Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


Salsa Borracha (Drunken Salsa)

This is one of Mexico’s most unusual salsas. Bitter and piquant, it’s not the sort you’d serve with chips, but barbacoa (pit-roasted lamb or goat) just wouldn’t taste right without […]

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Mexican Grilled Quesadillas (The Casa Oaxaca’s Tlayudas)

You won’t be able to reproduce these exactly, not unless you’re willing to make corn tortillas, refried beans, and salsa pasilla from scratch. (The latter is a fragrant, moderately spicy […]

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Avocado and Corn Salsa

A salsa this simple lives or dies by the quality of the ingredients—ripe avocado, luscious tomato, and a sweet, crunchy ear of corn. Most of my corn salsa recipes call […]

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Oaxacan-Style Grilled Sirloin

Serving Oaxacan carne asado makes a wonderful way to entertain, offering your guests a taste experience they’re not likely to forget.

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“Shepherd’s Tacos” (Tacos al Pastor)

I’m going to assume you don’t own a vertical rotisserie, so my method relies on direct grilling.

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