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Posts By John Hofstetter

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Pan Toasted Arbol Chile and Tomatillo Salsa
6 years ago

Pan Toasted Arbol Chile and Tomatillo Salsa

This is a Rick Bayless recipe. It’s a spicy twist on tomatillo salsa. The arbol chiles pack a little punch. Careful when you’re making this. There’s a bit of a …
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Avocado Sauce
6 years ago

Avocado Sauce

This sauce is great on everything. It’s basically a simple gaucamole that’s blended. Water is added to make it smoother. Add a little more water than this recipe describes and …
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Pollo Asada
6 years ago

Pollo Asada

Pollo Asada is grilled marinated chicken. I use a similar marinade for my carne asada. I add a bit of orange and lime juice here. I learned this recipe from …
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Carnitas Tacos
6 years ago

Carnitas Tacos

Carnitas is slow roasted pork. It has a slightly crispy outside and a wonderful fork tender quality. I use it here in tacos, but it’s perfect in tortas or as …
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Roasted Tomatillo, Tomato, and Poblano Salsa
6 years ago

Roasted Tomatillo, Tomato, and Poblano Salsa

This is an easy roasted vegetable salsa. It has a flavorful, spicy quality that’s great with any taco or just with chips.
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Homemade Corn Tortillas
6 years ago

Homemade Corn Tortillas

The best corn tortillas are freshly homemade. The fresher, the better. So it doesn’t get any fresher than making them yourself. It’s tough to get them just right. I haven’t …
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Red Cabbage Slaw
6 years ago

Red Cabbage Slaw

Cabbage goes great on tacos with seafood. There’s plenty of varieties of slaws that will work. A much simpler version would be fine, but this has ingredients that I usually have readily available and it creates a nice complex bit of flavor to any seafood taco. Feel free to use any cabbage you have. I happen to like the way the red looks on tacos.
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Chipolte Lime Mayo

We put this chipolte lime mayo on just about everything. Tacos, burritos, eggs, etc.

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Guacamole
6 years ago

Guacamole

This is our basic gaucamole recipe. We put this on all of our tacos. Guacamole can be kept in the fridge for a day or two. You’ll want to limit …
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Carne Asada, Taco Shop Style
6 years ago

Carne Asada, Taco Shop Style

By  •  Steak

You can marinade and cook carne asada in many different ways. This is close to what you’d get from a Taco Shop in San Diego. I use a large cast …
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