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Posts By John Hofstetter

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Summer Vegetable Tacos
3 years ago

Summer Vegetable Tacos

Generally I like some meat in most every meal I make. The goal here was to make a vegetable taco that could almost pass as a meat filled taco. This …
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Classic Flan
3 years ago

Classic Flan

I’ve been wanting to add a few desserts to the site. Problem is, I’ve never been all that great at making desserts. So I called in a heavy hitter. My …
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Mexican Shredded Beef Tortas
3 years ago

Mexican Shredded Beef Tortas

We love tortas. This version uses heaps of slow-cooked Mexican shredded beef, black bean spread, pickled red onions, chunky guacamole, lettuce, pepper jack and garlic aioli on a toasted bun. …
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Mexican Shredded Beef
3 years ago

Mexican Shredded Beef

I’ve tried a variety of ways to make shredded pork. I’ve cooked it down with beer and with a variety of different dried chile pepper combinations. I’ve settled on this …
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Fried Shrimp Tacos
3 years ago

Fried Shrimp Tacos

In the beginning there was taco Tuesday. And it was good. World Famous restaurant in Pacific Beach with it’s all you could eat, crunchy, fried shrimp tacos. Almost as good …
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Honey Tomatillo Salsa
3 years ago

Honey Tomatillo Salsa

I love honey. It goes really well with spicy salsas. This is a variation on a toasted tomatillo salsa we make. It’s a little spicy and a little sweet. Goes …
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Chicken Enchiladas Suizas
3 years ago

Chicken Enchiladas Suizas

This is another tasty use for the roasted tomatillo salsa we make. These chicken enchiladas have a decent amount of cheese and cream and a nice little kick from the …
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Braised Pork in Salsa Verde
3 years ago

Braised Pork in Salsa Verde

By  •  Pork

This is comfort food. Chunks of pork slow-cooked until tender in a sauce made from tomatillos, poblanos, and jalapeños. It’s pretty easy to make it. You could serve this over …
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Chilorio
3 years ago

Chilorio

This is a pretty easy Mexican version of pulled pork. Not spicy, but really tasty. We got the recipe from Mexico: the Beautiful. We’ve adjusted it a little. Not much. …
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Rolled Tacos (Taco Shop Style)
3 years ago

Rolled Tacos (Taco Shop Style)

Rolled tacos with guacamole are a quick cheap staple of taco shops in San Diego. A tight rolled corn tortilla with a small amount of shredded beef. A surprisingly small …
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