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Chile

  • Grilled Corn With Cheese, Lime and Chile (Elote)

    Whole ears of corn are a classic street food in Mexico, where they are either grilled or boiled, then often dressed with some combination of lime, chile, mayonnaise and grated cheese. This grilled version…

  • Slow-Cooked Pork in Tequila

    It’s a fairly simple recipe, calling for pork butt and ribs to be cooked slowly on the stove-top in a chili sauce, then finished up with a quick simmer in tequila. The book recommends…

  • Bangladeshi Yellow Pumpkin Curry

    This yellow curry is relatively quick, easy, and deeply nourishing. It’s made from only vegetables, spices, and water, and I was skeptical about how much flavor I’d be able to coax out of such…

  • Mayan Chocolate Frozen Custard

    This Mayan Chocolate Frozen Custard is one of the most intense ice creams I’ve ever tasted. Using a whole host of traditional ingredients – Mexican crema, freshly ground cacao, cayenne pepper, and a hand-ground…

  • Spiced Potato and Pea Parathas

    Parathas are a type of stuffed, Indian flatbread. You make a filling – in this case a mildly spiced mixture of smashed potatoes and green peas – plop some into the center of a…

  • Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblanos

    I made this simple black bean soup the other night to eat while snuggled up in front of a movie. I’m thinking ahead to my annual winter cleanse and testing out new recipes to…

  • Raw Kale and Pecorino Salad

    I happen to love kale in all its forms, and prefer it to almost any other green – I’d forego spinach for kale any day of the week. For others, though, this is…

  • Duck Tacos in Habanero Cream Sauce

    The taco chapter is my favorite, with recipes for Potato and Chorizo Tacos, Pork and Pineapple Tacos, the amazing Chipotle Duck Tacos shown here, and even some more exotic choices, like Cactus Tacos and…

  • Pozole

    Pozole is a traditional soup or stew from Mexico. Variations use different kinds of meat, like beef, chicken, turkey or even pork rinds instead of the pork used here. But the hominy is the…