Quick & Easy Mexican Cooking: More Than 80 Everyday Recipes

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Es verdad! You can cook Mexican food on a weeknight in under one hour. Using readily available ingredients and familiar techniques, this easy-to-use cookbook makes Mexican cuisine doable for cooks at any skill level. Tacos, taquitos, flautas, burritos, and even classic Mexican desserts like Churros and cinnamon-scented Arroz con Leche (rice pudding) are just a taste of the more than 80 straightforward recipes. With dishes for every meal of the dayplus refreshing drinks such as agua frescas and potent ...
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Overview

Es verdad! You can cook Mexican food on a weeknight in under one hour. Using readily available ingredients and familiar techniques, this easy-to-use cookbook makes Mexican cuisine doable for cooks at any skill level. Tacos, taquitos, flautas, burritos, and even classic Mexican desserts like Churros and cinnamon-scented Arroz con Leche (rice pudding) are just a taste of the more than 80 straightforward recipes. With dishes for every meal of the dayplus refreshing drinks such as agua frescas and potent margaritas—Quick & Easy Mexican Cooking adds spice to any kitchen.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811872324
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 4/6/2011
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 958,651
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee writes about food for numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives in Los Angeles.

Leigh Beisch is an award-winning food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco.

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  • Posted July 23, 2011

    Lives Up to Its Title

    This book promises recipes that can be prepared in under one hour for weeknight meals and it does seem to live up to that promise. I've tried a couple of recipes (the bean salad and the Mexican rice) so far that were quick and easy. The other recipes I've read in the cookbook also appear to be quick and simple and use ingredients I can find in my local grocery store with the possible exception of baby octopus for the Soup of the Seven Seas recipe which I'm certain I will not make so that doesn't pose a problem for me.

    The recipe sections include salsas and tortillas, salads, soups, vegetables and side dishes, poultry and eggs, beef and pork, fish and shellfish, desserts and snacks, and beverages. There is a menu planning section with suggested recipe combinations for complete meals, as well as lots of color photographs that inspire me to try other dishes such as tortilla soup, vegetable quesadillas, overstuffed chicken sandwich, chicken enchiladas, homemade churros, and three milks cake.

    Cooks who enjoy Mexican food will benefit from adding this book to their collection.

    I received a copy of this book for review from the publisher but the opinion of it is my own and was not solicited, nor was a positive review required.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 28, 2011

    excellent and delicious!

    Excellent cookbook - very easy to use and definitely lives up to the name quick and easy. The writer, Ms. Lee, is the best! (I also enjoyed her quick and easy korean cookbook)

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