TIP OF THE DAY: Pozole (Posole) ~ Not Just For Special Occasions

Much of what we know about Aztec customs is thanks to Bernardino de Sahagún (1499-1590), a Franciscan friar, missionary priest, scholar and ethnographer who traveled to New Spain* (current-day Mexico) after its conquest. Arriving in 1529, he learned the Nahuatl language of the Aztecs and spent more 61 years documenting their beliefs, culture and history.…
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HOLIDAY: Pork Pozole Recipe For Dia De Los Muertos

Pork pozole. Photo courtesy Chef Ingrid Hoffman.   The Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, is celebrated October 31, November 1st and 2nd in Mexico and elsewhere around the globe. People gather to remember deceased friends and family members, and to feast in their honor. You can learn more about it here. Mexican…
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RECIPE & GADGET: Make Jalapeño Poppers

Treat family and friends to jalapeñopoppers. Photo courtesy SurLaTable.com.   Did you know you had the need for a Chile Pepper Grill Rack and Corer? We didn’t, until we saw it at SurLaTable.com. Last month there were 49,000 Google searches for the term “jalapeño poppers.” Evidently, the cheese-stuffed chiles have become so popular, there’s a…
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