Mexican Night!

I sometimes think the slogan of my blog should be: how to live fully without doing any actual work.  If it’s not practically effortless, you probably won’t find it in here!

Making Alton Brown's guacamole recipe

Making guacamole using Alton Brown’s recipe

I’m sure I don’t need to extol the virtues of a Mexican night in the summer…. cold margaritas accompanying zesty guacamole and flavorful fajitas usher in the end to a lazy beach day perfectly.

Mango and Raspberry Sangria for Mexican Night

Mango and Raspberry Sangria de Cava: Sparkling Rose Wine infused with Mango and Raspberries and each glass topped off with a splash of 7 Up.

Sangria de Cava: Sangria made with Sparkling Rose Wine- top off each glass with a splash of 7 Up serving

 

And as I discovered a few weekends back, Mexican cuisine is wonderfully easy! Click on the links under each picture to see what I mean.

Garnishes: Shredded white and red cabbage (seperated), rice, re-fried beans, spciy salsa, sour cream, guacamole, shredded cheddar cheese

Garnishes- from left: 3 types of tortillas, shredded white and red cabbage (seperated), rice, salsa, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, guacamole, re-fried beans, and a ranch+salsa sauce for the fish tacos.

limechicken

 

All the recipes were great, but this grilled taco and lime chicken was exceptionally delicious