Category Archives: Cinco de Mayo

Perfect Guacamole

I realized recently that I don’t have a recipe on Cook AZ I Do for guacamole.  Considering how much our family likes guacamole, that just is not acceptable.  I think the reason I haven’t put it on here is most … Continue reading

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Arizona Quiche

We have overnight company quite often so I am always on the look out for delicious breakfast dishes.  I recently noticed this recipe for quiche on Real Housemoms and knew as soon as I saw the pictures I would have … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Mexican Food Recipes

My family and I are so excited about Cinco de Mayo coming up this week.  I started going through my recipes to figure out what to fix.  If you will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo as well, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Pollo Fundido with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

Cinco de Mayo is less than 2 weeks away so I have Mexican food on my mind.  Of course, this is nothing new!  I always have Mexican food on my mind. When I was in high school, there was a Mexican … Continue reading

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Sprinkle Cookies That Can Be Customized for Any Celebration

I made these cookies for Easter, and really enjoyed them for many reasons.  For one thing, they tasted great.  The dough is similar to chocolate chip cookie dough without the chocolate chips.  The cookies are buttery and moist and just … Continue reading

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Pork Chili Verde

It is Friday, and our family eats Mexican food on Fridays which I always look forward to. But this is a very special Friday.  It is the one year anniversary of Fiesta Friday over at The Novice Gardener.  Because of the … Continue reading

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Watermelon Mango Salsa

We just got back from vacation, and I noticed the date (time seems to stop when you’re traveling).  I was just amazed that it is already the last part of August!  How did that happen?  Then, because I like to … Continue reading

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Homemade Chipotle Salsa

I have a recipe I am very excited to share with you today (actually I feel that way every time I share a recipe so what’s new?).  But this recipe involves Mexican food and salsa!  Salsa is a pretty big … Continue reading

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Southwestern Cobb Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

I have been wanting to make a salad with cilantro dressing ever since my daughter made one last summer for a get-together she went to.  It looked so colorful and refreshing.  I figured what better time to try it than during … Continue reading

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Shredded Beef Tacos

Being a native of Arizona, I have been able to eat at a lot of good Mexican food restaurants in my life.  That is one of the best things about living here!  Oddly enough, even though I love to cook, I really haven’t … Continue reading

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