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Homemade Green Chorizo from Eat Mexico by Lesley Tellez

Eat Mexico is a brilliant new cookbook by Lesley Tellez devoted to the street and markets foods of Mexico, particularly Mexico City. The book is filled with exciting recipes and, unless you have lived in Mexico City as Lesley did, these recipes will surprise you. The first element of surprise here is visual. The book…

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Brian’s Tropical 1-2-3 Delight

  How do you make a great cocktail? Mixologists are in constant migration, searching, testing, tasting, and celebrating. There are an infinite number of combinations and techniques. It’s tough to say something is the best, the ultimate. So, on that scale of 1-10, I’m going to call this a 9.99. Maybe even better. Rather than…

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Parsillade Lamb Chops

  August is stumbling to an end. I say stumbling because it has not fended off fall at all. Some years, summer is strong into September. This year, fall was appearing in the first week of August. You may have some “tell” trees near you. We do. These are those trees whose leaves begin to…

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English Muffins from Tartine Bread

Everybody tells stories. They exaggerate. They may lie. It’s all part of life. When your spouse does, then you have to consider what to do. You can nod yes and let her think you believe her. You can make a face, but not say “no” to her, letting the face alone enough convey the message…

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