Fajitas

Grilled Tequila Fajitas

I've been hankering for fajitas for a couple of weeks now, and with the long weekend (plus the official start of Grilling Season), I figured it was time. Fajitas are another thing that have their roots from the vaqueros (Mexican…

Cast-Iron baked cornbread

Vaqueros Corn Bread

If you're like me, you grew up with Jiffy cornbread.  Not that there's anything wrong with that – Jiffy is cheap, easy, and tasty.  All three of which are total 'wins' in my book.  On the other hand, there's a…

Pinto Bean Relish

This started as a relish for my Santa Maria Tri-Tip but really has a life of it's own.  As mentioned, it goes great as a BBQ topper, or just as a stand-alone side dish.  Its Mexican-American "cowboy food" and in…