Rainy Day Fusion Food

Mexican Pasta – Rainy Day Fusion Food

Fusion cuisine is cuisine that combines elements of different culinary traditions.  This explains my actions when I ‘d planned to have grilled hamburgers for dinner and it rained all day.  My P.S. looked at me like I was crazy when I asked if he’d grill while I held an umbrella.  I seriously wanted a grilled hamburger.  His suggestion was to pan fry them.  Ugh.  Not as interesting, for sure. Continue reading

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Taco Pasta Salad

Taco Pasta Salad

Taco Pasta Salad

I’ve had this recipe on my “to make” list for months!  I love to have salads ready as side dishes for grilling season and this one seemed ideal.  It has a little bit of everything that we like.  It seemed odd to have cold ground beef in the salad but when you think of a regular taco salad, the meat isn’t usually very warm anyway. I wanted to give it a try, and I’m SO glad I did! Continue reading

Tongue Tacos by Roger

Tongue Tacos by Roger

Tongue Tacos by Roger

I’d like to share another recipe from my adventurous brother, Roger.  I posted his experiences with chitterlings awhile back.  I’m not as brave as Roger- on one adventure he ate bugs.  (I didn’t ask for that recipe) I do admire his sense of fun in exploring unusual foods though.  He recently sent me the pictures and directions for making tongue tacos using a good-sized beef tongue, a slow cooker and a generous handful of seasonings.  He’d experienced the tongue tacos in Mexico and wanted a run at making them himself. Continue reading