Savor and share the joys of New Mexican cooking as you prepare more than one hundred dishes from across the state in this remarkable collection of outstanding recipes.
Seventy-five authentic Spanish recipes, menus, and interesting facts and primers about foods of the Southwest make this the perfect takeaway from your travels or gift from the region. Try the taste of authentic Chile Pie, Tamales, Torte de Huevo (Egg Omelet), or Salsa de Tomate (Tomato Salad). The recipes in this booklet are taken from a rare twenty-page 1942 Seton Village Press edition of Cleofas M. Jaramillo's cookbook. The text is accentuated with several pieces of original line art.
In Red or Green, Casey invites readers to experience the bold flavors of southwestern cooking in their own homes. The cookbook introduces various types of chile peppers and how to select, handle, and incorporate them into everyday cooking. Also included are a guide to New Mexico wines and wineries, a glossary, and information on high altitude cooking and where to buy chiles and chile products. With more than two hundred recipes centering on chile cuisine, Red or Green offers an enticing exploration of the traditional and the exotic in New Mexican fare.
Classic recipes such as tortillas, enchiladas, sauces and salsas are sure to please, while new riffs using classic ingredients—such as Smoked Trout and Roasted Green Chile Quesadillas, Green Chile Mac & Cheese, Berry Pudding and Biscochitos—will delight beginning and experienced cooks alike.
Susan Curtis founded the Santa Fe School of Cooking in 1989. Nicole Curtis Ammerman manages the school. Their previous books include Southwest Flavors and Salsas & Tacos, and the original Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook.