Tomatillo, Cilantro, and Avocado Salsa

Tomatillo, Cilantro, and Avocado Salsa

I did a TBT cookbook review of Nueva Salsa, a little book of perfected salsa recipes. Here’s an example using one common trio: tomatillo, cilantro, and avocado. In this version, tomatillos are roasted before going into the salsa. Ah, to roast or not to roast. It’s a...
Habanero, Jalapeno, Onion and Banana Salsa

Habanero, Jalapeno, Onion and Banana Salsa

A couple of years ago I posted a Banana Salsa with Pepper Zing. The peppers there were red bell and serrano. Just one serrano. Here’s a new twist. The serrano is gone, replaced by one habanero and one jalapeno. And, there’s onion this time, preferably a Vidalia. And...
Tomatillo Salsa from Mesa Mexicano

Tomatillo Salsa from Mesa Mexicano

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger have been figures on the American culinary scene for several happy decades. They have appeared on TV, established a chain of Mexican restaurants, and left us with a legacy of wonderful cookbooks. The pair is famous for their...
Cinco de Mayo Idea: Sweet Strawberry Salsa with Arbol Chiles

Cinco de Mayo Idea: Sweet Strawberry Salsa with Arbol Chiles

Suzi and I try to expand our repertoire of Mexican recipes each spring as Cinco de Mayo approaches. From the impressive Truly Mexican by Roberto Santibanez, here is an idea that will fortify your table and please every guest who loves heat. It’s a salsa with the fire...