Mushroom Rellenos from New Mexico

Mushroom Rellenos from New Mexico

Rellenos without cheese? Without a relleno? Yes and yes and all is fine. There’s a delightful pair of books, Green Chile Bible and Red Chile Bible, that Suzi and I got long ago in Santa Fe. We pop in and out of them as our chile addiction leads us onward towards...
Spinach-Bacon Deviled Eggs from Debbie Moose

Spinach-Bacon Deviled Eggs from Debbie Moose

In Deviled Eggs Debbie Moose has an assortment of ideas that will change your perspective on this dish forever. Never been inspired by simple deviled eggs with a bit of paprika bite? Why not transform them into a meal? Or at least an appetizer that has you pondering...
Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

My fondness for Kahlua goes deep, decades deep. So, when I saw this recipe, I had to pause, consider, and then obediently nod. It does use some store-bought elements — chili sauce, barbecue sauce and hot sauces — but here that is a positive aspect. Those sauces will...
Lacquered Bacon from A Real American Breakfast

Lacquered Bacon from A Real American Breakfast

In the age of Ikea, few of us make furniture from scratch anymore. And when was the last time you used lacquer? I was a teenager and I was just sniffing, not finishing furniture at all. You will be sniffing here, too. Suzi and I began playing with our bacon a few...