Recipes straight from the "heart of Mexican cooking"—the Santa Cruz Chili and Spice Company, beloved by chefs and grandmothers alike.
Forget chocolate. In the Southwest, love means chili. For over 70 years the delicious products of the Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Company have warmed the heart and soul of the borderlands. In The Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Co. Cookbook, Jean England Neubauer, daughter of the company's founder, presents 100 great recipes collected over the years. Some are hot, some not. All are full of flavor, yet many are low in fat. Many are also winners of Santa Cruz Chili cooking contests and feature Santa Cruz chili powder, chipotle peppers, authentic salsas, and unique fresh chili pastes. These fabulous soups, salads, entrees, and desserts include:
• Santa Cruz Enchilada Sauce
• Avocado, Brie, and Garlic with Chili Dippy Sauce
• Grilled Salmon with Santa Cruz Chili Tequila Rub
• Abuelita's Chicken Noodle Soup
• Spicy Orange Flan
• And lots of heartwarming chilis!
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