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Avocado Corn Relish or Salsa

Yesterday’s post was about roasting corn using your gas grill. Hopefully you will have some leftover corn. Or you can easily roast more. And, while the corn is on the grill, do a few poblano peppers. You are going to need them. You’ll find recipes for this relish/salsa on the web and in many cookbooks.…

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Brian’s Salsa Verde with Canned Tomatillos and Perhaps Some Avocado

The days are longer and warmer. If it is not quite summer yet, we can pretend. The fresh, bright flavor of tomatillo salsa is always a pleasure.  Whether with chips or atop chicken or fish, this condiment can rule the table. It’s best made fresh and enjoyed within the hour. If you do have leftovers,…

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Red and Green Chicken Enchiladas from Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison

  I'm posting this on Saturday. Perhaps tonight or tomorrow night, you need a deeply satisfying dish for your family or for a party. As you can see, this dish is brilliant visually and it will be equally enjoyable on your palate. From Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison, this dish is representative of…

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Roasted Tomato and Pumpkin Seed Salsa

  If you are asked to taste food with a blindfold, it can be embarrassing. People will confuse carrots and onion. Celery and hearty lettuce. Can you recognize parsnip with blindfold on? Not a chance. But, there are some flavors that cannot be missed. Say, pumpkin. With that distinctive, I’ll say earthy, taste and hustle…

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