Machaca is a flavorful combination of shredded beef, eggs, onions, tomatoes and peppers. In Mexico, machaca is made from sun-dried meat. The cattlemen of the north made meat easy to carry on the trail by drying it. Tastier than beef jerky, the meat was first marinated, then cooked, shredded and dried. It can be served in tacos, burritos and in scrambled eggs.
This delicious latkes recipe can be prepared in about 20 minutes.
Many of the ingredients in this beef brisket recipe will be familiar to Jewish cooks, including the Coca-Cola. However, I find that the addition of the Chinese Five Spice gives this dish a much more interesting layer of flavor.
This is a spring vegetable stew served at Passover in Algeria. The artichoke and fennel combination is served as a salad in Tunisia, minus the celery root and with less garlic, but with the addition of harissa.
Julie is the proprietor of Phoenix, a well-known Chicago Chinese restaurant, located not far from Manny’s, Barack Obama’s favorite deli. Manny’s corned beef sandwiches are legendary. Julie has devised the perfect use for left-over corned beef or pastrami.