What Is the Difference Between a Burrito and an Enchilada?

When eating at a Mexican restaurant, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the vast array of menu options. There are just so many amazing combinations of beans, meat, and cheese, after all. Maybe you've got...

La Hacienda - Mason City Help!

by Morganna 12 years ago

I lived in Mason City during my teen years. There was a family-run Mexican place called La Hacienda that had these fabulous enchiladas with a brown beefy gravy instead of the usual more red or gre...

Suggestions for using leftover flavorless chuck roast

by WaxyK 2 years ago

I have almost a pound of cooked chuck roast leftover from making Andrea Nguyen's Beef Pho. The meat was simmered for 90 minutes, fully submerged in water so it's nearly flavorless and on the dry s...

Mexican Trio

by Ilovetoeatso 2 years ago

What’s the best Mexican Restaurant for my favorite trio? Looking for chili rellenos (stems cut off), cheese enchiladas, and beef hard shell tacos. For me it’s Mexican season. However I have to ask ...

Zuly's Cafe | Dixon, New Mexico

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

From my tour of Abiquiú https://www.chowhound.com/post/abiquiu-ghost-ranch-bodes-general-store-flourchilds-bakery-1087428 , I took the low road toward Taos. And rushed to get to Zuly's Cafe in Dixo...

Cookbook of the Month May 2013: MEXICAN EVERYDAY Quick Meals from the Grill, Soft Tacos, Enchiladas, Tostadas and Tortas, Seafood, Poultry and Meat, Desserts

by greedygirl 8 years ago

Welcome once again to Cookbook of the Month. May's selection is MEXICAN EVERYDAY by Rick Bayless. This is the reporting thread for the final four chapters of the book, as follows: Quick Meal...

Making enchiladas with flour tortillas

by Gracemama 9 years ago

I was born in the US, and grew up in a low-income neighborhood, surrounded by Mexican families, where our next door neighbors sometimes sent over a steaming stack of fresh tortillas (and where hunc...

Villa Azteca | Oldtown Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Recently William and I enlisted a friend to join us to check out the new spot, Villa Azteca, in Oldtown. We had noticed its opening day on Steinbeck’s birthday in February. Happy to say that Salina...

Does ANYONE remember Horky's Mexican? -- ISO THAT kind of cheese enchilada

by Jeni Bean 15 years ago

When I was a kid (and I do mean a kid) my folks used to take me to Horky's very, very often. Although my tastes have grown up and Horky's has gone the taste of their cheese enchiladas still haunt ...

Bitter enchilada sauce from scratch

by backyardtangerines 6 years ago

I feel like everytime I make enchilada sauce from scratch using dried peppers it turns out very bitter! Tonight I made a big pot thinking I would somehow get it right this time...nope still bitter....

Restaurante El Michoacano | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

This venue just off an exit of Hwy 101 and next to Denny's has been one Mexican restaurant or another for many years. The current iteration, Restaurante El Michoacano, opened last fall. Recently...

Las Palmas Enchilada Sauce - WTH??

by Lawgyrl 9 years ago

So last night I make my usual enchiladas. I've been making them since I was a kid and I'm 40. I noticed some people on here recommended Las Palmas. So that's what I used. OMG, the entire dish s...

Help! Want to make enchiladas tonight - wrong tortillas!

by lovessushi 14 years ago

I have everything I need (I think) to make homemade enchiladas tonight except for the fact that I have flour instead of corn tortillas - I'm supposed to stuff them with cheese, chilies, adobo and l...

ISO good chile rellenos, crab enchiladas, tortilla soup, huevos rancheros and decent fish tacos at restaurants with table service in SF, Santa Rosa and/or Sonoma

by prima 10 years ago

I would love to have a list of some places that serve good versions of chile rellenos, tortilla soup, crab enchiladas, and huevos rancheros (also open to breakfast burritos, breakfast tacos, etc). ...

Reheating frozen (homemade) enchiladas

by cookie44 12 years ago

When I made my first batch of (rolled enchiladas), I froze some. Now, we're ready to reap those rewards. What is the best way to reheat I wonder? Straight from freezer to oven, which i know works w...

El Rancho Enchilada Recipe

by kittyfood 4 years ago

When I worked in downtown LA during the 70s through the 90s, my friends and I frequented El Rancho on 5th Street (actually it was originally on Hill Street, and moved to 5th when a new jewelry dist...

Rolled v. flat enchiladas

by tatamagouche 11 years ago

I should know this, living in the Southwest, but I guess I don't. Flat enchiladas don't sound like enchiladas to me at all, which I thought were rolled by definition, but rather, essentially, like ...

Looking for enchilada sauce and corn tortillas

by toyopl 9 years ago

Mississauga/Brampton/Oakville area. I cannot seem to find enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to make chicken enchilada. I stopped by Metro, Superstore and Walmart and so far nothing, I'm really s...

Eve's Enchiladas | King City - Salinas Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

On my almost annual trips to King City to support my friends riding in the AIDS Life Cycle fundraiser, I like to uncover something new and different each time.

tortilla soup, enchiladas suizas and chiles rellenos

by prima 8 years ago

Does anyone have recs for good versions around TO? Seems most Mexican places are very taco-centric lately. I've ordered several enchiladas from Milagro, so I'm aware that they serve them, but I can...

Is There a Difference between Tamale Sauce and Enchilada Sauce?

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 11 years ago

At a resto in New Mexico I had tamales that were topped by a thin, smooth sauce which strongly resembled enchilada sauce, or what we call ranchero sauce here in Texas. Is it likely that this sauce ...