The Great Salsa Book Paperback – May 1 1994
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Since salsa has replaced ketchup as America's number-one condiment, Coyote Cafe chef Miller, with accomplices, introduces even more of this kind of side dish. In 100 recipes, salsas are ranked 0-to-10 on a mild-to-hot scale, and incorporate a variety of backyard and exotic ingredients. Each includes fairly simple cooking instructions, serving suggestions, and variations. Barbara Jacobs
About the Author
MARK MILLER is the acclaimed chef-founder of Coyote Caf?© in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the author of nine books with nearly 1 million copies in print, including THE GREAT CHILE BOOK, THE GREAT SALSA BOOK, and COYOTE CAF?â. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
JOHN HARRISSON has co-authored cookbooks with many of America’s leading chefs, including Mark Miller, Roy Yamaguchi, and Hubert Keller. He lives in Hawaii.
Top Customer Reviews
I do have a complaint about the book format. It is tall and not very wide, the cover is thick and the binding is very tight. It's not the kind of book that you can lay flat to refer to while you're preparing the dish. Luckily, most of the recipes are very short and simple so you won't be referring back to the book very often. One final nitpick - I wish they had included more information on the various ingredients. They provide some, but I had not heard of some of them and it would have been nice to read about them. Other salsa books I have read provide this information. Despite these negative comments, I can recommend this book to anyone looking for some unique recipes to spice up the meals and parties.
Miller's tomatillo salsa verde is the best I've ever tasted and it only takes 5 minutes to toss together in the blender. My four year-old ate an entire bowl of melon salsa thinking it was a fruit salad. I just bought 5 copies of this neat little cookbook to distribute among my relatives this Christmas. If you like salsa, try this book.
As I am trying to eat more vegetables, I find the 'Grilled Vegetable Salsa' with chiles, eggplants, shiake mushrooms, zucchini squash, and asparagus, most appealing. Or, if you want something sweet as well as colorful, try is the sweet potato and pecan salsa with maple syrup and cranberries. Miller includes color photos of all his prepared dishes. This is truly a great salsa book.
Most recent customer reviews
Although this book arrived 4 days later (just a weekend in between) it was in excellent condition and exactly as described.
I thought for $1 it was an excellent buy!!
This book resulting in me becoming the salsa expert among my family and friends. I was even able to impress company executives with minimal cooking experience. Read morePublished on Jan. 3 2001 by Laura
We made 5 of the recipes for our salsa party and everybody loved it.We would definitely make them again and try some more.Published on Aug. 9 2000 by purnima v kunjathoor