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Tomatillo Shrub from Shrubs by Michael Dietsch

In his wonderful book Shrubs: An Old-Fashioned Drink for Modern Times, Michael Dietsch offers shrub ideas aplenty. I’ve reviewed the book and offered some recipe ideas before. There are fruity flavor ideas that you might expect — orange and rhubarb — and combinations that will both surprise and please — strawberry pepper and watermelon lime.…

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Cooked Tomatillo Salsa Verde from Dos Caminos Tacos by Ivy Stark

Tomatillo salsas come in two versions: cooked and uncooked. Yesterday I posted an uncooked version, fired by dried arbol chiles. Today, here is a cooked tomatillo salsa, actually twice cooked as you will see. I love this salsa. Uncooked tomatillos attack your tongue with an immediate sharp flavor. Cooked tomatillo offer a deeper, denser flavor…

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Brian’s Uncooked Tomatillo Salsa Verde

This is Suzen’s favorite tomatillo salsa, bright and intense. Tomorrow, I’ll post a cooked tomatillo salsa, the one I prefer, for it seems to have a deeper, more complex flavor. But, I’m happy to eat either one. So is Suzi. And so will you. If you search, you’ll find dozens of recipes for tomatillo salsa…

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Green Chicken Enchiladas from Comfort Food by Rick Rodgers

This dish proves that Mexican food is not always fast food. Working efficiently, it will take you close to 90 minutes to prepare this dish. So, this may not be a weeknight dish for you. But, on Friday or Saturday or Sunday night, with a lovely margarita in one hand, you can be roasting, stirring…

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