Oaxaca & Smithey Cast Iron Griddle – Giveaway

Enter our US/CA giveaway to win one of three copies of Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico by Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral with one grand prize winner in the US receiving a Smithey 12 inch griddle.

Oaxaca, located in southwestern Mexico, is the culinary heart of Mexico. Since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angeles. Founded by the Lopez family, Guelaguetza has been offering traditional Oaxacan food for 25 years.

The first true introduction to Oaxacan cuisine by a native family, each dish articulates their story, from Oaxaca to the streets of Los Angeles and beyond. Showcasing the “soul food” of Mexico, Oaxaca, the cookbook written by Bricia Lopez and the family behind the famed restaurant with Javier Cabral, offers authentic, yet accessible recipes using some of the purest pre-Hispanic and indigenous ingredients available. From their signature pink horchata to the formula for the Lopez’s award-winning mole negro, this beautiful cookbook demystifies this essential cuisine.

Filled with step-by-step photographs to guide the reader in folding tamales, making tortillas, and stunning final dish imagery that will inspire even the most novice cook, this book is a must-have for anyone who wishes to master this cuisine. Techniques are covered from preparing chiles to using a molcajete.

Abrams has provided the following recipe for our members to try now.

Griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken (Empanadas de San Antonio)
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Makes 16 empanadas

Every time I visit Oaxaca, my sister demands that I bring her at least half a dozen of these special empanadas back from every trip. When we finally nailed the recipe at the restaurant and successfully re-created it, it was as if she had won the lottery, because that meant she can finally enjoy them at home. She really can’t get enough. This empanada is completely different from any other because of its cooking process. The rich yellow mole is slowly cooked inside the tortilla over the comal, making it ooze out a bit and pierce through the masa to develop an attractive reddish color from the mole. It takes a bit longer for it to cook than the rest of the empanadas, because it needs to slowly crisp up on the comal. (I leave it on even longer, because I like it almost burnt.) They’re great served at room temperature, too, so they are perfect for a picnic. I like to serve these empanadas with a few chiles toreados on the side to give them that much-needed acid punch. It’s the perfect bite of Oaxacan flavors.

Ingredients:

For the mole amarillo filling:
• 2 pounds (910 g) guajillo chiles, stems and seeds removed
• 3 1⁄4 cups (350 g) roughly chopped onions
• 6 cloves garlic (45 g), peeled
• 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
• 10 whole cloves
• 10 black peppercorns
• 1/2-inch (2.5 cm) cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
• 1 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano
• 2 bay leaves
• 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
• 1 pound (455 g) fresh masa (recipe below)
• 1/2 pound (227 g) lard, melted
• 2 teaspoons sea salt
• 1 pound (455 g) chicken breast, cooked and shredded
• 20 sprigs of fresh cilantro

For the empanadas:
• 2 1/4 pounds (1 kg) fresh masa (recipe below)

For the garnishes:
• Limes, quartered
• Pickled onions
• Chopped jalapeños
• Chopped serranos chiles
Directions:

  1. Make the filling. In a 2-quart (2 L) saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 2 cups (480 ml) of water to a boil. Turn off the heat add the chiles. Cover and let sit in the hot water for 30 minutes or until the chiles have softened.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, add the chopped onions and turn once or twice so the onions are cooked and lightly charred, about 12 minutes. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Repeat with the garlic until the garlic is roasted and slightly charred as well. Remove and set aside.
  4. Lastly, in batches, bring down the heat to low and toast the cumin seeds, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon, oregano, bay leaves, and thyme in the skillet until aromatic, about 2 minutes. Transfer the toasted spices to a molcajete or spice grinder and grind until finely ground. Set aside.
  5. When the chiles have softened, remove them from the soaking water and add them to a blender with 3 cups (720 ml) of water, along with the onions and garlic. Blend until smooth and set aside.
  6. In batches, add half of the chile mixture with half of the masa to the blender and blend until smooth to make a slurry. Empty out the blender and do the same with the other half of the masa and the chile mixture.
  7. Place the lard in a large skillet over medium heat. Once it is melted, add the masa-chile mixture and ground spices to the skillet. Stir well with a wooden spatula to combine. Season to taste, about 1 1/2 tablespoons of salt.
  8. Make the empanadas: To assemble and cook the empanadas, make balls of masa that are about 3⁄4 cup (about 125 g) each. With a tortilla press, press down to make a round tortilla.
  9. As each tortilla is pressed and ready, in a comal or nonstick griddle over medium heat, carefully place the tortilla on the grill and cook one side. Turn over after 1 minute. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of yellow mole, a fat pinch of shredded chicken, and a sprig of cilantro.
  10. Fold over like a quesadilla and cook on the edges of the comal where it’s not as hot. The mole will cook inside the empanada and requires a longer cooking time on top of the comal than a traditional quesadilla. The tortilla will turn a reddish color after all of the filling’s juices have expanded inside the masa. Continue until all the masa, chicken, and mole are gone.
  11. Cook until the masa is fully cooked, about 15 minutes in total, about 5 minutes on each side. The outside crust should be crispy and the interior creamy.
  12. Serve hot, with lime, pickled onions, chopped jalapeños, and serranos.

