If you are looking for a versatile cookbook of Southwestern food created by a colorful master chef -- this is it!
Kevin Tubb -- creator and executive chef of Eldorado Grill in Madison, Wisconsin -- explains his secrets for cooking wonderfully fresh, spicy, tongue-tickling Southwestern cuisine. Kevin Tubb's Eldorado Grill is a popular watering hole featuring highbrow cowhand cuisine. Customers ride in for zesty Southwestern cooking that sets taste buds tingling. Tequila cocktails like "Eldorado Margarita" and "Smoking Gun" jangle their spurs. "Catfish Mariposa" followed by "Cinnamon Creme Brulee" or "Chocolate Ancho Pecan Pie" elevate dining to a level not found on the Chisholm Trail. Kevin's philosophy is to use fresh natural ingredients, bought locally when possible. He offers tips and how-to's for roasting and peeling chiles and making purees, rubs, and salsas. He includes menus and suggestions for pairing sauces and side dishes with meats and entrees. Ken Nikolai's delectable photos throughout the book showcase outstanding recipes and Wild West trappings of Eldorado Grill. Softcover. 131 pages. Written by Kevin Tubb and published by Itchy Cat Press in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin.