Category Archives: Mexican

Chicken and Veggies in Chile-Lime Adobo

I’ve been in a grilling rut for a while, especially when it comes to chicken and vegetables. I have two stand-bys that I keep returning to. For a rub, it’s based on the Mustang Spice from Canyon Cafe: a Tbs … Continue reading

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Braising Hell

Even the most die-hard vegan has to admit, you drive by a rib shack and the place just smells good. Might not be your cup of tea to actually eat, but the smell is like a slap of Vitalis, a … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos and an Inordinate Fondness for Cabbage

I have a tendency to take things a little too far. I get into something, then beat it to death until I’m sick of it. I think I might be close to doing that to the poor, innocent cabbage. When … Continue reading

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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Irish Soda Bread

There’s a band out there that calls itself the Afro Celt Sound System. Founded by members of the Pogues (the sometimes folk, sometimes pop, sometimes punk Celtic band), they blend Irish melodies with West African rhythms to create an always … Continue reading

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Another Non-Recipe

Posole is a staple in these parts. Mexican soup. And like chicken noodle or any other soup, it has a million variations. You need hominy, probably pork but chicken isn’t verboten, a clearish non-tomato-y but still thick broth but tomatoes … Continue reading

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Weekly Highlights

Here’s a quick wrap-up of some highlights in the news this week. 1. Sabores Sin Fronteras, Flavors Without Borders. The Sonoran Hotdog Crosses The Border Was just thinking about my dad’s comments about the suddenly ubiquitous chipotle pepper, and heard … Continue reading

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