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Tortilla Snowflakes

Papel picado means “perforated paper,” and it’s a popular folk-art craft in Tucson and Mexico. This crunchy, sweet and sparkly edible version will brighten any winter holiday table. 

The Meatiest Vegetarian Chili Ever!

Old West style vegetarian chili recipe made with plant-based beef, and black beans. Served with vegan shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.

Chiltepin Hot Salsa Recipe from the Taste of Tucson Cookbook

An all-purpose salsa that can be used for dipping, for seasoning, and as a taco sauce

Sonoran Street Corn Cups

Corn kernels cut from the cob, roasted and served in a creamy, cheesy sauce seasoned with chile and lime.

BLT Lettuce Wraps

The best late summer meal… protein style!

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