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Unique Liqueur Recipes for Cinco de Mayo Sipping

In Alcoholic, Beverages, Recipes by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

Contrary to popular belief, Mexican hooch isn’t all about fruity beer, worms, and margaritas. Not that there’d be anything wrong if it were. I’ve spent whole weekends living off of nothing but those three things, and aside from a recurring facial tic and a few flashbacks, I’m fine. Do a little digging and you’ll come across some great distilled treasure. …

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Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo: Red Chile Enchiladas

In Chile Peppers, Recipes, Spicy Main Dishes by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

We’re cooking up this classic enchilada dish in honor of Cinco de Mayo. This dish features stacked, not rolled, enchiladas covered in ground beef and pork and smothered in red chile sauce.It was originally served at the early 1960s Albuquerque restaurant, Videz. The restaurant was torn down to make way for Interstate 40, but the recipe lives on in the …

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Tequila on Cinco de Mayo? Naturally!

In Alcoholic, Beverages, Recipes by Lois MannoLeave a Comment

It’s nearly May 5, which is an important day of celebration in the Southwest and anywhere you find folks of Mexican heritage. If you want to class it up this Cinco de Mayo, leave the salted rims behind and try these elegant recipes made with Riazul Premium Tequila, created by Cervantes Ramirez, Master Mixologist and General Manager of New York’s …

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Now Available: The New Issue of Burn!

In Chile Peppers, News by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

Hey all you lovers of peppers, smoke, and sauce, the new issue of Burn! Magazine is on the virtual newsstand and ready for reading. I hope you’ll enjoy the newest issue. It’s chock full of great information like a how-to for making your own pastrami, an article all about salsa, recipes for Cinco de Mayo, a recap of the 2011 …

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Improve Your “Foodprint”: Farming and Climate Change

In Book Reviews, Stories by Kelli BergtholdLeave a Comment

In an article posted on The Atlantic’s website last week, Gary Paul Nabhan, co-author of Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail, addressed the relationship between farming in the Southwest and climate change—both food production and food security have been cast into question with the growing scarcity of water and unpredictable growing seasons and weather patterns, such as drought. …

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New Issue of Burn! Magazine Out May 1!

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Don’t miss a single fiery issue of Burn! Magazine The next issue of Burn! will be released May 1st. In it, we’ll explore Australia’s Barbecue Heritage, travel to the Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ festival, and take a look at the seductive qualities of salsa, plus much more! Burn! is your antidote for all the look-alike “food porn” mags. Sassy, sharp, …