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

Roasted Roma Tomato Salsa

Roasted Roma Tomato Salsa

Roasted Roma Tomato Salsa

With our garden bounty of Roma and cherry tomatoes, I made a lot of copycat Village Hot SauceI also wanted to try to make a roasted Roma salsa, for a new twist.  With all of these tomatoes, I could play with tomatoes for a few weeks before I ran out!  This is me playing again, with great results.  This recipe has a richer flavor as well as being a little thicker! Continue reading