Category Mexican

tequila sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

1 1/2 ounces tequila
1/2 cup orange juice
Crushed ice
1 1/2 teaspoon grenadine syrup

Pour tequila and orange juice over crushed ice in a tall glass. To layer the drink, carefully pour in grenadine syrup without stirring. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry. Serve. Stir before drinking.

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sopaipillas

Sopaipillas

Serve the sopaipillas with honey or maple syrup. They can be frozen and then warmed for serving.

1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 level teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon margarine, lard or shortening
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
Warm water

Mix dry ingredients. Cut in fat. Add enough water to form a medium soft dough like pie crust. Rest dough in covered bowl for 10 to 30 minutes.

Roll v...

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oaxaca soup

Oaxaca Soup

Source: The Junior League of Mexico City, Mexico

10 chile poblanos*, fresh or canned
6 medium potatoes
6 medium tomatoes, peeled
1/2 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon cooking oil
4 to 6 cups water, as necessary
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons granulated chicken broth
1 teaspoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 cups milk
1 pound Oaxaca or mozzarella cheese, diced

If chiles...

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carne asada marinade

Carne Asada Marinade

1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 cup red wine vinegar
1 cup lemon or lime juice
1/2 cup orange juice
2 cups water
1/4 cup peeled fresh garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons white pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons ground cumin
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 orange, sliced
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped (no stems)

Combine all ingredients and mari...

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cafe mexicana cheesecake

Cafe Mexicana Cheesecake

Crust
1/4 cup chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine crumbs, butter, sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Press evenly over bottom of a buttered 9-inch spring-form pan. Refrigerate.

Filling
32 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup coffee-flavored liqueur
1 teas...

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