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Tostadas de Jaiba en Salpicon from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 2 comments

The appetizer nachos in Ultimate Nachos run the gamut from simple melted cheese on chips to insane platters of Reuben sandwich-esque bites and croque monsieur stacks. These crab-topped nachos offer an app that is somewhere in the middle. Neither pedestrian nor gut-bombing, this elegant dish is mostly light and refreshing, with plenty of sweet, briny shellfish to satisfy. More

Dinner Tonight: Smothered Shrimp Tostadas

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

Right in the middle of August, I tend to coddle perfectly ripe tomatoes like rare jewels, being careful not to bruise or puncture them. That is, until I get home, turn the heat to high, and char their skins until black. This trick, which we can thank Mexico for, intensifies the flavor, lends a wonderful smoky note, and, you know, looks really cool. No need to worry about burning your food; that's the point. The skins are peeled off and discarded and the tomatoes are blended with roasted garlic, chipotles, and red wine vinegar. The sauce is good to go. That's the sauce for these tostadas. More

Serious Heat: How Do You Gussy Up a Tostada?

Serious Eats Andrea Lynn 4 comments

Note: On Wednesdays, Andrea Lynn, senior editor of Chile Peppermagazine, drops by with Serious Heat. Photograph by Bill Milne I'm a sucker for tortillas and anything taco-related (see last week's Kogi-inspired bulgogi tacos). One of my favorite treats growing up--second... More

Dinner Tonight: Chipotle Shrimp Tostadas

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 3 comments

In the past year I've found an incredible array of recipes dedicated to the use of leftover tortillas. I'm quite partial to chilaquiles and panuchos, myself. But with a stack hanging around after an incredible bowl of lime soup, I... More

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