I know Cinco De Mayo was Thursday, but that's close enough to the weekend, right? Our friends Tim and Tracie came over to join us on a 90-degree afternoon. We snacked on Tapatio-flavored Fritos and Doritos and chips & salsa. With ice-cold Pacifico. All of it was great.
If you live in the area, you may be lucky enough to recognize this: a big bag of marinated carne asada from King Ranch Market. I grilled the meat on the Weber and chopped it up, placing it and Oaxancan cheese on small tostadas and letting them meld together in the oven for a few minutes.
I prepared four bowls of condiments: pickled jalapenos, grilled corn, pickled red onions, and chopped cilantro.
I put some of each condiment on my tostadas, along with Mexican sour cream and a slug of mild Pico Pica sauce, which Tim brought over.
It was an outstanding meal.
"Outstanding" is right. Al fresco dining on The Hill is always a treat. But what happened to the Ruffles???
The bag was much smaller so I didn't want to serve it next to the Fritos. And you know what? They were awesome with the limon. I will buy the Ruffles again, probably not the Fritos.
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