Tag Archives: mexico

Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

“Mama Rita” just recently had a “big” birthday, the kind that requires a proper celebration. She’s loved by many, and widely known in our city for her art. Those closest to her know her amazing strength — you want her … Continue reading

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Huachinango a la Veracruzana

It’s the 2nd birthday {weekend} of The Triangle Plate! I spent it eating great food at the Pueblo Chile Festival, storing up roasted chiles for winter and remembering my cooking “roots.” My Grandma Salazar laid a foundation for what delicious is, my mom … Continue reading

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Pastel de Tres Leches

Last night we rang in the new year with some spice. The tamales made an appearance, but only for a short time as they were quickly devoured. Then — there was Pastel de Tres Leches for dessert. This cake is believed to … Continue reading

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