Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

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Fall is here and it is time to strike up those ovens and start roasting some veggies.  Roasting really brings out the best out of vegetables.  The sweet, nutty goodness is one of a kind.
Roasted cauliflower makes for a great taco filling.  The soft texture of the cauliflower balances a crispy, crunchy fried tortilla to create one delish taco.  Dress the tacos with a little cabbage, salsa and cheese and you have one incredibly flavorful bite. Continue reading

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Platanos con Frijoles (Fried Plantains with Refried Beans)

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Salvadorians know a thing or two about frying plantains. Man I hate to admit it but frying plantains makes them so good. It really brings out the sweetness and starchiness plantains offer. Add to the dish the creaminess of the beans and you got heaven on a plate. Then for a good tangy kick serve with crema or yogurt. Indulgent. Very. It is definitely an every now and then kind of dish but well worth it. Continue reading

Carb Heaven Crispy Potato Tacos

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Growing up these were a favorite of mine.  What is not to love about mashed potatoes?  Mmmm mashed potatoes.  Velvety smooth, rich mashed potatoes.  But you know what makes them better?  Mashed potatoes nestled inside a tortilla!  The balance of the crispy, crunchy tortilla layer and the smooth velvety mashed potato filling with just a little hint of garlic and chipotle peppers is pretty close to perfection.   Trust me on this.  Those store-bought tortilla shells have nothing on these tacos.  Continue reading