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Holiday Food Culture: Part 3

The South We’re only about a week away from Christmas, this month is flying by! Is your tree up? Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care? The holidays are about family and being thankful for what you have. ... Read It

Holiday Food Culture: Part 2

The Southwest One of the coolest parts about living in such a large country like the U.S. is the diverse food culture! We pull influences from different countries and adapt to the region we live in. To refresh, last week ... Read It

Chicken Green Chile Tamales

INGREDIENTS: For the dough: 3 cups of masa harina (aka corn flour) 12 oz of chicken broth 1 tsp of baking powder 1 tsp salt 2/3 cup lard (or shortening) 20 dried corn husks Filling: 2 chicken breasts, cooked and ... Read It

Chorizo Stuffing

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of chorizo 1 carrot finely chopped 1 white onion finely chopped 1 celery stalk finely chopped 1 jalapeno finely chopped 2 gloves of garlic finely chopped 1 cup of frozen and thawed corn kernels 2 ½ cups ... Read It

Holiday Food Culture: Part 1

The Coast Are you gearing up for the Holiday season? Is the tree ready, are the lights up? December is in full swing and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is on repeat! There are some holiday traditions that just can’t be ... Read It

Salmon Chowder

INGREDIENTS: 2 TBSP of butter 1 chopped white onion 1/2 cup of celery 2 carrots diced 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp red pepper flakes, 1 tsp garlic powder 2 cups of diced red potatoes 2 cups ... Read It

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS: 12-14 white mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed 1 cup of crab meat, chopped 6 oz of softened cream cheese 3 oz of Gordo’s Mild Cheese Dip ½ cup grated parmesan cheese ½ green onions 1 clove of minced garlic ... Read It