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A Unique Thanksgiving, Anyone?

We now have two unique Thanksgiving dinners that are far from ordinary.  How about a Chile Lover’s Mexican Thanksgiving, featuring: Mole Poblano de Guajolote (Turkey in Chocolate Chile Sauce) Mole Poblano Enchiladas Puebla Rice Pilaf Ensalada de Espinaca con Nopalitos (Spinach Salad with Prickly Pear Cactus) Sopa de Lima (Lime Soup with Tortilla Strips and …

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Mexican BBQ

Most sources list the origin of the word “barbecue” to the Spanish barbacoa, which originally meant meat grilled over a framework of green branches.  Later, in Mexico, that word came to mean pit barbecue–with the pit being in the ground rather than in a metal smoker of today.  In central Mexico, large outdoor restaurants cook …