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Fall Entertaining: Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas may be prepared with Salt & Pepper Grilled Chicken however smoked chicken is a lovely way to enjoy them when entertaining, too. Although this particular variation features Charred Salsa Verde & avocado, consider switching them up with Salsa Roja, Monterey Jack cheese, serrano peppers & […]

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Fall Entertaining: Smoked Pork Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Smoked Pork Gorditas Southern-style entertaining is simple in the fall when a host of favorite flavors & items that may be prepared in advance are planned. Smoked Pork Gorditas With Salsa Roja feature many authentic Mexican cuisine classics guests will love. Salsa Roja is so versatile you’ll want to make a […]

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Cooking Classics: Gorditas

Cooking Classics The Technique Gorditas  Authentic Mexican gorditas are a masa based pastry that may be filled with a variety of tempting items including cheese, meat & vegetables. They are simple to make with a tortilla press & cook relatively quickly on a hot surface. The term gordita translates literally to mean ‘chubby’ in Spanish as […]

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The Basics: Dried Anaheim Chiles

Cooking Essentials The Profile Dried Anaheim Chiles Dried Anaheim Chiles are peppers that originated in California named specifically after the city in which they are grown. They register on the Scoville Scale, a chart specifically designed to gauge the heat level of peppers, typically between 500 to 1,000. Bell peppers fall at the bottom of the […]

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Cooking Classics: Red Chile Sauce

Cooking Classics The Technique Red Chile Sauce Classic Red Chile Sauce is typically a mild pepper based component that may be used to accompany tamales, enchiladas & more. The most popular types used when preparing it include dried peppers such as Ancho, Hatch or New Mexico chiles which are available in mild & spicy varieties, Anaheim […]

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Cooking Classics: Tamales

Cooking Classics The Technique  Tamales Tamales may be prepared a number of ways with a variety of sauces or gravies to accompany with them. A little planning will be necessary in order to make these delicious authentic Mexican specialties. Although most typically crafted with slow roasted pork, smoked pulled pork, also known as southern-style barbecue […]

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The Basics: Corn Husks

Cooking Essentials The Technique Corn Husks Corn husks are a vital recipe element necessary when making authentic tamales. Tamales are a wonderful main dish entree consisting of masa, a filling of your choice & a sauce or gravy to accompany them. The cooking method utilizes a steaming procedure in order to ready the irresistible gems […]

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Fall Entertaining: Smoked Pork Tacos With Salsa Roja

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Smoked Pork Tacos With Salsa Roja Mexican street food encompasses a wide variety of items that local vendors may be preparing in the open marketplaces found in many communities. Offerings range from a lengthy list of classic favorites from gorditas, quesadillas & tamales to the ever hardworking taco just to name a […]

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