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Green Chile Pork Pizza from The United States of Pizza by Craig Priebe

In The United States of Pizza, Craig Priebe and Diane Jacob show the results of their personal pizza odyssey. They’ve found gems from every corner of the country, big towns and small villages. Now, if you are a pizza purist, you may find some of the ideas in the book a tad extreme. I appreciate…

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Baked Tomato with Sausage, Egg, Cinnamon and Chile from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen

The recipe comes from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen. Author Chris Honor was born in Australia and now has a small restaurant in North London. In Big Flavors, there are no recipe titles per se. He just lists four or five ingredients at the top of each page. Here the fabulous four are: tomato,…

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Pomegranate and Red Onion Dressing from Rosa’s New Mexican Table by Roberto Santibanez

I love my wife and I never get bored with her. Yes, I know, I have to say that, but I mean it. However, I do at time tire of her salad dressing. She has the world’s best vinaigrette. I’m willing to compromise. One woman but can I please, please have some changeup on my…

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Chiles Rellenos with Goat Cheese, Pine Nut, and Corn Filling

Here's a suggestion, first posted earlier this year, for a complicated, time-consuming, and totally satisfying Mexican dish. During this long week between Christmas and New Years, you need a spectacular flavor break. This is it. In Santa Fe, a couple of decades ago, in a very good restaurant, I took one bite and knew, finally,…

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