RECIPE: Grilled Mango “Bowls”

For Cinco de Mayo, these mango bowls are great as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or lemon sorbet. The recipe is from Urban Accents, which makes it with its Rio grande chili blend, an award winning chili seasoning that balances a smoky mesquite flavor with chili pepper, onion, garlic and bell…
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RECIPE: Torta Española, Spanish Omelet

A torta española. The omelet can be customized in endless ways. Photo courtesy PaperChef.   Our review of Diestel Ranch turkey chorizo inspired us to whip up a torta española for breakfast. One of the most popular uses for crumbled chorizo is in a torta española, or Spanish omelet. Made with eggs, potatoes and onions,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Turkey Chorizo

Love spicy sausage but have been told to avoid the cholesterol? How about turkey chorizo? Made by family-run Diestel Turkey Ranch, it has lots of flavor and less calories, cholesterol and sodium* than conventional pork or beef chorizo. Whether in a Cinco de Mayo recipe or everyday breakfast burritos or scrambled eggs, it has only…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffle Cheese

One of our favorite cheese experiences is truffle cheese. It provides all the pleasure of a shaved truffles dish at a fraction of the price. The cheese makers use bits and pieces that have fallen off the precious truffles during handling. Truffle cheeses are typically made from a blend of cow’s milk and sheep’s milk…
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