Simply Simpatico

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The Simply Simpatico cookbook is 351 pages, plastic comb binding with:
  • Extensive collection of innovative dishes with a distinctive Southwestern twist
  • Special Comida Simpatica section full of native New Mexican favorites with step-by- step instructions
  • Helpful glossary of Southwestern cooking terms
  • More than a dozen menus and unique ideas for gracious, simpatico entertaining
  • 1999 Walter S. McIlhenny Hall-Of-Fame Award and 2006 New Mexico State Senate Memorial recipient


Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

4            medium potatoes

1/3         cup salad oil

¼           cup vinegar

1            tablespoon sugar

1 ½        teaspoons chili powder

1            teaspoon seasoned salt

Dash bottled hot pepper sauce

1            8-ounce can whole kernel corn, drained

1            small onion, thinly sliced

½           cup shredded carrot

½           cup chopped green pepper

½           cup sliced pitted ripe olives

Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender; drain, pare and cube.  Combine oil, vinegar, sugar, chili powder, seasoned salt and hot pepper sauce.  Add to warm potatoes; toss gently to coat.  Cover and chill 1 hour.  Fold in remaining ingredients.  Garnish with additional halved ripe olives, if desired.  Serve well chilled.                      

6-8 servings

 A new twist to an old favorite!

Tropical Coconut Cooler

Tropical Cooler

3            cups pear or apricot nectar

1            15-ounce can coconut cream

1            cup rum

1            cup club soda

½           cup lime juice

Combine ingredients in blender.  Place in pitcher with ice and stir. 

Without the rum, this is a wonderful children’s drink!

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