The Border Cookbook: Authentic Home Cooking of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico
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The Border Cookbook: Authentic Home Cooking of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico

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Now more than ever, Southwestern food is a hugely popular trend. As ingredients are becoming more readily available to at-home cooks, there is a great demand for simple, delicious, and authentic recipes that bring Mexican and Southwestern food to our own tables.

In their James Beard Book Award-winning cookbook, authors Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison combine the best...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published September 28th 1995 by Harvard Common Press (first published 1995)
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John
This is one of my favorite cookbooks, and the one that turned me on to Southwestern cuisines. I've had my copy since 1997 and everything that I've cooked out of it has been great. The instructions are simple and there is very little jargon. The indicia has additional information and variations on the recipes. It's also just fun to read; the author provides anecdotes and some history of the foods. My only complaint is that the recipes sometimes start near the bottom of the page and continue onto...more
Christina
I great book with wonderful insight into the regional cooking. Every recipe has a feel of authenticity. I love that the authors give info on variations by regions. Recipe layout is very user friendly.
Chanelle
This cookbook has the best enchilada sauce ever! It is so good I have a hard time not eating it by the spoonful. Oh yeah ~ And the recipe for those super yummy, super thin Tucsonan tortillas.
Catherine Woodman
I love this cookbook and would like to spend more time cooking out of it--the couple who author it are some of my favorites for regional American cooking, and the recipes are reliable
Sandy
Love looking at this book. It's as much of a history book as it is a cookbook. The recipies are amazing too!
kaity
I love that this book gives multiple regional variations of some recipes. I'll be returning to this one regularly.
kathryn
Authentic and simple recipes for those of us who love the spicy food of the southwest.
Cheryl Schibley
Fun cookbook to read - haven't made anything yet.
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