Category Archives: southwest

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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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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Beans and Rice

The packages were mailed with impeccable timing so as to arrive the day before the holiday, birthday, or special event, or, in the case of a weekend shindig, on the Friday before. The boxes were cut down and refolded so … 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

Posted in economy, Mexican, pork, salads, salsa, sammiches, southwest | 5 Comments