Category Archives: chiles

They’re Back!

That time o’ the year again. And of course, someone with a finely tuned nose has to inspect them.

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Spring Quesadillas

We burned ourselves out on quesadillas last year. We were foster-parenting a little Tasmanian devil of a toddler, and he loved ‘em. Whenever he wasn’t in the mood for whatever the rest of us were having, you could always take … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Oops, I did it again …

No idea what’s going on here, but I made posole yesterday and M. couldn’t eat it. Couldn’t touch it. Couldn’t be in the same room as the pot. Too hot. By an order of magnitude which we have not previously … Continue reading

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Chupacabra Soup

This isn’t quite a non-recipe, in the sense that you can pretty much substitute anything you want in any quantity and it’ll still turn out basically the same. But it is a highly negotiable one, with a lot of options … Continue reading

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Bookmarking a few for later

Gotta save these before I forget them: World’s Greatest Mac-n-Cheese, from Denver’s Rackhouse Pub I need some green in my mac and cheese, so I added some roasted broccoli and chile peppers, the broccoli from the grocery store and the … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney

We have this combo that never fails to come out perfect. I’m thinking they all originally came from the Colorado Collage cookbook, from the Denver Junior League, or maybe just two out of the three did. But they work together … Continue reading

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More on Chiles

While you’re making Pork and Green Chile Stew, listen to the folks from Spilled Milk tell you everything you always wanted to know about chiles but were afraid to ask. Episode 22: Chiles http://w796.photobucket.com/pbwidget.swf?pbwurl=http%3A%2F%2Fw796.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fyy249%2Fsaodell%2FChili+and+Chile+Peppers%2F12cc5901.pbw

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Non-Recipe of the Day: Pork and Green Chile Stew

Pete’s Kitchen was the first place I ever had really good green chile stew. Their breakfast burrito is a rolled up tortilla stuffed with eggs, sausage, potatoes, and cheese, as big as your head, smothered in a spicy green chile … Continue reading

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Zucchini Cornbread

My mom would make cake-like cornbread back in the day. For the life of me I can’t remember with what main dish she would serve it. We were Euro-mutts of a definite haole/gringo variety, so it definitely wasn’t anything southwestern, … Continue reading

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