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Sample recipes from The Well Filled Tortilla Cookbook

Fresh Tomato Salsa

The basic salsa cruda of Mexican and Southwestern cooking everywhere is Fresh Tomato Salsa. Our special version of Fresh Tomato Salsa, wi...

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South American Jalapeno-Parsley Salsa

Meat is as central to South American cuisine as it is to North American, and this typical salsa—a chimichurri—is a superb meat relish. I...

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Green Olive-Cilantro Salsa

Need a switch from tortillas? Or maybe you’ve run out of them. Green Olive-Cilantro Salsa is excellent in a lettuce leaf taco. Stuff a l...

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Roasted Red Pepper, Chili, and Pine Nut Sauce

One day we ate so much of our Roasted Red Pepper, Chili, and Pine Nut Sauce on chips, we had no room left for the lunch we had prepared....

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Ancho Chili Sauce

Along with Salsa Cruda, Salsa Verde, and Ranchero, a dried chili sauce is one of the basics of tortilla cuisine. You can use any of a va...

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Well-Filled Guacamole

Some of the best recipes for popular dishes are ones that contain an element of surprise. The Well-Filled Guacamole is such a dish. No t...

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Chopped Avocado

When the avocado moved north to california and Florida gardens as a lush shade tree, only natives of Mexico and connoisseurs of Mexican b...

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Bright orange pumpkin is another native of Central America. Its flesh is consumed in late summer and fall, but its seeds serve year roun...

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Dressed Cilantro

Use plain cilantro sprigs to enliven fillings; or chop cilantro leaves with lemon zest to make a south-of the-border sort of gremolata t...

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Carnitas

Every Saturday throughout Mexico, people wait in line for the long-cooked pork “little meats” to appear in stores and stands. These hung...

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Garlic-Roasted Lamb Shanks

We usually think of stewing a lamb shank, as in osso buco. But you can also treat the shank like a mini leg of lamb. It roasts to perfec...

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Roast Chicken and Plantains

Ancho Chili Sauce, avocado, and pumpkin seeds turn spicy roast chicken into a rich seductive taco.

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Turkish-Style Ground Turkey

In Istanbul, restaurants offer spicy ground meat fillers such as the one below enclosed in pita bread, but you often see the restaurateu...

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Shrimp with Lemon-Chili Cream Sauce

Camarones is Spanish for shrimp. They range from tiny bay shrimp to medium transparent ones with tails that swing up in the air to ones ...

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Tostada Sundae with Coffee-Caramel Sauce

No glass sundae cup here. Instead fill a crunchy flaky caramelized edible cup made from a tortilla with ice cream. Vanilla is basic; it ...

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