Chipotle Cheeseburger

1/2 tablespoon (or more for taste) Chipotle Salt Blend or Chipotle Seasoning Blend 1 pound hamburger meat 4 slices of American cheese Mix blend with hamburger meat. Form into 4 patties, either grill or broil the patties and place cheese on top after flipping. Our Green Chile, Red Chile, or Jalapeno blends can be substituted […]

The Perfect Margarita

(Courtesy of La Posta de Mesilla) 1 oz. Tequila 1/2 oz. of Besito Caliente 2 oz. Sweet/Sour mix 1/2 oz. orange liqueur 1/2 cup cracked ice 1/4 cup margarita or kosher salt Pour first 5 ingredients into a medium sized shaker, add the cracked ice, cover and shake gently. Pour into salted margarita glass and […]

Taco Seasoned Pork Chops

6 pork chops (more if needed) 1 c. uncooked rice 8 oz. tomato sauce 1 c. water 1 pkg. Mexican Meat Seasoning Season and flour pork chops. Brown them and set aside. Pour rice in bottom of greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Place pork chops on top. Mix tomato sauce, water and Mexican Meat […]

Italian Turkeyloaf

1 cup Jalapeno Catsup ¾ cup parmesan 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp basil 1 tbsp oregano ½ cup chopped onion 4 cloves garlic ½ tsp salt 1 egg, beaten ½ cup bread crumbs 1 ½ pounds ground turkey Preheat the oven to 350 F. In a large bowl, stir Catsup with cheese, tomato paste, […]

Salsa Stuffed Mushrooms

2 dozen mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed 1/4 cup finely diced onion Finely diced mushroom stems 4 slices bacon, cooked well, drained and crumbled 1/4 cup Fire Salsa 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs Steam or fry the mushrooms for about three minutes, just to soften them a bit. In about 3 Tablespoons butter, or olive oil […]

Angry Squid

1 pound squid cut into rings Habanero Powder, or Red Chile powder instead for “Disgruntled Squid” 1/4 cup peanut oil 2 teaspoons sesame oil 3 small green onions, chopped 2 teaspoons soy sauce lime juice   Dust the squid with the powdered habanero.  Heat the oils in a skillet and saute the calamari until dark, […]

Green Chile Lasagna

Serves 4 1 lb. Italian Sausage, crumbled 2 cloves garlic, diced 1/4 onion, diced 1/4 cup white wine 1 – 16 oz. container of Ricotta cheese 1 – 16 oz. container of Parmesan/Romano cheese 1 – 16 oz. container of Asiago cheese 1 – 1/2 lb block of Fontina cheese, grated 1 package of lasagna […]

Green Chile Hot and Sour Soup

Edith Shulman — Grand Prize Winner, Amateur 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 lb. Lean pork cut in 2 inch strips 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 3 — 14 oz. cans chicken broth, about 6 cups 1 cup Cannon’s Just Plain Green Chile Hot, drained 1/4 cup Cannon Fire Salsa medium 2 Tablespoons lime juice 1 Tablespoon […]

Spicy-Sweet Ribs and Beans

Ingredients 2 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, drained 4 pounds country-style pork ribs, trimmed 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 medium onion, chopped 1  jar Jalapeño Jelly 1 bottle hickory-flavored barbecue sauce Preparation Place beans in a 5-quart electric slow cooker; set aside. Cut ribs apart; sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and […]

Acapulco Artichoke Aioli Chile Dip

Elaine Sweet — First Place, Appetizers For Aioli: 1 egg yolk 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon Honey Mustard with Dill 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil     For Artichoke: 1/3 cup chopped green onions 2 […]