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Salsas, Chutneys, and Relishes

Fresh corn and tomatillo salsa
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Fresh Corn and Tomatillo Salsa

Here’s a delicious salsa that highlights summer corn, which comes to market at about the same time as tomatillos. Delicious served as an appetizer with tortilla chips, this refrigerates…

Pico De Gallo Salsa
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Pico de Gallo

Also known as salsa Mexicana and salsa cruda, this is what comes with the chips in Mexican restaurants. (Cruda means raw, not crude.) For best results, chop very finely;…

easy guacamole recipe
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Super-Easy Guacamole

Five minutes, a few ingredients, and you’ve got nearly-instant, really yummy guacamole. Just open a bag of stone-ground tortilla chips, and have a party!…

Pineapple salsa recipe
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Pineapple Salsa

Easy to make and deliciously different, this lively pineapple and tomato salsa can be served as an accompaniment to a Southwestern-style meal (to top vegan quesadillas and the like,…

Fresh tomato guacamole
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Fresh Tomato Guacamole

Here’s a delicious summer guacamole with a bit more emphasis on the tomatoes than the avocados, great when a larger quantity with more staying power is needed. Serve as…

Apple Cranberry Chutney
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Cranberry-Apple Chutney

If your only experience with cranberries has been in sweet, jelled sauces, this spicy cranberry and apple chutney will provide a welcome change of pace for your grown-up palate!…

Tomato salsa
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Tomato-Mango Salsa

Here’s a heavenly salsa to make when tomatoes and mangos are at their best — the convergence happens mainly in July and August. Serve with tortilla chips as a…

Salsa Verde (tomatillo salsa)
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Salsa Verde (Tomatillo Salsa)

Salsa verde, or tomatillo salsa,  makes an exotic sauce for enchiladas or an offbeat dip for nachos. Tomatillos are members of the berry family that resemble small green tomatoes,with…

peach salsa
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Peach Salsa

In this new spin on a classic, peaches replace tomatoes, and the result is a healthy, colorful, and refreshing salsa. This peachy take on traditional pico de gallo will…