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Karl’s Cal-Mex Sautéd Peppers

I had originally planned to make this as a mushroom and green bean dish. I decided to make it as two dishes to please Eilene, who does not like mushrooms. In addition to the mushroom dish, this was to be may side to my ghost pepper chicken.

Karl’s Cal-Mex Sautéd Peppers

Karl’s Cal-Mex Sautéd Peppers

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Karl’s Chili Verde

Tomatillos are not an ingredient that I use very often. These hard green relatives of tomatoes may be eaten raw, but they are a key ingredient to salsa verde. This Sunday, I decided that I would try making the Mexican restaurant staple, chili verde. To go with my chili verde I made refried beans, Mexican rice, pickled red cabbage, and guacamole.

Karl’s Chili Verde

Karl’s Chili Verde

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Karl’s Chili Verde Sauce

Tomatillos are not an ingredient that I use very often. These hard green relatives of tomatoes may be eaten raw, but they are a key ingredient to salsa verde. This Sunday, I decided that I would try making the Mexican restaurant staple, chili verde.  This dish is most commonly made with pork and this is simply called “chili verde.” However, if you use the same sauce with beef, chicken, or as a vegetarian dish.

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Karl’s Pocket Tacos

I love the very idea of a meal wrapped up in a neat package of bread. Anyone who has been following my blog recently will have noticed than I am on a pocket bread binge—Chicken Curry Pastybierock, better bierock, California Fusion guo kui. Today, I decided on a Cal-Mex Fusion taco bun.

Karl’s Pocket Tacos

Karl’s Pocket Tacos

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Karl’s Simple Mexican Rice

Technique drawn from Mel’s Kitchen Café

I have made a more complex version of this dish, but today I wanted a simple side dish that would not distract from the star dish, the chicken. Also, half of my diners this week are not eating starch, so it would be wasted effort. I have been trying to make Mexican rice for years with only limited success.

Karl’s Simple Mexican Rice

Karl’s Simple Mexican Rice

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