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Tequila Lime Shrimp

From one of my favorite cooking blogs, Closet Cooking, this is Kevin’s take on Margarita Shrimp.  I was trying to think of what to make for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and naturally all I could think of was margaritas.  I ended up trying a recipe for Margarita Shrimp, which required marinating the shrimp in … Continue reading

Spicy Bean Salsa

As Jen and I brainstormed the menu for our Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, we wanted (for the lack of a better word) to spice up a normal salsa recipe. So we found this and it turned out to be very easy to make, refreshing, delicious, with just the right amount of kick. We had also … Continue reading

Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo, also known as salsa fresca “fresh sauce”, is a simple Mexican condiment made primarily of chopped tomatoes, onions, and chilies.  Cilantro, lime or lemon juice, cucumber, radish, or mango can be added.  Pico de gallo, which means “rooster’s beak” in Spanish, is a raw salsa in the sense that nothing is cooked, … Continue reading