Sonoran Style Vegetarian Nachos Supreme Stuffed Bell Peppers

Sonoran Style Vegetarian Nachos Supreme Stuffed Bell Peppers

Nachos supreme stuffed bell peppers! Outtake from the Taste of Tucson cookbook. Recipe and food photography by Jackie Alpers.

Recipe for Chorizo, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Taco

Recipe for Chorizo, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Taco

I ate this as a makeshift breakfast every day for weeks while writing Taste of Tucson.

The fat from the tablespoon of chorizo makes the egg really crispy and adds a lot of flavor without too many extra calories. I fry up a batch of chorizo in advance and store it in the fridge, where it becomes solid until I scoop it out and heat it up.

Baguette Breakfast Casserole with Canadian Bacon, Eggs & Cheese

Baguette Breakfast Casserole with Canadian Bacon, Eggs & Cheese

Here’s an elegant, yet quick and easy baked breakfast casserole. Tuck savory Canadian bacon, eggs, herbs and cheese inside crusty baguettes the night before. When you wake up, add a little cream, then slip it into the oven for brunch. This recipe originally appeared on Tastecooking.com

The Cheesiest Cheese Crisp with Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce

The Cheesiest Cheese Crisp with Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce

Serves 2 to 4 A cross between a Mexican pizza an an open-faced quesadilla, the cheese crisp is the perfect comfort food. Southern Arizona restaurants started selling the dish more than 50 years ago and it’s become a staple of our local “Sonoran Style” cuisine. I...
Recipe: Three Sisters Pizza With Corn Masa Crust

Recipe: Three Sisters Pizza With Corn Masa Crust

Corn, beans and squash are three of the earliest domesticated crops grown by Native Americans in the Sonoran region. For this recipe, prepared corn masa, which is usually used to make tortillas or gorditas, is pressed into a cast iron skillet for the crust. If...
Gooey, Creamy, Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Gooey, Creamy, Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

For a lower carb version of this dish, replace the pasta with an additional cup of chopped broccoli. Serves 4 Ingredients For the “Copycat” Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup 3 tablespoons butter ¼ cup flour 1 cup chicken broth or stock 1/2 cup milk ¼ tsp onion...