Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate

I received Pati Jinich’s new book, Treasures of the Mexican Table, for my birthday this year and wanted to try one of her many amazing recipes for this week’s Sunday Salsa. Pati’s recipe for Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate caught my eye with the incorporation of one of my favorite chiles as well as peanuts.Continue reading “Salsa de Chipotle y Cacahuate”

Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa

For my birthday I wanted to make a salsa that comprised my favorite chile as well as my favorite seasoning, so I decided to create a Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa. This salsa is very hot from the extremely spicy chiltepins, but also has a delicious smokey flavor from the roasted tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic, onions, asContinue reading “Mesquite Chiltepin Salsa”

Blueberry Serrano Salsa

Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits to eat, so I have been wanting to integrate them into a salsa for quite awhile. I came up with a Blueberry Serrano Salsa that offers an abundance of sweet and spicy flavors. By themselves, blueberries are a delicious fruit, but they always taste even better when mixedContinue reading “Blueberry Serrano Salsa”

Salsa Macha de Calabaza

Cranberries, stuffing, and sweet potatoes are all fine side dishes on Thanksgiving, but what about a savory Salsa Macha de Calabaza to compliment your turkey? Salsa Macha de Calabaza combines roasted pumpkin seeds with a trio of dried chiles to create a side dish full of heat and nutty flavors. I always eat my turkeyContinue reading “Salsa Macha de Calabaza”

Salsa para Día de los Muertos

With Día de los Muertos coming up this week I wanted to make a salsa to commemorate this special day. Personally, this salsa also brought back some great memories of my grandparents that passed away a few years ago. Salsa para Día de los Muertos contains persimmons (pictured), habañeros, Zima Grape Tomatoes, as well asContinue reading “Salsa para Día de los Muertos”

Roasted Apple Salsa

Autumn is apple harvesting season, so why not incorporate this delicious fruit into a Roasted Apple Salsa? I was originally inspired by Chef Marcela Valladolid’s Roasted Tomatillo and Apple Salsa recipe to try using apples in a salsa. Chef Marcela’s recipe is very tasty with the combination of tomatillos, Granny Apples, jalapeños, and fresh cilantro.Continue reading “Roasted Apple Salsa”

Salsa de Granada Roja

For those that aren’t familiar granada means pomegranate in Spanish. Pomegranates are one of my favorite fruits to eat, mainly because I grew up with several pomegranate trees in my backyard. They are also a very healthy food source full of antioxidants. Check out more of their health benefits here. My parents just brought meContinue reading “Salsa de Granada Roja”