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Hibiscus Flower Quesadillas 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. Lesley lived in the City for four years, learning about the food, documenting the recipes and even founding a company to take folks on food tours for the most authentic experiences possible. To…

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Chili-Rubbed Brisket Tacos from Quick Slow Cooking by Kim Laidlaw

Kim Laidlaw’s Quick Slow Cooking is devoted to letting you make the most of your slow cooker. In the process, she lets you have some real-world cooking experiences. We think of tacos as the ultimate fast food: some ground meat, a package of “flavorings,” some quick time on the stovetop and you are done. You…

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Cookbook Review: The Great Book of Salsa by Mark Miller

  You’ll recognize this book, the style of this book, by its cover. You’ll recognize the author, Southwestern food guru Mark Miller. You are now in a solid position to judge this book and the judgment will surely be positive. The Great series from Chartwell Books are spiral bound books, tall and thin. One or…

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Drunken Red Beans with New Mexican Rice

Yes, the picture above is the same as yesterday. That post was for the turkey medallions on the right, recipe circa 1988. The beans and rice on the top and left are, on the other hand, much more recent recipes: 1991! If you have never seen Rice: The Amazing Grain by Marie Simmons then you…

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