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Enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas – our list of Mexican recipes includes all your favorites. Put your own twist on these staples or try a new dish out!
This recipe comes from Sara Dueñas Flores of Corpus Christi, Texas and Goldsboro, N.C. The recipe is from her family’s cookbook, “Lo Mejor de Los González II.” Her granddaughter, Lauren Vied Allen, wrote this about turcos on her website, The World in a Pocket: Turcos, turnovers filled with thrice-cooked pork loin, fruit, and nuts, are a South Texas specialty that my grandma, Sara, has been making in her family for over 70 years. Their history is extensive to just be such tiny, tasty pockets.The insides of Turcos are so well cooked and preserved, so they last for months after they are prepared. There have been many years when we arrive for Christmas and find a turco or two from months before (you have to look in Grandma’s hiding place for the pretty ones). They still taste as if they were made that morning. Continue