OMG! ‘Taquito,’ ‘rugelach’ and ‘muffin top’ added to the OED
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Just FYI, when I heard about the latest entries to the Oxford English Dictionary I was like, OMG! Seriously?!? LOL!
Text-speak wedged its way into this tome -- considered the definitive record of the English language. The OED announced Friday that words like FYI, OMG and LOL would be recognized.
Also recognized: taquito, rugelach and muffin top.
So, continue reading below for a recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen for taquitos. Click here for an award-winning sour cherry rugelach recipe from Lea Koch of Los Angeles. (It was one of our top-10 favorites in the L.A. Times’ first-ever holiday cookie bakeoff.)
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Taquitos with guacamole
Active work and total preparation time: 45 minutes
1/4 cup minced onion
1 serrano pepper, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
* Mash avocados with a fork until there are no lumps. Stir in onion, pepper, garlic salt, lime juice and mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
1 pound roast beef
20 (6-inch) corn tortillas
* Shred roast into thin strips with a fork or with your fingers. Fill tortillas with 1 to 2 tablespoons beef and roll up tightly. Insert toothpick into middle of each taquito to secure. You can also skewer 3 to 4 taquitos together.
* Add 1/2 inch oil to medium saucepan and heat over high heat 3 minutes. Fry taquitos until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes each side, in batches if necessary, and transfer to paper towel-lined tray.
4 to 5 servings. Each of 5 servings: 644 calories; 358 mg sodium; 73 mg cholesterol; 32 grams fat; 59 grams carbohydrates; 36 grams protein; 8.69 grams fiber.