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Roasted Butterflied Chicken and Tomatillos from Curtis Stone’s What’s for Dinner

We have simply fallen in love with Curtis Stone’s What’s for Dinner? The range of recipes here, from simple to elegant, is impressive. Even more impressive is this: these recipes work. They have been tested and honed. Pick one, follow the directions and, voila, you will seem to be culinary guru. Well, maybe that’s what…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Enchiladas with Creams Tomatillo Sauce

I posted this recipe in early 2010, at my daughter’s request, but I’m doing it again because tomorrow you will have leftover turkey and this is just the best possible way to enjoy it. It’s not “leftovers.” It’s “delicious” and rich and different. The enchiladas are paired with one of my favorite foods: tomatillos.  This…

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Cinco de Mayo Salsa: Sweet Strawberries with Arbol Chilies

Cinco de Mayo. It’s become something like St. Patrick’s Day, an extended holiday where all of us can share some joy. Personally, I prefer Cinco. St. Patrick’s is about parades and beer. Cinco is about food and beer — and margaritas. Brian and I try to expand our repertoire of Mexican recipes each Cinco. From…

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Tomatillo Temptations Part 3

I have offered two versions of tomatillo salsa recently. Here is the third and easily the best. The reasons to love this salsa are many. Flavor, of course. The aroma of fresh cilantro. The vibrant green color. This is awesome salsa. Unlike the two earlier ones, this one uses canned, not fresh, tomatillos. It take…

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