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

[1] Pork pozole (photo © Chef Ingrid Hoffmann). [2] Dried New Mexico chiles. We got these on Amazon (photo © El Molcajete). [3] Mexican oregano, from Savory Spice Shop (photo © Savory Spice Shop). [4] Hominy can be purchased in cans, ready to use, or in bags of dried kernels, which need to be soaked…
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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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