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Tostada Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

From Moosewood Daily Specials (more or less) When summer brings warm temps, we crave salad based meals and we think of our Cilantro Lime build your own mexican inspired salad. This is one of our favorites and it ends up a bit different every time depending on what is in season and in our pantry. And other dressings […]

cilantrolime dressing

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad

In honor of this summery weather and fresh chickens! Chicken (1…or more) Olive oil, bacon fat, lard, poultry fat herbs Yogurt Lime juice Cilantro Garlic onions dried tomatoes dried currants salt pepper Fennel (optional but adds a nice crunch) 1. Roast your chicken(s).  We prefer Mark Bittman’s Simple Roast Chicken recipe, always works well. Then […]

Cilantro Mojo sauce the secret ingredient in the chicken salad

Salsa Verde, Fresh!

Oh, it is the season for fresh salsa and there are now tomatillos to use as well!   Like most fresh salsas, this is just a general guideline and you can add more or less based on your preferences and what you have!  Based on a recipe from Simply Recipes; they roast the tomatillos which is also […]

Salsa Verde

Cilantro Pesto

When I first tried Cilantro Pesto, I felt like I no longer needed any other kind of pesto.  Like many pestos, it is fabulous mixed into dishes, salads, fresh chevre, sandwiches, burgers or just straight on bread. There is a lot of flexibility in this recipe.  Another take at SeriousEats.com   4 cups cilantro washed and […]

Cilantro Pesto from SeriousEats.com

Goat Meat Chili

This one should complement your Cinco de Mayo fare like a lime wedge to a margarita. Cheers to that.  Its also a great gateway dish for those of you looking to try out that ground goat that keeps calling to you from the freezer.  All other ingredients (other than spices) can be found at the […]

Fresh Chorizo and Potato Tacos

from Food & Wine Magazine & San Fran’s Tacolicious 2 lbs potatoes 1 1/2 lbs ground pork 1 T salt 1 T minced garlic 1 T sweet paprika 2 T chopped chipotles in adobo 2 T cider vinegar 1/2 t ground coriander 1 t oregano 1/4 cup vegetable oil or lard 12 corn tortillas Salsa, chopped onion, […]