Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A Mexican Fiesta

Tamara and I made a delicious meal while singing Amigos Para Siempre tonight in Tennessee. Apparently, Tamara does not think I sound like José Carreras even with my best vibrato.

Here’s our menu:

Pepper Jack, Chicken, and Peach Quesadillas

Black refried beans


Jalapeño carrots


Horchata – (a recipe shared by Whitney Todd via Logan Julander)

For 2 quarts of Horchata:
Soak a cup of rice for 6 or so hours.
Blend the rice in the water it has been soaking in.
Add one can of sweetened condensed milk*, a couple of cinnamon sticks, ground cinnamon, and half a cap of vanilla.
Add water and lots of ice y gozar.

*I was under the impression that dulce de leche was the same thing as sweetened condensed milk. That is false. They are not the same. However, it makes an interesting (and tasty) variation that I would do again on purpose.

Well, we didn't quite make it as the Robertson Family Singers: let's see how we do with cooking...