Wheat Tortillas

Wheat TortillasIngredients:

3 cups unbleached organic white flour
1 cup organic whole wheat flour
2 t salt
4 t baking powder
1/4 cup shortening (Crisco is my preference, you can choose to use lard)
1 1/2 cup lukewarm water


Mix the flours, salt, and baking powder in a medium sized bowl. Then add the shortening, using a fork and a cutting motion until the shortening Read More

Pork Carnitas



1 (3 lb) pork roast – either center cut or loin, well-trimmed
1 T vegetable oil
1/2 sweet onion, sliced
1/2 bell pepper, deveined, deseeded, and sliced
1/2 cup salsa (mild, medium, or hot)
1/4 cup chicken stock
1/4 cup pineapple juice
2 T hatch chili peppers, roasted and diced (mild or hot)
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 T ancho chili powder
1  1/2 t cumin
1/4 t ground black pepper
Warmed corn or whole wheat tortillas
Optional Toppings: a sprinkle of queso fresco, hot peppers, salsa Read More


Image may contain: foodIngredients:

2 lb lean ground turkey
1 T olive oil
1 T plus 1 t chili powder blend
1 t cumin powder
1 t onion powder
1/2 t garlic powder
1/2 t dried Mexican oregano
2 T fresh or canned hatch chile peppers, chopped
3/4 cup salsa, hot, medium, or mild
flour tortillas, large size

Toppings: shredded cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, avocados, jalapenos, and more salsa Read More