Gifts in a Jar
Southwestern Condiment and Seasoning Recipes
Black Bean Drizzle
— Serve this over biscuits or sopaipillas. It is also a wonderful glaze for meats.
— This is very hot! It can be used to flavor meats or as the oil in salad dressings.
Chili Seasoning Mix
Chipotles en Adobo
— This is the way to make your own "canned" chipotles en adobo.
— Use this as you would traditional pesto — with pasta or on grilled chicken or fish.
— Crema is the traditional garnish for many Mexican foods. In the United States, sour cream is often used as a substitute.
— Sprinkle this on freshly-made corn tortilla chips!
Firehouse Chili Powder
— This powder is fresher tasting and more pungent than a store-bought brand, so use a bit less. If you are a purist, never substitute this for pure chile powder.
Green Chile Pesto
— Use Green Mayonnaise as a sandwich spread with slices of roast pork, in a BLT, or mix the mayonnaise into an egg or chicken salad.
Hot Hot Vinegar
Mesquite Bean Butter
— Rub this on chicken, ribs or fish before grilling.
Red Chile Wash
— You can rub this onto seafood and meats before smoking, use it in marinades, sauces and mayonnaise, and coat foods before grilling.
Red Oil (Annatto Oil)
Santa Fe Mexican Marinade
— This is an excellent marinade recipe which is great on chicken, pork and beef.
— This is excellent on all grilled meats and vegetables.
— This is a wonderful southwestern flavor for salads and meats.
Taco Seasoning Mix