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Beef and Pumpkin Chili

Beef and Pumpkin Chili

Full disclosure: this chili is actually made with Hubbard squash, not pumpkin.  Did you know that Hubbards are often processed and sold as canned pumpkin?  True.  They are more densely-fleshed than pie pumpkins and make for a smooth puree.  However, I felt that “Beef and Hubbard Squash Chili” was too verbally clunky.  At any rate, […]

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Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

This is the perfect time of year to make these easy grilled tacos–just grab what looks good from your garden or Farmers’ Market, grill it up, toss it together, and fill your tortillas.  I promise no one will miss the meat. For this batch I grilled zucchini, sweet corn, and Anaheim chiles, then sliced them […]

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Street Food Series: Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto is the national dish of Nicaragua, and it is at its essence a dish of rice and beans, flavored with various herbs and seasonings that vary according to region.  There are hundreds of variations on the basic theme, and as is keeping with the origin of this type of dish, I used what […]

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