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Cooked Tomatillo Salsa

“Make this,” Brian asked. “Please,” he added. I didn’t care about the magic word. I had looked at the recipe and was skeptical. He was insistent. I relented, and we made this salsa from James Peterson’s Sauces. I must say it is hot: both temperature wise and chili wise. Brian loves it and I find…

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Shrimp Tomatillo Cocktail

It’s hard to pass up a cold shrimp. Or three or four. This “appetizer” is one that can serve you well multiple ways. As suggested, you can make it an elegant cocktail appetizer, nestling the shrimp and sauce in a shot glass to let the red and green colors sparkle for your guests. Or, you…

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Cafe Pasquals Tomatillo Salsa

If you have not been to Santa Fe, New Mexico, then you need to find a way. Anytime of year there is wonderful. It’s postcard perfect. There is a spectacular famers’ market, charming streets for window shopping and restaurants that are unbelievable. Summer nights are hot but humid free with sunsets that just make you…

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Shrimp Tomatillo Cocktail

At Cooking by the Book in New York City, we do culinary outward bound events. Firms come to our kitchen and prepare a meal together, often with kitchen challenges. Their night’s menu has been set in advance, from a quarterly menu featuring fresh seasonal ideas. We are always amazed when so many firms pick the…

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