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Clear-the-Fridge Quesadillas

We’ve just come back from a family trip out to Colorado–if my math is right, it was the fifth time we’ve gone.We stay in Manitou, a small, artsy, and self-admittedly weird community just north of Colorado Springs. Every time we … Continue reading

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Yuca with Pork

There used to be a Salvadoran restaurant across town, with the rather creative name of “Restaurant El Salvador.” I had my first introduction to pupusas there–a life changing event, to be sure. It was also the place where I was … Continue reading

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Major Grey’s Ribs

The first time I ever tasted pork and mango on the same plate was at a restaurant in Charlottesville, VA back when I was in grad school. The restaurant is long gone, but the memory of that combo has stuck … Continue reading

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Chile Verde

I first had chile verde at The Loop in Manitou Springs, Colorado. We have visited this little artsy town just outside of Colorado Springs many times over the years, and we will usually have dinner at The Loop at least one … Continue reading

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