Culinary / Salsa

Salsa Casera Recipe – Super Hot and Delicious

Salsa Casera or House Salsa is one of the simplest and most flavorful salsas that brings a robust heat and a smokey flavor from the charred tomatoes and chile peppers. Beware! I like heat and so this recipe has one dried Scorpion pepper added to the mix. Scorpion peppers are one of the hottest chiles in the world, with a mean heat of more than 1.2 million Scoville heat units (SHUs).

Using a...

Stephen Chavez
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Tomatillo Habanero Salsa

I know what some of you think when you saw the chile pepper featured in our Tomatillo Habanero Salsa. I get the same way when I see Habaneros. But, I am here to tell you, “Girl, don’t be scurred!”

Trust me. In this recipe, the Habanero gently lifts the green tomatillos to a good place. The heat slowly rises from the back of your tongue but quickly mellows. The salsa is perfect by itself as a dip...

Stephen Chavez
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Summer of the Potato Salad: Red Chimichurri Potato Salad

Summer of the Potato Salad: Red Chimichurri Potato Salad

With Father’s Day just a few days away, I wanted to do something special for my dad, since this is the first Father’s Day we would have spent together in six years. Unfortunately he will be leaving back to Colorado so he can spend it with his grandsons (we call our doggies Pork Chop and Chubby his grandchildren. We’re still not sure if he likes it or not). So my grand plans of a Father’s Day BBQ...

Latino Foodie
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Berry Cool

Photo Credit: California Strawberry Commission

Here in Southern California, we’re lucky to have sweet & tart strawberries available to us nearly year-round. There is nothing better than biting into a chilled strawberry on a hot summer day fresh from the garden. Too often we think of the luscious berries as components of breakfast or dessert, thereby limiting the awesome potential of the...

Art Rodriguez
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