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Pickled Hot Peppers and Homemade Hot Pepper Sauce

Pickled Hot Peppers 1-2 pounds mixed hot peppers 6 cups vinegar 2 cups water 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 onion, chopped Place the peppers into a large pot. Add the vinegar, water, garlic, and onion. Bring to a boil, then reduce…

Pickled Jalapenos

Pickled Jalapenos 15 large Jalapenos, stems trimmed {discarded} and sliced 2 Garlic Cloves, smashed and peeled 1 cup Distilled White Vinegar 1 cup Filtered Water 4 tablespoons Sugar 2 tablespoons Kosher Salt In a medium…

Falafel with Parsley, Garlic, Onions, Jalapenos and Herbs

Falafel with Parsley, Garlic, Onions, Jalapenos and Herbs 3⁄4 cup finely chopped parsley 1⁄2 cup tahini 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. kosher salt 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped Freshly ground black pepper,…

Guacamole with Roasted Tomatillos

Guacamole with Roasted Tomatillos INGREDIENTS 3/4 pound fresh tomatillos, husked removed and rinsed well 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 3 fresh serrano chiles, finely chopped (or jalapenos; for mild guacamole, remove seeds and ribs) 3/4…

Raw or Roasted Salsa Verde

Raw or Roasted Salsa Verde INGREDIENTS 8 ounces (5 to 6 medium) tomatillos, husked and rinsed Fresh hot green chiles, to taste (roughly 2 serranos or 2 jalapenos), stemmed 5 or 6 sprigs fresh cilantro (thick stems removed), roughly…

Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo Tacos with Queso Fresco

Shredded Chicken and Tomatillo TAcos with Queso Fresco INGREDIENTS   6 tomatillos, husked, washed, and grilled until blackened 1 serrano, grilled until blackened Olive oil 1/2 small red onion, coarsely chopped 2 cloves…

Slow Cooked Chipotle Tacos with Cabbage and Radish Slaw

Slow Cooked Chipotle Tacos with Cabbage and Radish Slaw INGREDIENTS 3 pounds beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 1 large onion, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 to 3 tablespoons chopped canned chipotles in adobo…

Pear Ideas

Pear Ideas Not sure what to do with your pears, aside from eat them by hand? Here are a few fun ways to experiment with this wonderfully fragrant and juicy fruit!   Pears wrapped with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto In a large bowl,…

Latin Black Bean Salad with Peaches

Latin Black Bean Salad with Peaches This is a simplified version from kitchencaravan.com with just a few ingredients. There are no exact quantities for this recipe, because it is up to you to judge the amounts you want to use. The idea is…

Ejotes con Huevos or Green Beans with Scrambled Eggs

Ejotes con Huevos or Green Beans with Scrambled Eggs This  dish of ejotes con huevos, or green beans with scrambled eggs, is very simple and works as a side dish to many Mexican dinners. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. fresh green beans, cut into…