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Poultry Dishes and Eggs

Julie Sahni’s Chicken Kabuli

Julie Sahni’s Chicken Kabuli

      People are always surprised to learn that I don’t eat Mexican food all the time.  I, in fact, seldom eat full Mexican meals at home.  I regularly have huevos con chorizo (scrambled egg with homemade chorizo), a…

La Parroquia’s Special Omelet in Turkey Broth

La Parroquia’s Special Omelet in Turkey Broth

  For me, this omelet invented at the Gran Café de la Parroquia in the port city of Veracruz sums up the boldness and depth and simplicity of Veracruzan cooking. It starts with a basic onion-and-potato omelet much like the…

Scrambled Eggs with Black Beans  (Huevos Tirados)

Scrambled Eggs with Black Beans (Huevos Tirados)

      Huevos tirados are literally “throwaway eggs” –- why, I’m not sure, since no one in his or her right mind would apply a term like “throwaway” to anything so delicious. The general idea of the dish is…

Huitlacoche Crepe Casserole

Huitlacoche Crepe Casserole

  This is one of my favorite party dishes.  It is quite labor-intensive but the different elements can be prepared and assembled one or two days in advance  and all you have to do the day of the party is…