Ethnic Specialties

In medium bowl, thoroughly combine cream cheese, sour cream and salsa. Spread evenly over 10" serving platter. Layer with next 6 ingredients. Serve with tortilla chips.

Very Easy
Serves 6-8

Heat tortillas, one at a time, in a large skillet over medium-high heat until softened (about 30 sec. per side). Wrap in a clean, slightly moist dish towel to keep them warm and soft. Brush...

Moderate
Serves 4

Drain tomatoes, reserving juice. Prepare basmati rice according to package directions, adding saffron to the pot and using reserved tomato juice in place of part of the liquid called for on the...

Moderate
Serves 4

Cut avocados in half; remove pits. Scoop flesh from one avocado into a medium glass bowl. Mash with a fork; stir in tomato, onion, garlic, jalapeño and cilantro. Cut flesh of remaining avocado...

Easy
Makes about 1 ½ cups

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.Note:Including the seeds from the hot peppers will result in a spicier salsa.Recipe courtesy of Burpee Garden Products Co.

Easy

Heat a wok or large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot enough to instantly evaporate a drop of water. Add 1 tbsp. of oil to wok, tilting to coat surface; heat until very hot. Add eggs;...

Easy
Serves 4

In a large glass bowl, combine first 8 ingredients; let stand about 5 min. Stir in vegetable juice; refrigerate, covered, to blend flavors (at least 4 hrs.). Serve with with desired toppings.

Easy
Serves 10

Grill tortillas on a hot grill until golden on each side. Arrange two tortillas on each of 2 parchment-covered baking sheets. Evenly sprinkle an equal amount of Monterey Jack or queso fresco and...

Easy
Makes 8

Place peppers in small bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand 10 min. to soften; drain. In a separate bowl, combine next 10 ingredients for pico de gallo; refrigerate, covered, 1 hr. Place...

Easy
Serves 8

Use these ingredients as directed in the recipe for Basic Risotto:COOKING LIQUID: - vegetable stock (or chicken broth)AROMATICS: 1 cup chopped red onion 2 cloves garlic, mincedSTIR-INS: 1/2 cup...

Moderate
Serves 6

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