Southwestern Recipes

Overview

The American Southwest is a land of scorching sunshine and little rainfall. Prickly cactuses and twisted Joshua trees grow in the desert areas, but along the rivers you'll find plump avocados, lemons, and limes. Corn was one of the first field crops grown by Southwestern Native Americans. By the time the Spaniards were spreading their Catholic missions from Mexico to northern California, other crops such as beans, squash, tomatoes, peppers, and onions were also flourishing. Find out how these main ingredients ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $5.87   
  • New (4) from $30.13   
  • Used (4) from $5.87   
Sending request ...

Overview

The American Southwest is a land of scorching sunshine and little rainfall. Prickly cactuses and twisted Joshua trees grow in the desert areas, but along the rivers you'll find plump avocados, lemons, and limes. Corn was one of the first field crops grown by Southwestern Native Americans. By the time the Spaniards were spreading their Catholic missions from Mexico to northern California, other crops such as beans, squash, tomatoes, peppers, and onions were also flourishing. Find out how these main ingredients have come together in a spicy combination of Spanish and Native American foods to make Southwestern cuisine. In this cookbook, you'll learn how to make sizzling fajitas, crunchy tacos, stuffed burritos, and quick quesadillas plus several spicy sides, including salsa, black beans, and guacamole. in fact, you can make twenty seven delectable Southwestern dishes using these easy recipes and you'll find out how to mix and match them to make dozens of other culinary masterpieces.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612280691
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/30/2011
  • Series: Home Economics
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Soups, Salads, and Sides

Guacamole 7

Salsa 8

Black Beans 10

Retried Beans 12

Spanish Rice 14

Creamy Carrot Soup 16

Tortilia Soup 18

Catalina Salad 20

Red Pimiento Potatoes 22

Chili con Queso 24

Main Dishes

Brunch Eggs Olé 26

Breakfast Burritos 28

Quesadillas 30

Tacos 32

Taco Salad in Baked Taco Bowls 35

Nachos 37

Burritos 38

Chicken Enchiladas 40

Enchilada Sauce 42

Fajitas 44

Quick Tamale Pie 46

Desserts

Tres Leches Cake 48

Mexican Wedding Cookies 50

Flan 52

Holiday Favorites

New Year's Eve Flautas 54

New Mexican Holiday Hot Chocolate 56

Calabaza en Tacha (Candied Pumpkin) 58

Further Reading 60

Works Consulted 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)