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Posts By John Hofstetter

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Hard Cider Braised Short Rib Tacos
3 years ago

Hard Cider Braised Short Rib Tacos

Short ribs are perfect for a nice long braise. I’ve made these with beer in the past, but I really like the subtle fruity flavors you get from using a hard …
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Pan Fried Crispy Chicken and Rice
3 years ago

Pan Fried Crispy Chicken and Rice

I’ve been making these easy crispy skin chicken thighs for a while and recently pulled together a Mexican version with rice. The chicken is incredibly tender with a nice and …
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Poblano Rice
3 years ago

Poblano Rice

We make a few different versions of Mexican rice. If you have some extra salsa verde in your fridge, here’s a great use for it. This is fairly easy to …
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Simple Salsa Verde
3 years ago

Simple Salsa Verde

This is a quick and easy green salsa. Doesn’t quite have the depth as when you roast the veggies, but it’s tasty all the same. This can be a bit …
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Breakfast Enchiladas
3 years ago

Breakfast Enchiladas

I don’t really think of enchiladas as breakfast food. That being said, if you fill a corn tortilla with chorizo, eggs, and potatoes, it’s going to make a great breakfast. …
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Meatballs and Pasta in Tomatillo Salsa
3 years ago

Meatballs and Pasta in Tomatillo Salsa

These meatballs are made with ground chicken and pork. They’re started in the oven and then finished by simmering in tomatillo salsa. The pasta is cooked with chorizo and chicken …
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Chicken Fried Carne Asada Tacos
3 years ago

Chicken Fried Carne Asada Tacos

This is super flavorful steak that’s fried crispy with some simple sauces on top. This is everybody’s favorite. I got the idea from the wonderful cookbook Amor Y Tacos. I’ve …
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Surf and Turf Tacos
3 years ago

Surf and Turf Tacos

Shrimp and steak go great together. They’re cooked together with salsa roja. It gives it a smokey and spicy flavor. I add a bit of shredded jack cheese, diced onions, …
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Salsa Roja
3 years ago

Salsa Roja

This is a rich, smokey salsa that’s great on tacos. I use dried moritos and guajillo chiles. Moritos are smoked and dried jalapeño peppers. If you don’t want the salsa …
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Pork Milanese Torta
3 years ago

Pork Milanese Torta

Tortas are Mexican Sandwiches. We add a very tasty Chipotle Bacon Jam we’ve made. It adds a spicy and smoky flavor that’s wonderful. You can use any kind of bread …
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