Guest Post: Vegan Pupusas with Omission IPA (pork option included)

From guest-poster Luis Molina:

First, a little back story on this dish: pupusas is the traditional dish of El Salvador, where my mother, father, and the rest of my family come from. Growing up, I enjoyed a variety of versions of this dish, with pumpkin, refried beans, chicken, pork, or an herb known as loroco, and all were combined with Monterey Jack cheese. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that this isn’t exactly the healthiest dish in the Latin American countries, but my bias, as a product of people from El Salvador, forces me to tell everyone that this is by far one of the greatest dishes to come out of Central America. Pupusa is a Pipil (indigenous Indian tribe of El Salvador) word that means “sacred food”. Typically, Pupusas are served with a pickled cabbage known as “curtido” and a mild, watery tomato salsa, but, since I did not use them for this dish, I will not be providing the recipe. (I will make available upon request.)

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Cinco de Mayo – Part 2 of 3

Gordon’s Chipotle Guacamole 

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO! My dad, Gordon, has been begging me to post his guacamole recipe since the blog began. I think he wants to be famous and the time has finally come for him to have the spotlight. This dish is basically his go-to party favor. I think the first time he brought it out was for Thanksgiving. Guacamole…at Thanksgiving. Whatever – its amazing and I’d eat it year round too. It’s a bit different than your average guac since it has chipotle peppers. He adds lemons to his as well but I forgot to buy them so mine won’t. Feel free to mix it up and enjoy!

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Cinco de Mayo – Part 1 of 3

Welcome to the three part series of recipes that we are posting for Cinco de Mayo. They are all pretty easy and definitely delicious. There will not be a beer pairing because lets be honest, you should all be drinking tequila.

 

Everything Salsa

Why is it called everything salsa? Because it has everything in it and you can put it on everything! You can eat it with chips, throw it on some tacos, or even top of a salad. I’d say this is something you should probably have in your refrigerator at all times.

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