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Roasted Chicken in Adobo from Eat Mexico by Lesley Tellez

Eat Mexico is the new cookbook by Lesley Tellez devoted to the street and markets foods she discovered walking, literally walking Mexico City. Eat Mexico is filled with delectable dishes, ones Lesley has written up for the American cook. But the recipes themselves remain intensely Mexican. “Tastes like chicken” is not the worst phrase in…

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Shrimp Adobo

The real American holiday is Super Bowl Sunday. No matter your background, no matter if you never heard of football until last week, on Super Sunday this nation will center around two things: their televisions and a spread of food and beverages. Statistics about Super Sunday abound. Enough chicken wings to extend to the moon, almost.…

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Chipotle Cream with the Recipes from Virgil’s Barbecue Road Trip

  These moments occur in every marriage. “We have to talk,” I began. Suzen paused, looked in my face, and realized I was serious. “What?” was her reply. “Something is not as good as we thought,” I began. Brilliant way to start this off. She clenched her hands. “It’s okay,” I tried to reassure her.…

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Raspberry Adobo Agua Fresca

  Growing up in Oregon, I was surrounded in spring and summer by fields of berries, mostly strawberry because they have higher productivity than raspberries. And strawberries behave themselves, while raspberries tend to “grow wild” and spread out of control. They are members of the rose family after all. The United States grows 9% of…

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