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The Enchilada Queen Cookbook
Enchiladas, Fajitas, Tamales, and More Classic Recipes from Texas-Mexico Border Kitchens
By (author): Sylvia Casares Contributions by: Oscar Casares By (author): Dotty Griffith
9781250082916 Hardcover, Paper over boards English General Trade COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Southwestern States Nov 01, 2016 Print Run: 40000
$38.99 CAD
Active 7.77 x 9.52 x 0.86 in 240 pages Includes 60 color photographs and 10 black-and-white photographs throughout St. Martin's Press St. Martin's Griffin

Better than going out for Mexican food!

Mexican food—by which most of us mean Tex-Mex—is a favorite from Los Angeles to New York and everywhere in between. And the heart of great Tex-Mex cooking comes from home kitchens along the Rio Grande. In THE ENCHILADA QUEEN COOKBOOK, Sylvia Casares gives you the best of the best, including tricks and simple techniques to turn any dish from appetizing to amazing. You’ll learn how to make her Holy Trinity spice paste; why you should use certain key shortcuts, such as chicken bouillon, in some dishes; and how to do her tortilla-changing Texas Two-Step marinating technique. And after you’ve picked your favorites from her 14 key sauces, you’ll make unbelievable food for a family or a crowd, including:

--Cheese Enchiladas with Chili Gravy
--Spinach Enchiladas with Salsa Verde
--Shrimp Enchiladas with Salsa Veracruzano
--Stewed Chicken Breast Enchiladas with Salsa Mole

And the Enchilada Queen is an expert in more than just enchiladas. Here you’ll find appetizers, sides, breakfasts and desserts, such as:

--Guacamole and Picamole
--Kitchen Nachos
--Gulf Coast Fish Tacos
--Frontera Beef Fajitas
--La Fonda Tortilla Soup
--Arroz con Pollo
--Huevos Rancheros
--Refried Beans
--Tamales with a variety of fillings
--Sopapillas, Polvorones and Bunuelos

The Perfect Margarita’s here too, and so much more. In The Enchilada Queen Cookbook, you’ll get kitchen wisdom from a lifetime of learning recipes from madres and abuelas who make food specific to their border towns on the Rio Grande. You’ll also get a resource for hundreds of family dinners—and a party between covers!

SYLVIA CASARES is the “Sylvia” in Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen. A former food scientist, she opened her first restaurant in Houston twenty years ago. When Texas magazine anointed Casares “The Queen of Tex-Mex Cuisine,” she was positioned as the cuisine's official spokesperson. She was recently selected by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Great Mexican Restaurants” in the USA, and was selected by Texas Monthly as one of the Top 50 Tex-Mex restaurants in Texas.

DOTTY GRIFFITH is a food journalist who has written more than eight cookbooks, includingThe Texas Holiday Cookbook,Wild About Chili, andThe Contemporary Cowboy Cookbook. Though firmly rooted in Texas, Griffith considers herself an international citizen of the food world.

"National Broadcast Publicity National Print Publicity Online Publicity Online Promotion with SylviasEnchiladas.com Online Advertising Email Marketing Campaign Blog Outreach Campaign Cookstr Promotion SMP Kitchen Promotion Author Website: SylviasEnchiladas.com"

"Casares shares her culinary secrets for her signature enchiladas and many other popular Tex-Mex dishes in this outstanding resource…This is the only Tex-Mex cookbook you’ll ever need." —Publishers Weekly

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