Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


Grilled Quesadillas

Ten years ago, few North Americans had ever heard of quesadillas. Now, we can’t seem to live without them. These Mexican grilled cheese “sandwiches” (tortillas sandwiched with chilies and cheese) […]

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Salsa Verde

Mexico’s ubiquitous “green salsa,” salsa verde is made with a ground cherrylike fruit called tomatillo that’s prized for its refreshing tartness (it’s available in most supermarkets). Tradition calls for the […]

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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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