TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Chef Gerard & Chuck’s Salsa Verde

Salsa verde is made from the green tomatilloberry, which is not a tomato. Photo byHannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.   We’re a nation of salsa lovers; but much of that is salsa roja, red salsa. In Mexico, the land from which we obtained our love of salsa, it’s the opposite. Only the northern states of…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Salsa Verde

  Our Top Pick Of The Week, which will be posted tomorrow, features salsa verde. Spanish for “green sauce,” salsa verde is made from a base of tomatillos, seasoned with chiles, cilantro and spices. A salsa verde can be fresh or cooked. It is typically much thinner than a tomato-based salsa roja. In this video,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Salsa

With the many millions of dollars spent each year on bottled salsa, few people realize how easy it is to make homemade salsa. All you need is a sharp knife, fresh vegetables (tomatoes, bell peppers, onion), some chiles, seasonings (garlic, cilantro, salt) and lime juice. You can toss in corn, black beans or anything in…
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RECIPE: Salsa-Baked Cheese

Celebrate National Salsa Month with Salsa- Baked Cheese. Photo courtesy FronteraFiesta.com. For National Salsa Month, try a new way to use salsa. This is salsa’s answer to baked Brie: fresh goat cheese or cream cheese topped with a flavorful salsa and baked until warm. It’s from Chef Rick Bayless of FronteraFiesta.com. Serve Salsa-Baked Cheese with…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Salsa Month

Photo by Bluestocking | IST. May is National Salsa Month, honoring America’s most popular condiment: Since the early 1991, more salsa has been sold than ketchup! Salsa is the Spanish word for a sauce of finely chopped vegetables, that dates back to the ancient Aztecs. Red salsas are tomato-based, green salsas are tomatillo-based and there…
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