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Two Easy Bean Dip Recipes

Didn't feel like putting much effort into dinner last night.  So I made some baked chips out of leftover soft tortillas...and some crisp cheesy garlic toasts out of a leftover half loaf of ciabatta...cooked some shrimp...some edamame...put out the leftover small blocks of various cheeses in the fridge...crackers...smoked oysters...cucumbers...and these two bean dips. There was… Continue reading Two Easy Bean Dip Recipes

Mixtures, Blends, Sauces and Condiments

Corned Beef Project: Day 8 – The Condiments

We're getting close to the finish line.  A week ago I prepared the brine according to the directions by Bruce Aidells in the March issue of Bon Appetit Magazine.  This past Monday I turned the pieces of brisket over in their brine for the other half of their 8-day brine soak.  Tomorrow night I'll be… Continue reading Corned Beef Project: Day 8 – The Condiments

Mixtures, Blends, Sauces and Condiments

Green Sauce

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I love this sauce.  It may have been part of the first meal Bill cooked for me...or maybe the second.  It comes from Betty Crocker's Mexican Made Easy - published in 1993, I think it may be out of print now.  Bill bought his copy for $2.99 at a Building 19 store an eternity ago.

Anyway, from Chapter 2 in the book - "Sizzling Sauces and Sides" - the description for Green Sauce is as follows:

                "This is a suave chile sauce, slightly chunky and rich with cream."