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Tomatillo Guacamole

I find tomatillos to be intriguing. Little rather hard green balls that seem to be flavor hand grenades. Here’s a very simple recipe that exploints that power. Often when we make guacamole, there a serious number of ingredients: tomato, chopped onion, cilantrol, some cumin perhaps. Here is just the opposite, a mimimlist recipe that does…

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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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