Category: Food-Southwest Cuisine


Howdy culinary campers!  Here is the written recipe for New Mexico Red Chili….

In a 2-quart saucepan…cook 2and1/2 Tblsp-butter/2and1/2 Tblsp-flour until nutty brown!

Add: 2-cups organic chicken stock and whisk well…Add: 1 tsp-powdered coriander

1 tsp-minced garlic…3 Tblsp-Chili powder and 1/2 tsp-salt!  Whisk well and let simmer for 20min.

Welcome back campers!  We are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo!  This green chili can be made with or without the lamb/beef!

Go ahead and take a 6-quart/heavy bottomed stock pot going with 1/4 cup vegetable

oil-get oil good and hot and add lamb or beef(1-lb) Brown-off meat until…Its’ really brown!

Add: 4 cups-diced yellow onion, 1/4 cup-minced garlic, 2-Tbls.-powdered cumin

1 teasp.-each…coriander,crushed red pepper and oregano!  Really cook this hard on high heat…

We are looking for: Onions to be browned…almost…burned!  Add 1 cup of your favorite

Mexican beer…Let reduce by half…Add 2-cups-organic chicken stock and 32oz-Diced green chili/

chili puree and 1-cup diced tomatos…  Stir well, return to boiling…add 4-Tbls-roux…Whisk in very well-Let simmer for 20min.!

Howdy Campers!…Those bread crumbs were….Japanese “Panko” crumbs…Easy to find in most grocery stores!  Did you happen to notice my look of disbelief when my room mates girlfriend thought it would be a good idea to walk “On Set” and use the garbage can!?!  That’s our girl Tiff…We now call her the “Photog-Hog”….But, we love her!  I just ate the SW Chicken Cordon Bleu…WOW! and Wow!  Healthiest regards! Coach Curt