Dead Bread (Pan de Muerto)

It’s nearly Halloween in El Norte, which means it is nearly Dia de los Muertos in Old Mexico. There aren’t many similarities between Halloween and Day of the Dead–mostly because Halloween has

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How to Pickle Pig’s Feet

Lord knows I’m a sucker for the odd bits and pickled pieces. These check both boxes. I’ll likely revisit this recipe in a month or two aiming for a much

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Chayotes cooked in Tomato Sauce

Here’s a quick little recipe for Chayote cooked in Tomato Sauce. It cooks up in very little time and is a nice healthy side for a Mexican meal. I cooked

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Ensalada de Nopalitos (Cactus Paddle Salad)

I’ll be honest. Nopales intimidated me. We certainly didn’t cook them in culinary school. We never made them when I was catering. My go-to with nopales (prickly pear cactus) has

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Masa Ball Soup (Sopa de Bolitas)

Hey look, the recipe! It sounds like they should be, but I don’t think these are kosher. This is a relatively quick soup that as it turns out, my kids

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About the “Cooking with Kennedy” project

So, there it is. I wrote it down. Now I have to do it. Right? Well, no. I could just stop. In fact, my history as a human being says

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Tostadas de Apatzingán

Here we are in the 2nd installment of Cooking with Kennedy. I jumped past a few recipes for enchiladas to get to these Tostadas de Apatzingán. Tostadas are commonly found

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Frijoles de la olla (Pot ‘O Beans)

While not quite a fruit, beans really are a magical legume. In hard economic times, they can be the star in your kitchen–to the point of eye-rolling boredom when mom

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