Masa
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Ingredients:
• 1⁄2 cup (56 g) pickling lime
• 4.4 pounds (2 kg) white field corn

Directions:

  1. In the largest heavy-bottomed pot you have, dissolve the pickling lime in 5 1⁄4 quarts (5 L) water. Once all the powder has dissolved, add the corn. The corn should be completely submerged in water. If not, add more water so there is at least 2 inches (5 cm) of water above the corn.
  2. Place the pot over low-medium heat and gently simmer for 1 hour.
  3. When the nixtamal changes from white to yellow and the corn easily peels away from its skin, turn off the heat. Let sit for at least 16 hours or more.
  4. The next morning, dump the pot into a colander on top of your sink and discard the water. Rinse until the water comes out clear. You’ll know the corn is ready for masa when it is tender to the bite. It should be al dente like pasta.
  5. If using a tabletop wet stone grinder, carefully add about 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) of water in batches to grind a pound (450 g) of cooked nixtamal. Smooth masa for tortillas takes about 40 minutes, and masa quebrajada for tamales and atole takes about half that time. Repeat until you’ve gone through all the masa. Make sure to follow the instructions and safety guidelines of your grinder.
  6. Using your hands, work the masa until a dough forms. When all the dough has stuck together and a putty has formed, it is ready.

Every kitchen needs quality cast iron cookware and a griddle is not only the perfect tool for making breakfast but for dozens of other jobs as well including making tortillas, pizza, or bread. Earlier this year, I shared a promotion for a beautiful 14-inch double-handled skillet (which is still active due to the pandemic situation).

Smithey Ironware is made in the US with a glassy-smooth surface that is naturally non-stick and simple to clean but also very beautiful. Smithey sent a 12-inch skillet along with the griddle which doubles as a lid for me to test out. I have had the set for a few days and have used it several times.

Last weekend, I fried potatoes in the skillet while using the griddle as a lid as shown in the photo below. Then while looking for a spot to keep my tortillas warm, I found the perfect spot for that job – on top of the griddle lid. So while my potatoes were frying, my tortillas were kept toasty on top of the griddle. Later, I was able to put the pan with the griddle lid into a warm oven to hold until dinner was ready to be served. Space is always a premium when making a large meal and this set will be used a great deal in my kitchen. Plus clean up was a breeze!

Smithey is offering one of our members in the US one of their 12 inch griddles in our giveaway below.

Special thanks to Abrams Books for providing three copies of Oaxaca in our giveaway open to US/CA and to Smithey Ironworks who is offering one 12 inch griddle to one grand prize winner in the US.  Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Which product at Smithey would you like to have in your kitchen?

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276 Comments

  • rchesser  on  June 23, 2020

    Chicken in mole estofado (Estofado de pollo).

  • rchesser  on  June 23, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet!

  • woodyhall  on  June 23, 2020

    I would love to try the Chilaquiles recipe! My sister in law is Mexican and I’d love to make her a Mexican meal.

  • swayingoak  on  June 23, 2020

    Chilaquilies!

  • Tovie  on  June 23, 2020

    The crispy griddled cheese

  • MarianneShirk  on  June 23, 2020

    Tamales de frijoles

  • miggsy  on  June 23, 2020

    Crispy plantain rolls stuffed with black beans

  • Limonene  on  June 23, 2020

    I’d make the chocoflan first.

  • Limonene  on  June 23, 2020

    The Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet would be a great addition to my kitchen.

  • Siegal  on  June 23, 2020

    The hot rice drink

  • Siegal  on  June 23, 2020

    I would love the Dutch oven

  • Shelley.b  on  June 24, 2020

    #14 dual handled skillet

  • Shelley.b  on  June 24, 2020

    sweet tamales

  • Yarnia  on  June 24, 2020

    Chicken barbecoa

  • Yarnia  on  June 24, 2020

    I love the double handed skilket

  • Asparagusberry  on  June 24, 2020

    I would start with one of the basics, like the adobo paste.

