Best Ribs for Superbowl

Best Ribs for Superbowl

  Last year, I blogged these ribs as the best ever. Better than any I had sampled at restaurants — and I’ve spent a lot of time in Texas, folks — and better than any other from a cookbook. I know that “best” is an overused...
Pecan Chipotle Salsa

Pecan Chipotle Salsa

In the coming weeks, leading up to the Super Bowl, there will be chips and salsa aplenty. You can treat yourself, and any family or friends, to a salsa combination you almost surely have never had before. Here pecans and chipotles merge for a slow-building heat. This...
Chipotle Cornbread for Stuffing [and eating, too!]

Chipotle Cornbread for Stuffing [and eating, too!]

Yesterday I blogged about a cornbread stuffing that asked for “1 recipe” of your cornbread of choice. Here’s ours: Chipotle Cornbread. Depending on how hot you want this bread, you can add more or less chipotle. Because this cornbread is destined to be stuffing, with...
Sweet and Sour and Fiery Ribs

Sweet and Sour and Fiery Ribs

My favorite cuisine? Well sort of Mexican, Southwestern, Thai, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese. You know what I mean. I like a lot things and the “most liked” can depend on the time of day, the smells on the street, how long since my last pasta gorge, or how long...
Brian’s Chipotle Crema for a Hot Day with Grilled Corn

Brian’s Chipotle Crema for a Hot Day with Grilled Corn

The current heat is good for some things and certainly great for one: corn. The burst of heat now is letting your local corn plants create sugar in those kernels as they expand to the bursting point. So, it’s the perfect weekend to visit your farmers market and grab...