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Mexican crab salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette: Cangrejocon con vinaigreta de cilantro y limon Karen Hursh Graber

Mexican crab salad The bright, fresh taste of the tomatoes and cucumbers make Mexican crab salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette a refreshing spring salad. Serve it on lettuce, accompanied by fresh l... read more

Veracruz style seafood cocktail: Vuelve a la vida Karen Hursh Graber

This tasty, bracing concoction, one of the signature dishes of Veracruz, is served all over the country. One of the classic Mexican hangover cures, vuelve a la vida seafood cocktail brings back memorie... read more

Mixe meat and vegetable soup: Caldo mixe Karen Hursh Graber

  Although the Mixe do not eat meat on a daily, or even frequent, basis, they do go all out for a fiesta, and this rich, flavorful meat and vegetable soup soup uses as many kinds of meat as people ... read more

Mexican chicken in pulque broth: Pollo en pulque Karen Hursh Graber

Now that pulque is sold in cans, it is more accessible to people outside the pulque producing regions, but diluted beer can be substituted and the recipe is written to be used with either one. This hea... read more

Oaxaca squash vine soup with corn dumplings: Sopa de guias con chochoyones Karen Hursh Graber

In Oaxaca, it is a rainy season staple and has been since before the Conquest. The only addition after the Spaniards arrived was the lard in the corn dough for the dumplings. read more

Oaxaca chile and garlic seasoning paste: Chintestle Karen Hursh Graber

If you live in or visit Oaxaca, by all means buy some pasilla de oaxaca chiles, sometimes called chile mixe. These have a much different taste from regular pasilla chiles. Although in the Mixe, this ch... read more

Mexican pickled cauliflower: Coliflor en escabeche Karen Hursh Graber

The combination of the battering technique and the Baja Style Cabbage Slaw makes a copycat Mexican fish taco. Be sure to drizzle the roasted cauliflower tacos with the avocado sauce (below). Ingredien... read more

Mexican cauliflower rice: Arroz de coliflor Karen Hursh Graber

Mexican cauliflower 'rice' is a clever way to cut down on carbs from white rice, and it is amazing how much the "grains" produced by grating cauliflower resemble grains of rice. Ingredients 1 h... read more

Mexican roasted cauliflower tacos: Tacos de coliflor Karen Hursh Graber

The combination of the battering technique and the Baja Style Cabbage Slaw makes a copycat Mexican fish taco. Be sure to drizzle the roasted cauliflower tacos with the avocado sauce. Ingredients ... read more

Cauliflower with Mexican poblano cream sauce: Coliflor poblano Karen Hursh Graber

Cauliflower with poblano cream sauce was easy to cook, making thick slices of cauliflower work like chicken breast halves in a poblano chile and chicken dish. I used my own tried and true chicken recip... read more

Chiapas style beef with cabbage: Carne de res con col, estilo Chiapas Karen Hursh Graber

Chiapas style beef with cabbage is quick, easy, inexpensive and satisfying. And did I say versatile? It can be served with rice, used as a filling for stuffed chiles, or a topping for tostadas. Adapte... read more

Aguascalientes style mixed vegetable salad: Ensalada surtida Karen Hursh Graber

Soaking the cabbage in lemon water adds flavor, eases digestion, and cuts down on the need for salt. Some cooks add pineapple to this Aguascalientes style mixed vegetable salad, but I find it to be an ... read more

Yucatecan three-meat stew: Puchero yucateco de tres carnes Karen Hursh Graber

Although the Yucatan is hardly associated with cool weather, this stew, which contains chicken along with the meat, is one of its most popular dishes. Sundays in Merida call to mind music in all the pl... read more

Central Mexican style meat stew: Puchero del Valle de Mexico Karen Hursh Graber

Central Mexican style meat stew is perhaps the most famous Mexican puchero, and the one that comes to mind first when this dish is mentioned. It contains the classic Spanish combination of meats... read more

Russian-Mexican beef soup: Caldo ruso de res Karen Hursh Graber

Russian-Mexican beef soup is obviously a holdover from the Mennonites' days as grain farmers in the Ukraine, with the distinctly Mexican additions of chile and tomato. The original recipe calls for the... read more

Mexican Spanish style beef and vegetable stew: Chambarete español Karen Hursh Graber

Although classified under "soups," Chambarete español is really a stew, served as a main course. A reflection of the European heritage of Aguascalientes, it is similar to the Spanish caldo gallego, wh... read more

Baja style cabbage slaw: Ensalada de col Karen Hursh Graber

The ubiquitous fish taco of Baja California is often served with a smooth, loose avocado sauce and shredded cabbage. Many come with a cabbage slaw containing mayonnaise, which I find to have too creamy... read more

Mexican winter fruit mole with hazelnuts: Manchamanteles con avellanas Karen Hursh Graber

This seasonal adaptation of a traditional manchamanteles — "tablecloth stainer" — uses the fall season's apples and pears instead of the usual pineapple; sweet potatoes instead of plantains; prunes... read more

Mexican pear flan: Flan de pera Karen Hursh Graber

Pear is one of the best fruits for incorporating into flan. The soft texture of the cooked pears combines perfectly with this Mexican custard. Ingredients Sugar to caramelize mold, about ½ cup... read more

Mexican pork with pears and ancho chiles: Puerco con peras y chile ancho Karen Hursh Graber

This is a simple, easy pork braise, full of flavor from the sweet and savory combination of pears and smoky, raisin-y Mexican ancho chiles. Ingredients 1 pork butt roast, about 3-4 pounds (in M... read more

Mexican pear salsa: Salsa de peras Karen Hursh Graber

Mexican Pear Salsa'
© Karen Hursh Graber, 2013
Just as tasty as it is visually appealing, Mexican pear salsa goes well with pork and is a nice accompaniment to simple grilled pork chops or a holiday roast.
© Karen Hursh Graber, 2013
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Mexican stuffed roast loin of pork: Lomo de puerco relleno Karen Hursh Graber

This dish is usually associated with festive occasions in Mexico. I have had it at weddings and New Year's celebrations, but it would be fine for any special dinner such as a birthday. Most butchers wi... read more

Aguascalientes style chicken with fruit sauce: Pollo de Aguascalientes Karen Hursh Graber

This chicken with fruit sauce is considered one of the most typical dishes of Aguascalientes, traditionally served at the San Marcos Fair and sometimes called "Pollo de San Marcos." The 20th century Me... read more

Mexican stuffed roasted turkey roulade: Rollo de pavo relleno Karen Hursh Graber

This traditional Mexican meat stuffing for turkey is reminiscent of Spanish picadillo. Since only the breast — which tends to have less flavor than dark meat — is used in this recipe, the richness ... read more

Mexican rice pudding with dried fruit: Arroz con leche y frutas secas Karen Hursh Graber

Rice pudding is a blank canvas, waiting to be embellished with the bright colors and flavors of dried fruit like apricots and cranberries. For a more exotic version, make it "tropical" with dried mango... read more
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