By Holly V. Gray

Mexican

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Every vegan home cook needs a solid cheesy sauce that they can use for everything from nachos to burgers to pasta or even as a stand-alone dip. This is that sauce. We enjoyed it most recently over a Mexican Lasagna (recipe coming soon). Best part is […]

Spinach Enchiladas

Spinach Enchiladas

The first time I made spinach enchiladas, years ago, the result wasn’t great. I would even go so far as to say they were rather bland and I hadn’t made them since. But then… I came across the old recipe, complete with notes on what […]

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re all about snack time!  This warm bean dip is the perfect addition to your Game Day (or any day) snack menu!  So grab a bag of chips and dig in! Another favorite dip option is my Caramelized Onion […]

Easy Bean and Cheese Taquitos

Easy Bean and Cheese Taquitos

I like to serve these as an appetizer or side to a Mexican dinner, but really, I would be totally happy just eating them all by themselves!  Dip them in some salsa or guacamole….good stuff! 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can refried […]

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

 We’ve had this easy Mexican stewed meat over rice and I’ve also served it taco-style in flour tortillas. It’s good both ways: 2 TBSP olive oil 1lb. beef stew meat 3 oz. tomato paste 1 1/4c beef broth 1/2c water 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. Ancho […]

Vegetarian Chicken Enchiladas

Vegetarian Chicken Enchiladas

I’ve gone through a lot of chicken enchilada recipes over the years, most of which involved cream-of canned soups – which I now find disgusting.  This one is different because there is not a single can of soup involved, and no chickens were harmed in the […]

Traditional Mexican Tacos

Traditional Mexican Tacos

There was a time in my life when Taco Night meant frying some ground beef with the pre-packaged seasoning and spooning it into shells or tortillas with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.  Nothing wrong with that but there is a better way. It involves the grill, […]