Slow Braised Barbacoa with Cucumber Avocado Salsa

I’ve been trying to write this post for at least a week.  I’d like to think my days are so filled with exciting and essential work, of momentous proportions, that I had to continuously delay this post. Nope.  Just my beautiful life.  Work, family, … [Read more...]

Roasted Chicken Tacos with Spicy Avocado Crema

chicken tacos

I’m almost embarrassed to post these.  I feel like the crazy taco woman. In fact, I think I’m a taco posting maniac.  I probably serve tacos once a week.  It’s the one night during the week that everyone shows up for dinner, all at the same time.  … [Read more...]

Tacos Ropa Vieja

I'd like to believe I'm Superwoman.  But I'm not. I often wish I were type A.  Sadly, I'm not that either. I can multi-task.  I think all women can multi-task.  It's in our blood. Right? But again, I'm not really the best at … [Read more...]

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema and Fresh Cilantro Slaw… and a visit to Port Townsend Farmer’s Market!

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Slaw

It's amazing how far I will travel for a good taco.  Not just any taco, a Pacific Northwest Alaskan salmon taco!  I think it's safe to say the Bennett Crew are crazy about tacos. Imagine my surprise stumbling onto these heavenly tacos at the … [Read more...]

Spice Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos with Fresh Avocado and Tio’s Salsa

I think I should have titled this post, Me and the Ranger... Kitchen calamities!  It's been quite the evening here at the Bennett Camp.  I had the brilliant idea of preparing a fun and delicious dinner of quick grilled spice rubbed flank steak tacos, … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Flank Steak Tacos with Fresh Cilantro, Ranchero and Avocado

It must be taco month because this is the second taco post in a week!  In my house, tacos are "fun food".  I'll prepare the main taco filling and serve with an assortment of my family's favorite condiments.  During the summer months, tacos just seem … [Read more...]

Slow Cooked Mexican Pork with Cilantro Slaw

After culinary school I shunned my slow cooker.  Tsk, tsk!  I'd never use such an appliance again.  After all, real chef's didn't use a slow cooker.  Right? Then I started my business, had two small children, a husband, a dog and a very complete … [Read more...]