Jalapeños

Carnitas Tacos (Michoacán-Style Braised Pork Tacos)

Silvestre Valencia, former owner of Viva Taco Bus in Turlock, California, adds jalapeño pickling liquid to the pork braise, which tenderizes the meat and keeps it from drying out. Looking for more taqueria traditions? Check out 16 of our favorite taco recipes, here. Featured in: “On the California Taco Trail.” Carnitas Tacos (Michoacán-Style Braised Pork …

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Roasted Pumpkin with Pecans, Honey, and Jalapeño Dressing

In the Argentine province of Entre Ríos, pumpkin and squash litter the landscape regardless of the season. They’re packed into large crates of roadside vegetable stands and climb the fences of home gardens. Entrerrianos love to grill year round and this flame roasting pumpkin is the perfect way to add complex smokey flavor to the …

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Encurtido Recipe (Spicy Honduran Picked Vegetables)

Whether in San Pedro Sula, the Bronx, or New Orleans, any local Honduran baleada spot will have a version of this pungent, Latin American condiment. Used to add bright crunch to all sorts of dishes from breakfast to dinner, the thinly sliced vegetable medley may be either quick-pickled in vinegar (as in this recipe from …

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