Category Archives: cheese

Chilaquiles de Aguascalientes

A classic chilaquiles recipe adapted from “The Essential Cuisines of Mexico”. If you like, add some cooked shredded chicken or an over-easy egg atop each serving. Chilaquiles de Aguascalientes (serves 4-6): 12 tortillas, preferably a bit stale, dried out briefly … Continue reading

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Guava and Cream Cheese Pastry

I have a soft spot for guava. I love this recipe, and it isn’t terribly difficult. I have discovered experimentally that you can make two smaller pastries instead of the large one the recipe calls for. Use two sheets of … Continue reading

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Chorizo Quiche and Radish Salad

Here is a meal that can be made entirely ahead of time. Chorizo Quiche: Crust: 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 8 tbsp butter, cut up about 3 tbsp ice water, … Continue reading

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Recipe Links: Lemon Chicken and Arugula Goat Cheese Ravioli

I made a delicious dinner a couple weeks ago, but we had to eat it very quickly because we were running late to a concert. I didn’t take any photos. Anyways, I did two of the three dishes straight from … Continue reading

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More pizza: bacon margherita and chile anchovy olive

Here are two more ways to top a pizza. Refer to here for technique and the sauce recipe. On the left, you see a pizza with tomato sauce, anchovies, olives, and chopped jalapeƱo chiles. On the right you see a … Continue reading

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Two Pizzas

Only managed a photo of one of them, though. Making pizza is one of those things that is much easier than it seems. All you have to do is think about making the dough earlier in the day, or just … Continue reading

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Baked Penne

There’s no need for a photo here. It looks like a dish of baked pasta in a sauce. You know the drill. What is special here is the sauce and the add-ins. Ragu: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped … Continue reading

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