Tag Archives: Carolyn Niethammer

Versatile Tomatillo Salsa

By Carolyn Niethammer When I was interviewing chefs for my book The New Southwest Cookbook back in 2005, tomatillos were the vegetable du jour — every chef had them on the menu, usually “blackened” or roasted to heighten the flavor. … Continue reading

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Cactus Honey Sherbet

Both peaches and prickly pears ripen from mid-summer to early fall, depending on where you live. What better time to make this rosy ice cream that combines the mellow flavors of both fruits? From The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn … Continue reading

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Decadent French Toast

This baked French toast is served by the Big Yellow Inn Bed and Breakfast in Cedar City, Utah. Carolyn Niethammer chose it for her New Southwest Cookbook. The inn typically serves it with berries and sour cream on top; poached … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Lemonade

This refreshing twist on lemonade, from Carolyn Niethammer’s Prickly Pear Cookbook, will help you get through the last blast of summer heat. Steeping the lemons rather than squeezing them is not only easier, it produces a more complex flavor as … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad

This simple recipe, from Pastiche Modern Eatery in Tucson, Arizona, was selected for The New Southwest Cookbook by Carolyn Niethammer. Eat this salad by itself or as a vegetable side dish for dinner. Black Bean Salad Serves 8 2 cans … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Nopalito and Pineapple Salsa

This makes a delicious light entrée when served as a stuffing for warm flour tortillas. It can also be served with rice and a vegetable. From The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn Niethammer. Grilled Chicken with Nopalito and Pineapple Salsa … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Goes to Canada

By Carolyn Niethammer Hello everybody. It is Carolyn today. Like most authors, I regard my books almost like loving parents regard their children: I do my best to develop them as well as I can, I feel bad when somebody … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Brown Butter Berry Tart

This delicious dessert from the Yavapai Restaurant at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, makes great use of fresh berries. Carolyn Niethammer chose this recipe for The New Southwest Cookbook. Brown Butter Berry Tart Makes one 8-inch tart Uncooked pie … Continue reading

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Rio Nuevo books on Amazon Great American Eats list

Congratulations to Janet Taylor (The Healthy Southwest Table), Carolyn Niethammer (The New Southwest Cookbook), and Marilyn Noble (Southwest Comfort Food)! Their books were included in Amazon’s list of 500 hot regional cookbooks!

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Recipe of the Week: Goat Cheese Stuffed Poblano Chiles

This delicious vegetarian main dish from Hilton of Santa Fe in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was selected by Carolyn Niethammer for The New Southwest Cookbook. Mild and flavorful poblano chiles are stuffed with a cheese filling made even richer with … Continue reading

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