Knack Mexican Cooking

A Step-By-Step Guide To Authentic Dishes Made Easy

Book Description

Mexican cuisine has become a staple of American restaurant culture—and this book brings it home. With 100 step-by-step main recipes and more than 250 variations, and 350 full-color photographs, Knack Mexican Cooking shows readers how to recreate the incredible spices and aromas of their favorite Mexican restaurant in their own kitchens. Using fiery chilies, tomatoes, peppers, avocados, beans, and corn, they will master everything from staples like Mexican rice, beans, tortillas, and vegetables; tortas and tacos; moles and menudos; salsas and ceviches; to a slew of specialties from south of the border.

About Kenyon, Chelsie

Chelsie Kenyon is the resident expert on Mexican food. Raised in Southern California's Mexican community, she travels regularly to Mexico for family and fun. She has taught classes in Mexican cooking and has written articles for

Jackie Alpers is an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in numerous books, including Knack Low-Salt Cooking and Knack Calorie Counter Cookbook, as well as major magazines. Visit her at