Heat

It is Hatch chili season because the peppers dictate that it is now. Which is usually right around this time of year, but it can vary. I learned recently that one of my good friends from highschool, Tom Sluzalis, has entered the ring with selling hot sauce. Made with Hatch peppers. I’m from Colorado (as…

Jack-o’-lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers

These crowd-pleasers make a fun and festive Halloween dish. For those in the crowd who never liked stuffed peppers, stick with me. These are different. First, traditional stuffed peppers tend to be green bell peppers with stuffing and sausage and sometimes tomato sauce. If you like that, hey! Go for it but try using yellow…

Green Chili Honey Butter Corn

My regular readers will know that I have a bit of an obsession with Green Chilies. Be they Hatch, Pueblos or whatever I can get my hands on depending on the season and region, I love to work them into all kinds of dishes. Since Hatch season coincides with corn-on-the-cob season, I thought it would…

Pulled Salsa Chicken Taco Filling

This can be done a number of ways. You can slow roast using an oven, you can simmer over medium heat on the stove, or you can even use a slow cooker to get the same delicious pulled/shredded chicken (or a pork loin would work as well). Ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless chicken (any part…

Taco Night Recipe Round-Up

Welcome to Taco Night! Check out this round up of more than thirty recipes for everything you could dream of on taco night.

Mexican Martini

Like my Queso Compuesto post, I’ll keep it brief, but I want to intro this recipe with a little background. Never, before I moved to Austin, Texas, had I heard of, let alone sipped on a Mexican Martini. Basically, it is as if a Margarita took a Martini on an adventure and they got a…

Infused Simple Syrup for Cocktails

For use in cocktails, this formula for infusing simple syrup with the essence of all kinds of delicious fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices.