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Orange Flan

While I was eating a flan from a local Mexican restaurant the other day, I couldn’t help but think of the best flan I had ever tasted . . . this Orange Flan from Southwest Comfort Food, by Marilyn Noble. … Continue reading

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Mexican Lime Ginger Pudding Parfait

I am making this delicious dessert from Janet Taylor’s The Green Southwest Cookbook for a dinner party tonight. Unlike your run-of-the mill sweet and bland pudding, this one will hit your taste buds with the tart zing of limes and spicy … 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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A Pie for Pi Day

In honor of Pi Day (3/14), here is a delicious pie recipe from The Prickly Pear Cookbook by Carolyn Niethammer. Slices of this pie will reveal layers of deep pink and rich gold similar to the sky at dawn over … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Chocolate-dipped Strawberries

Here’s a simple yet romantic dessert for Valentine’s Day, from The Green Southwest Cookbook, by Janet Taylor. Chocolate-dipped Strawberries Note: Select fragrant, bright red berries with fresh green leaves. Since water will cause chocolate to become chunky—and if the strawberries … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Classic Churros

Try this classic Mexican treat from Chef Ryan Clark’s new cookbook, Modern Southwest Cooking. Classic Churros Makes 16 churros (5 inches each) Churros 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon ancho chile powder 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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