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cups of esquites Mexican corn salad with limes sitting on a cutting board

Easy Esquites Recipe (Mexican Street Corn Salad)

If you’re a fan of elotes but don’t like the mess, this easy esquites recipe is for you. Esquites, (aka Mexican street corn salad) pack all the flavor you’re expecting from elotes, but can be eaten with a spoon. I first started eating esquites while living in San Diego. Barrio Logan is basically the mecca …

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Smoked eye of round roast beef on a platter

Smoked Roast Beef with Eye of Round Roast

Round steak or eye of round roast doesn’t get a ton of attention from most people. It’s a pretty lean cut of meat and as a result it can lack flavor and be tough—if not prepared correctly. The upside is that it’s relatively inexpensive and, when done right, it can make a whole bunch of people really happy. Today we’re making smoked roast beef using the eye of round roast, and we’re going to impart flavor into this meat in two different ways.