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How One Author Publishes Cookbooks

Have you ever thought about publishing a cookbook? Maybe your friends and family rave about your cooking, or you just love spending time in the kitchen concocting new creations. Here’s how noted food writer and cookbook author Diana Henry does … Continue reading

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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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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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Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Try this simple, healthy, and filling breakfast from The Green Southwest Cookbook, by Janet Taylor. This yummy, crunchy-creamy parfait with a kiss of sweetness and bursts of refreshing berries is a wholesome breakfast that is void of bad fat and … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

The flavors of lime and orange juice blended with the jalapeño in Santa Cruz Green Salsa set off the succulent shrimp in this wonderful appetizer from Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Co. Coookbook, by Jean England Neubauer. Grilled Shrimp Cocktail … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Escabeche Pickles

Do you love pickles? Why not try making your own pickled vegetables at home? Chef Ryan Clark shows us how in Modern Southwest Cooking. Use whatever vegetables you like and don’t be afraid to play around with the mix. These … Continue reading

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Foodies West review of Modern Southwest Cooking

Foodies West has published a great review of Chef Ryan Clark’s new cookbook, Modern Southwest Cooking. An excerpt from the review follows. Read the full article, which includes a sample recipe from the book, at Foodies West. Seriously, this book … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Roasted Root Salad

This delicious and healthful recipe will give you a new way to eat your vegetables, from Southwest Comfort Food by Marilyn Noble. Roasting root vegetables like beets and parsnips brings out their natural sweetness. If you prefer, use toasted walnuts, … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Garlic Roasted Asparagus with Orange Zest

Here’s an exquisite combination of beauty and flavor from The Essential Southwest Cookbook. Zest is the colored part of the fruit rind that contains flavorful and aromatic citrus oil. The best way tot remove the zest without getting any of … Continue reading

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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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