Chiles Rellenos: Variations on a Classic Dish

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By Dave DeWitt Now that it’s peak season for fresh chiles, you can find both green and red pods ready for rellenos. Simply put, chiles rellenos are chile pods (typically New Mexican or poblano) that have been roasted and peeled, split open, and stuffed with sweet or savory fillings, then cooked. Jalapeños and other chiles are used as well. Many …

Peaches on the Tree

Perfectly Pungent Peaches

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By Dave DeWitt The peach appears to have originated in China, where it achieved cult-like status because it was symbol of immortality among poets, sculptors, and painters. This is despite the fact that the peach tree has a short lifespan and most orchards must be replaced after a decade of production. It was Hernán Cortés, the conqueror of Mexico and …

Jerry Seinfeld

Vibrant Veggie Soups for Spring

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“You can’t eat this soup standing up, your knees buckle.” – Jerry, in “The Soup Nazi”   “The guy who runs the place is a little temperamental, especially about the ordering procedure. He’s secretly referred to as the Soup Nazi.” “Why? What happens if you don’t order right?”“He yells and you don’t get your soup.” – Jerry and Elaine, in …