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Roasted Tomatillo and Cilantro Salsa [with Avocado, Too!]

“These will all take a week,” the man said. His wife frowned. “We’ve been everywhere,” she said. “Where have you been?” I asked. Suzen and I were at Adams Fairacres Market in Kingston, New York in search of avocados. Avocados that could be used the same day. “We went to Sam’s Club and Walmart,” the…

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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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