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A Better BLT
In other words, the BLT is often a mess that falls apart as you eat it. My wife, Mary Jane, has come up with a solution: The Pita Bread BLT…
Chorizo Criollo (Chorizo Sausage from Argentina)
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.
Breadless Jalapeno Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
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.
Burn! Tested: Chehalem Ridge Pineapple Salsa
Hu-La-La Tropical Fruit Salsa from Chehalem Ridge Brands is the good kind of fiery fruit: pineappple, mango, and garlic getting down with the sting of jalapeno, habanero, and serrano fire.
Recipe: Spicy Teriyaki Candied Bacon Burger
I’ve been jonesing a good teriyaki burger for a few weeks and looking for a chance to tweak the teriyaki pineapple marinade in Flavorize. This was a win-win. The easy route would have been to just mix up the sauce, marinate the ground chuck, and slap it all together. It would also be, well, normal.
Recipe: Sonoran Hot Dog
Usually when I think of Sonoran dog style, it’s late at night and I’m bored on the interwebs. In this case, we’re talking about the great Sonoran hot dogs you find in Tucscon, Arizona. It’s a favorite at the University of Sonora with students and staff alike.