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Mexico’s Bicentennial

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Mexican flags

Big party coming up all over Mexico as it celebrates 200 years of independence. Every town and city should have big events happening at city centers (often called zocalos). has a write up of events going on around the country to celebrate.

Viva Mexico!

Mexican Food Part 8 – Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Chicken Tinga Tostadas

As I’ll be entertaining guests this evening with some delicious Mexican fare, I thought I’d share a little how-to cooking blog entry with you, with one of my favorite Mexican dishes called chicken tinga tostadas.

To save a little time, I’ll use the recipe I found online at AllRecipes.

First, I’m off to the neighbourhood market to purchase the ingredients:

Mexican Market


  • 6 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 7 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 1 (7 ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 16 tostada shells
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Mexican Independence Day

Thursday, January 4th, 2007
Mexican Hats Ah, el Dia de Independencia Mexicana...easily one of the best days of the year to be in Mexico. Mexicans celebrate...hard, and they have lots to celebrate about. Later edit:  this entry is from 2006.  ... [Continue reading this entry]