Chile Beef Taco Filling: This is my favorite taco meat. If you like mild chile flavors, you may wish to add the mild chile first and determine the need for the hot. Full Recipe
Caliente Carnitas: Carnitas are terrific to make in batches and freeze in serving sized quantities-thawing whenever you wish for great snacking! (Of course, you can make a half or even one-third recipe if you do not want to freeze them.) I like to dip them into a salsa-often serving two different salsas for variation. Full Recipe
Chile-Seared Salmon: Salmon is terrific this way and so fast and simple. I used to put a bit of salt with the rub, but I have found that it really is not necessary. I like this equally well with ground chiles or chipotles. Full Recipe
Strawberry Salsa: The refreshing flavor of strawberries make for a light, wonderful salsa. You can serve it as a dipping salsa with tostadas or with cucumber and celery spears. I also like it served with most any fish or chicken dish. Full Recipe
Salsa Verde: An old Mexican favorite that is good over almost any meat or tortilla dish. Tomatillos, available in Mexican specialty shops, should always be used. Don't substitute unripe green tomatoes, because they lack the subtle, sweet taste of the tomatillos. Full Recipe
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