Tag Archives: Essential Southwest Cookbook

Books for Everyone on Your List

Books make wonderful gifts for everyone on your list. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. We encourage you to visit your local bookseller, especially on Small Business Saturday (Nov 29), or e-mail info@treasurechestbooks.com to find these and many … Continue reading

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Calabacitas

This is a great dish for late summer, when corn, squash, and chiles are all found at farmers markets and roadside stands. You can use one kind of squash or a combination, and you can also wrap these calabacitas up into … Continue reading

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Homemade Tortilla Chips

Fresh, hot tortilla chips right off the stove, sprinkled with a little sea salt and maybe even a little splash of lime juice, are one of the best snacks ever. Pair them with a good salsa or guacamole and you … 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: Red Chile Pork Posole

Here is some real Southwestern comfort food, from The Essential Southwest Cookbook. Make it when you’ll be home all day and are expecting a crowd for dinner. You can substitute canned hominy for dried posole (it’s the same thing and … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Tortilla Soup

This classic soup is especially wonderful on a chilly day. From The Essential Southwest Cookbook, which is now available. If you love feta cheese, a sprinkling of it to the finished soup adds a creamy tang. Tortilla Soup Serves 6 1 … Continue reading

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Creating a Cookbook: Behind the Scenes

By Marilyn Noble, Rio Nuevo cookbook editor I talk to many people who say, “I’ve always wanted to write a cookbook.” I encourage them to go for it – there’s nothing more rewarding than conceiving a project and then holding … Continue reading

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