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Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or “Camarones Enchipotlados” and a salute to Diana Kennedy March 3, 1923 – July 24, 2022

Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or “Camarones Enchipotlados” and a salute to Diana Kennedy March 3, 1923 – July 24, 2022

Mexican flavor at its most authentic. Today’s recipe features shrimp in a rich sauce of summer’s ripe tomatoes and onions seasoned with chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. (I don’t want to be a nag but please use wild-caught shrimp. The varieties farmed in Asia are…

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

America’s Salute to Mexico has graced Chewing The Fat for years… Right after today’s story, you can read all about Cinco de Mayo. This year we’re making it easier than ever to celebrate. Here are  4 ready-eat recipes that Cinco and every Taco Tuesday a…

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Fried Eggs

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Fried Eggs

Breakfast for Dinner or Just Breakfast, you choose. This wonderful dish is a fantastic take on a Chorizo hash, in which the fresh sausage is paired with onions, garlic, and potatoes. There’s a hint of pickled onion, a tablespoon or so of cheese and the…

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

A World-Class Chef takes a shortcut and creates a fantastic take on a Spanish classic. It is almost unimaginable to think of a World-Class Chef taking short cuts with one of the signature dishes of his home country.  But that’s exactly what Ferran Adria did…

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Time to break out the Arrachera al Carbon! (That’s Mexican for Beef Fajitas)

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Time to break out the Arrachera al Carbon! (That’s Mexican for Beef Fajitas)

Get your party clothes on! It’s Cinco de Mayo! I’ve written at length previously about Cinco de Mayo, the May 5th salute to Mexico that’s more American than it is Mexican.  There it is celebrated in the province of Puebla and almost nowhere else.  So…