Taco Salad Bowl

It was a “ bunch of chopped bits” kind of evening meal. I had planned to make taco salad for dinner and make a fresh fruit salad as a side dish. Wow was that was a lot of cleaning and chopping! Was it worth it? Probably.. but next time I’ll plan the meal on a day I didn’t spend 10 hours with the 5 grandkids! 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

Fish Tacos with Mango Salad

Fish Tacos with Mango Salad

Fish Tacos with Mango Salad

When I make fish tacos I’ve usually breaded and fried the fish pieces.  I ran across a recipe that marinated the fish and then sprinkled paprika on the pieces before frying.  I was interested to try it because I’d been looking for a mango and cucumber salad to put in the fish tacos.  The same post I found had a mango salsa that sounded like I could sub in some cucumber and so I was ready to try them. Continue reading