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Black Garlic Banzai Burger

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I’ve always loved teriyaki burgers like the Banzai Burger at Red Robin. Their take is a little watered down compared to this version, which uses CaJohn’s Black Garlic Sauce, nanami togarashi seasoning, and Hawaiian sea salt and King’s Hawaiian burger buns to really stand out. Note that the slaw requires advance preparation.

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Chorizo Criollo (Chorizo Sausage from Argentina)

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These delicious sausages have a counterpart all over Latin America. The ingredients can vary widely; some recipes call for saltpeter, some use all pork, some include spices such as cloves and cinnamon, and still others prefer vinegar or wine. I have included this rather traditional recipe from Argentina utilizing the famed ají p-p, the “bad word” chile; for a substitute, use pure hot red chile powder, such as New Mexico Chimayó. In Argentina, these sausages are almost always included at an asado–a barbecue. Note: This recipe requires advance preparation.

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Breadless Jalapeno Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Years ago, Jack-in-the-Box ran an ad with the lines, “But why a bun? A bun’s neither meat nor cheese.” They were joking. I wasn’t when I stole the idea and used Yanni Jalapeno Grilling Cheese as the bread for this sandwich. The company makes two types of grilling cheese and my cheese-only grilled cheese sandwich idea seemed like a great test flight for their products.