Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup chopped pecans Directions In a mixing bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, salt, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla. Mix together and pour into a greased 13×9 inch baking dish. To prepare the topping, combine in a separate bowl the brown sugar, flour, 1/3 cup melted butter and pecans. Mix together and crumble over … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole

Praline Sweet Potatoes

Praline Sweet Potatoes Recipe By:MKENNON “The best sweet potatoes you will ever eat!” Ingredients 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 4 eggs, beaten 1/2 pint heavy cream 1/4 pound butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans Directions Butter one 2 quart casserole dish. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a mixing bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, vanilla extract, eggs and cream. Blend well, and spread evenly in casserole dish. Prepare the topping by combining the butter, brown sugar, flour and … Continue reading Praline Sweet Potatoes

Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

Blue Cornmeal Pancakes Recipe By:UBERGRRL “This is a recipe from a cafe in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are good with maple syrup or, if you’re ambitious, with homemade peach or raspberry spread. This recipe serves four people, fewer if they’re very hungry.” Ingredients 3/4 cup blue cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 cup boiling water 1 beaten egg 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter, melted 3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted Directions In a medium bowl, mix together the blue cornmeal, salt and sugar. Stir in the boiling … Continue reading Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

Southwestern Green Chile with Pork Stew

Southwestern Green Chile with Pork Stew Recipe By:terrielyn “A hearty, spicy stew with a distinctive New Mexico twist. Perfect for warming up on those cold winter days. Serve with warmed tortillas.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 pounds pork loin, cut into 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 3 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 4 cups water 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed 8 green chile peppers, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, undrained 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained 3 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper to taste Directions In a large pot over … Continue reading Southwestern Green Chile with Pork Stew


Biscochitos Recipe By:Patricia Romero “This cookie is traditional in Taos, New Mexico. This particular recipe was given to me by my mother, Margaret Miera Romero.” Ingredients 6 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups shortening 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons anise seed 2 eggs 1/4 cup brandy 1/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Cream shortening with sugar and anise seeds until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in flour and … Continue reading Biscochitos

Easiest, Amazing Guacamole

Easiest, Amazing Guacamole Recipe By:dthomsen “This is certainly one of the easiest guacamole recipes I have ever encountered. As a guacamole connoisseur, I was highly skeptical. After learning that one of the more famous Mexican restaurants in northern New Mexico uses a similar recipe, I decided to give it a try. The taste was amazing!” Ingredients 2 (6 ounce) avocados, pitted peeled and mashed 1/4 teaspoon coarse garlic salt Directions Stir together avocado and garlic salt until smooth and evenly combined. To keep guacamole from turning brown, leave one of the avocado pits in until ready to serve. Continue reading Easiest, Amazing Guacamole

Cabbage Tamales

Cabbage Tamales “These are a combo of German and Mexican food that are very good. You can cook these in a pressure cooker, slow cooker, or oven, as well as prepare them to freeze and fix at a later time.” Ingredients 8 cabbage leaves 1 pound ground beef 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice 2 (6.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce 3 teaspoons New Mexico red chile powder 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped onions salt and ground black pepper to taste 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers Directions Freeze the cabbage leaves or blanch them … Continue reading Cabbage Tamales

Southwest Skillet Bread

Southwest Skillet Bread “A very easy recipe that makes a unique breakfast! Can also be served as a side dish or an appetizer.” Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1 (8 ounce) can cream-style corn 2 pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped 1 (5.5 ounce) package Ranch flavored croutons Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch cast-iron skillet, and place it in the oven while it preheats. In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs, cheese, corn and jalapeno peppers. Stir in the croutons until well coated. Pour into the prepared … Continue reading Southwest Skillet Bread

Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe

Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe A creamy southern-style sandwich spread made with American cheese, Duke’s mayonnaise, pimentos and a mix of spices. Course Main Course, Side Dish Cuisine American Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 5 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 8 Calories 210 kcal Ingredients 2 cups shredded American cheese 1/2 cups Duke’s Mayonnaise you can add more for a creamier texture 2 Tablespoons diced pimento peppers 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon onion onion powder 1 dash Texas Pete hot sauce or more, to taste salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a large bowl, combine shredded … Continue reading Homemade Southern Style Pimento Cheese Recipe

Deep Fried Oysters

Deep Fried Oysters This is a very simple recipe for fried oysters. You can use the same recipe for shrimp and scallops also Ingredients 2 quarts vegetable oil for deep frying 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 12 ounces shucked oysters, drained 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup fine bread crumbs Directions Heat deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Combine flour, salt and black pepper. Dredge oysters in flour mixture, dip in egg and roll in bread crumbs. Carefully slide oysters into hot oil. Cook five at a time until golden … Continue reading Deep Fried Oysters