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Hot Pickled Pepper Sauce

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Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled cayenne peppers. A peck of pickled cayenne peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled cayenne peppers, where’s the peck of pickled cayenne peppers Peter Piper picked? He made hot sauce, that’s where. Continue reading Hot Pickled Pepper Sauce

Baby Lady’s Green Chile Potatoes au Gratin

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I’m not the only one on a Southwestern cuisine food kick. Even Baby Lady got into the act with her take on a french classic, potatoes au gratin. The result was lip smackin’ good, too. Continue reading Baby Lady’s Green Chile Potatoes au Gratin

Sambal Olek

As I was furiously typing away posting the recipe for Minute Poke, I came to the section that mentioned Sambal Olek. Hmmmmmm. While I had the recipe in my computer cookbook, I had yet to post it here for whatever the reason. Maybe it’s because the blog is brand new and I haven’t gotten everything organized yet. Maybe it’s I forgot. GRRRR! Because certain seasonings can be used in different applications I am posting them here under Spice Mixes.  Anyway, so I can complete the recipe for Minute Poke, this is the recipe for Sambal Olek. Continue reading Sambal Olek

Pickled Chipotle Chiles

I am a Chilehead and I make no apologies about it. You know you’re a Chilehead If:

  • You don’t have to worry about your roommates stealing your food
  • Your Chile recipe is in violation of more than one nuclear weapons proliferation treaty
  • Your used kleenex tissues glow in the dark
  • Your kitchen utensils were designed and built by NASA
  • You’re tired of people asking about those dried Thai chiles floating around in your breakfast cereal
  • Your pepper garden is visible from the Moon
  • You have to file an environmental impact statement every time you make a batch of salsa.
  • You throw a scrap of food to the dog and he looks at you as if to say “you must think I’m an idiot”
  • More than half of the souvenirs from that last tropical vacation were hot sauces and spices
  • You can correctly spell and pronounce chipotle and capsicum, and you know to which food group they belong. Continue reading Pickled Chipotle Chiles