a 4-pound chuck-eye roast, well trimmed of fat, can be substituted for the steak. because much of the chili flavor is held in the fat of this dish, refrain from skimming fat from the surface. wear gloves when working with both dried and fresh chiles. dried new mexican or guajillo chiles make a good substitute for the anchos; each dried árbol may be substituted with 1/8 teaspoon cayenne. if you prefer not to work with any whole dried chiles, the anchos and árbols can be replaced with 1/2 cup commercial chili powder and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, though the texture of the chili will be slightly compromised. good choices for condiments include diced avocado, chopped red onion, chopped cilantro leaves, lime wedges, sour cream, and shredded monterey jack or cheddar cheese. the chili can be made up to 3 days in advance. prep time includes the beans soaking time.
i love this recipe because in our busy household it is easy and delicious, a really quick sidedish. my husband is mexican and he says that it is better then his mother's homemade rice, and hers takes hours to make.
amish friendship bread is a great bread for those special occasions. when you've made your bread, you can give your friends a sample and the starter that came from the original batter that helped to make the sample bread! then your friends can make their
this is a thick smoothie made with dried apricots and nectar, cashews, raisins. you'll be getting a rich source of calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and carotenes. now that's the way to start a day! or a healthy lunch. be sure to use fresh plump dried
this dish could either be served as an appetiser (finger food) or as a main meal. it requests for shoyu (japanese soy sauce) but you can use any soy sauce. i also used rice wine vinegar instead of sake as the kids were going to eat some as well. prepara
this is a recipe from woman's world 8/2/05. i have already made it twice, once with blueberries and once with raspberries and both have been delicious. i actually elimated the crystallized ginger and the orange zest, did not have any in the house and the
ready, set, cook! special edition contest entry. in mexico, shrimp tacos are traditionally made with beer battered fried shrimp. delicious, but not particularly healthy. this recipe is lightened up (no frying) and uses simply potatoes diced potatoes with
this delicious fried rice is a nice change of pace for leftover meat and veggies. it's good made with your choice of ham, pork, or grilled chicken. i like to put the rice together early in the day then simply reheat it at suppertime. it's already-tasty fl
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