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  • Mexican Chorizo

    Mexican Chorizo

    “Your glance scattered seeds. It planted a tree.                                I talk because you shake its leaves.” Excerpt from “Letter of Testimony” by Octavio Paz Mexican food and culture are irresistible to me – the warmth, the spices, the influence of the ancient. You may have even read some of my recipes for dishes such as mole […]

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  • Chile Chive Oil

    chili chive oil

    When I was growing up, cream cheese had one companion – chives. Many, many chives. Bright green and full of flavor, they were delicious confetti. But sometimes I want to add their light, onion flavor to a dish without contributing extra texture or spots of color. Consider corn chowder or lobster bisque. A drizzle of […]