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5 January, 2018

Achiote Green Beans – From Yucatán

Achiote Green Beans – From Yucatán
Posted in : Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex), Vegetables on by : Adán
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Achiote green beans, Ejotes Con Achiote, is a unique way to prepare green beans when you want to add brightness to your plate. The achiote brings out the sweetness and astringency of the  orange juice and Jalapeño infused into the green beans.  This is an example of how chiles are used not because of the
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4 May, 2016

Nachos – Original Recipe Created By Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya

Nachos – Original Recipe Created By Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya
Comments : 3 Posted in : Corn and Beans, Food History, Recipes, Tex-Mex, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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“Nacho’s” is an original Texas Mexican (not Tex-Mex) dish that was created by culinarian, Ignacio (nickname Nacho) Anaya, in Piedras Negras, just south of the river from Eagle Pass,Texas.  It is a thoughtful, beautifully balanced combination of just three ingredients.   It is elegant because it is simple. Next to the more commonly served mound of
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28 March, 2012

Ejotes con Achiote

Ejotes con Achiote
Comments : 3 Posted in : Food History, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex), Vegetables on by : Adán
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Ejotes Con Achiote is a beautiful way to prepare green beans or haricots verts. The achiote brings out the sweetness and astringency of the  orange juice and Jalapeño infused into the green beans.  Again, here is an example of how chiles are used not because of the flavorless, odorless capsaicin (heat) but for the taste
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13 February, 2012

Red Jalapeño Champagne Cocktail

Posted in : Beverages, Recipes, Texas Mexican Cuisine (not Tex-Mex) on by : Adán
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“The Southwest Sunrise”  I just prepared and served this at the Buckhead Club here in Atlanta to 175 breakfast guests!  Was great fun. Thanks to the generous, hard-working kitchen and serving staff at the country club. The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia asked me to create an original cocktail that represented Georgia and
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