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Posts By John Hofstetter

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos
5 years ago

Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Grilled shrimp marinaded in lime, garlic and tequila. Topped with corn salsa on a fresh tortilla with creamy avocado sauce and a little hot sauce. These tacos taste amazing. Wow.


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Stuffed Poblano Peppers
5 years ago

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

By  •  Misc.

We do a variety of stuffed poblano peppers. Chorizo usually finds it’s way into every version we do. There is a great variety of chorizo out there. We like the …
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Maine Lobster Enchiladas
5 years ago

Maine Lobster Enchiladas

When you live in San Diego and want lobster, you  get California Spiny Lobsters. You can drive to Puerto Nuevo and get the clawless lobsters split in half, fried, and …
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Huarache with Steak, Egg, and Asparagus
5 years ago

Huarache with Steak, Egg, and Asparagus

This is a variation of a recipe I originally saw in Saveur magazine. I made it for my son and his friend the other night. They said, “I don’t know …
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Carne Asada Tacos (Tijuana Street Style)
5 years ago

Carne Asada Tacos (Tijuana Street Style)

The carne asada (steak) tacos you get on the street in Tijuana, Rosarito, or Ensenada are pretty simple. Generally it’s grilled steak, a hot salsa, creamy avocado, and chopped white …
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Grilled Carne Asada
5 years ago

Grilled Carne Asada

There’s many ways to do carne asada. I do it a couple ways; grilled or in a cast iron pan. This is my grilled recipe. I use flank steak here, …
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Pico De Gallo Salsa
5 years ago

Pico De Gallo Salsa

This is our go to recipe for a simple, fresh salsa that we put on most of our tacos and is great with chips. It’s probably the simplest and cheapest salsa you can make. You can add additional ingredients to add a bit of character to it. Chopped garlic, smoked salt, diced tomatillos, or honey would be great. You can roast the tomatoes and onions in your oven to add a deeper flavor. Read More

Pollo Asada Torta
5 years ago

Pollo Asada Torta

Tortas are Mexican sandwiches. You can make your own rolls, but here I’ve used a store bought Portuguese Bun. You can add sliced tomatoes if you want. A refried bean …
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Pollo Asada Tacos
5 years ago

Pollo Asada Tacos

These chicken tacos are amazing. I use home made corn tortillas here. You can certainly use store bought. Don’t feel like you need to use every ingredient here. These would …
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Jed’s Corn Salsa
5 years ago

Jed’s Corn Salsa

My neighbor Jed Schwartz is an amazing farmer among other things. In late summer he always brings us a bag of sweet corn that he’s pulled from the stalk within …
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