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By Dr_Mom

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (6 Votes)
Hot, Hot, Hot Chile Pepper Vinegar 1 Picture
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Preparation time 5

  • Enough peppers to fill the jar of your choice. You can use jalapenos, serranos or even habaneros if your very brave or any combination of pepper you like.
  • White or Apple Cider Vinegar

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Use with caution, vinegar is a great solvent for capsaicin so all the heat from the peppers will go right into the ...

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Green chile sauce is at the core of New Mexican meals

  • 2 teaspoons bacon drippings, butter or oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon - 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 tablespoon green chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground toasted cumin seed OR 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Mexican oregano OR 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
4.3/5 (7 Votes)

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For stuffing, in a small saucepan combine the water, farro, chipotle pepper, and the 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup farro, rinsed
  • 1 dried chipotle chile pepper*
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces sweet or hot Italian sausage (remove casings, if present)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1 fresh serrano chile pepper, sliced*
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup bottled diced pimiento or roasted red sweet pepper
  • 3/4 cup steamed red kidney beans or canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup fresh sweet corn cut from cob
  • Sea salt
  • 8 fresh poblano or pasilla chile peppers, roasted, seeded, and peeled (see Tip)
  • Salsa (optional)
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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This recipe makes a LOT of queso, so I often let it cool slightly, split it up into two or three Ziplocs, and store

  • *32 ounces Velveeta Cheese
  • *1 can 10 ounces can milk
  • *1 pound Pork Sausage or hamburger (optional - can be made with or without)
  • *7 ounces Chopped Green Chilies or more to taste (or approximately 5 chiles)
  • *1 whole Yellow Onion (or less to taste)
  • *Can of stewed tomatoes (Mexican is best)
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Pulse bell peppers and chiles in a food processor until very finely chopped (be careful not to purée)

  • 4 red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 2 red chiles (such as Fresno), coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider vinegar
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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Bring the family together with a delicious Mexican cuisine spread around the table

  • 4 Pasilla, poblano or anaheim chilies
  • 1 pound queso fresco cheese or Mexican 4 cheese blend
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup oil
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth powder
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped oregano leaves
4.5/5 (78 Votes)

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Mexican Cornbread Casserole is the epitome of comfort food

  • 2 boxes Jiffy cornbread mix
  • 1 can cream style corn
  • 2 chopped jalapenos
  • 6 ounces Mexican cheese or more
  • 1 1/2 pounds hamburger
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
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Rather than a more traditional pâté, a chicken picadillo is first made and then whirred up to make a filling in t...

  • 1 habanero pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 2 teaspoons no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated whole nutmeg
  • 1 (14-ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This recipe makes an excellent brisket and creamy sauce to stuff your tacos with and, best of all, it serves a crow...

  • RANCHERO SAUCE:
  • 1 (6-pound) boneless flat-cut beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried mustard
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup liquid smoke, any variety
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar or can of roasted piquillo peppers or roasted red peppers
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can green chiles
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
4.8/5 (13 Votes)

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A little spicy and super rich, this is the perfect guacamole to top your tacos, stuff your burritos, or dip your cr...

  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 to 3 serrano chiles, chopped
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, torn
  • big pinch Kosher salt
  • 3 avocados, diced
  • 1 medium tomato
4.6/5 (34 Votes)

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Poblano peppers are often called“Pasilla Peppers”

  • FOR THE SAUCE (So delicious, I recommend doubling it):
  • 4 large poblano chiles
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 medium white onion, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Generous pinch ground cinnamon
  • Kosher salt
  • For the Chicken & Rice:
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, preferably dark meat*
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked brown** or white rice
  • 2 cups grated sharp or extra-sharp white Cheddar (about 7 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (including some tender stems)
  • 1 Tbs. lime juice
  • OPTIONAL SHREDDED CHICKEN RECIPE:
  • 4-5 chicken thighs (boneless or bone-in, doesn't matter)
  • 2 tsp whole peppercorns
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 whole cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 2 tsp Mexican Seasoning Blend*** (or taco seasoning)
  • Water (enough to cover the chicken. NOTE: I add one packet of Trader Joe's reduced sodium chicken broth concentrate)
  • My Mexican Seasoning Blend:
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp. oregano
  • Mix together and store in an airtight container.
4.5/5 (41 Votes)

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Spice up your typical kugel with this New Mexi-Cali Green Chile-Cheese Kugel that is sure to be a hit on your dinne...

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more to grease the baking dish
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 (12-ounce) package wide egg noodles, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 2 large eggs plus 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped roasted green chiles, preferably Hatch, fresh or canned
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans quartered artichoke hearts in water, drained
  • 3 cups grated sharp white cheddar cheese, about 12-ounces
4.8/5 (10 Votes)

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Halibut with Coconut Ginger Curry is the healthy full meal your whole family will love

  • 1 teaspoon tamarind concentrate or 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 4 serrano chiles, 2 minced, 2 halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (13.5-ounce) can regular coconut milk
  • 3 medium red, white, or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch-thick diagonal slices
  • 1/2 pound halibut, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach, about 4-ounces
  • 15 to 20 curry or Thai basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
4.8/5 (6 Votes)

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Southwest Eggs Benedict are enriched with the zesty flavors of chorizo, fresh lime juice, cilantro, and chipotle ch...

  • CORNMEAL PANCAKES:
  • 1 (12-ounce) package bulk chorizo sausage, Mexican-style, not smoked
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, undrained
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 egg
  • EGGS:
  • 12 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • CHIPOTLE HOLLANDAISE SAUCE:
  • 3 pasteurized egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut up
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 1 (6-ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija or feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
4.8/5 (12 Votes)

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Spicy, cream cheesy beef, topped with sautéed onions and jalapeño peppers, topped with a slice of provolone chees...

  • 1 (1.5-pound) beef chuck roast, shaved into thin slices (most grocery store butchers will do this for you)
  • 2 green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 large onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12-ounces Kraft Philadelphia Spicy Jalapeño Cream Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 8 pretzel rolls or other roll of choice for slider buns
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons butter
4.5/5 (35 Votes)

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