  • ChefTamiMitchell  on  June 24, 2020

    Chicken Barbacoa – and that carbon steel pan is pretty sexy

  • lindaindc  on  June 24, 2020

    I want to try the chilaquiles. I love them in restaurants, but have never made them.

  • lindaindc  on  June 24, 2020

    I would like to have Smithey’s carbon steel skillet.

  • dbranigan27  on  June 24, 2020

    I would like to try the Chicken picadillo crispy tacos (Taquitos de picadillo de pollo).

  • dbranigan27  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love to have the Essential 3-piece Smithy set.

  • Julia28  on  June 24, 2020

    The chicken barbacoa!

  • Julia28  on  June 24, 2020

    The dutch oven looks gorgeous!

  • vickster  on  June 24, 2020

    I want that griddle more than anything else!

  • LoraWiley  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love to try those delicious empanadas!

  • kmn4  on  June 24, 2020

    White beans with battered salted cod (Frijol blanco con bacalao capeado)

  • kmn4  on  June 24, 2020

    No. 14 Dual Handle Skillet

  • nvernon  on  June 24, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa

  • nvernon  on  June 24, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet

  • hbakke  on  June 24, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa (Barbacoa de pollo)

  • hbakke  on  June 24, 2020

    DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • lean1  on  June 24, 2020

    I have the book already but would love the pan being offered.

  • sarahawker  on  June 24, 2020

    I’d like to try Mole enchiladas (Enmoladas)

  • sarahawker  on  June 24, 2020

    I’d love the NO. 12 CAST IRON SKILLET

  • bcarpenter  on  June 24, 2020

    chilaquiles verdes

  • MarianneShirk  on  June 24, 2020

    I’ve been eyeing their carbon steel farmhouse skillet – this is truly a work of art!!!

  • jdub1371  on  June 24, 2020

    Savory Cinnamon Salsa!

  • jdub1371  on  June 24, 2020

    #12 Cast Iron Skillet. I even like the sound of it.

  • stephcoelho  on  June 24, 2020

    I’d love to try this recipe: Masa empanadas stuffed with squash blossoms
    My squash plants are almost at their blossoming stage and I’m so excited to pick a few flowers for cooking purposes! I planted extra squash so I could pluck some flowers 🙂
    As for the product choice, I’d love the medium sized skillet since I already have a huge cast-iron one. Sometimes it’s a bit too big when cooking for two.

  • camtncook  on  June 24, 2020

    Black Mole

  • Mtetpon  on  June 24, 2020

    Tamales de frijoles

  • fizzgig  on  June 24, 2020

    I’ve been enamored with Smithey’s cast iron since they launched! This would be a dream to win! Also, I’m making the griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken tonight, so that’s definitely the recipe I want to try first! LOL. YUM!!

  • fizzgig  on  June 24, 2020

    I want their entire collection in my home but I’ve really got my eye on the carbon steel farmhouse skillet and the 14″ cast iron.

  • Lmeyers520  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love to try to make homemade Tortillas or Pita breads.

  • Lmeyers520  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love either the griddle or the dual handled skillet.

  • MarciK  on  June 24, 2020

    Savory cinnamon salsa (Salsa de canela botanera)

  • MarciK  on  June 24, 2020

    CARBON STEEL FARMHOUSE SKILLET – This is gorgeous.

  • fmd518  on  June 24, 2020

    Chilaquilies!

  • fmd518  on  June 24, 2020

    DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • bching  on  June 24, 2020

    I would first try the chiles rellenos queso fresco. They use epazote which is flourishing in my garden.

  • bching  on  June 24, 2020

    I want the griddle! There are so many ways to use it.

  • upstatemissy  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love to try making Chilaquiles myself.

  • amyz218  on  June 24, 2020

    Shredded chicken in a savory, sweet tomato sauce (Picadillo de pollo) – Yum!

  • amyz218  on  June 24, 2020

    The carbon steel farmhouse skillet. Oooh!

  • ebs  on  June 24, 2020

    Toasted corn pudding (Nicuatole)

  • ebs  on  June 24, 2020

    I would love to have the No 12 Flat Top Griddle

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  June 24, 2020

    Black bean toast (Molletes)

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  June 24, 2020

    NO. 14 DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • JessHeilman  on  June 25, 2020

    Chilaquiles

  • tcjanes  on  June 25, 2020

    Crispy pork in a morita salsa.

  • ravensfan  on  June 25, 2020

    Crackling pork skin in black beans (Chicharrón en frijol)

  • ravensfan  on  June 25, 2020

    NO. 14 DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • gabyskurnick  on  June 25, 2020

    Chilaquiles in Black Mole Sauce

  • gabyskurnick  on  June 25, 2020

    No 14 Dual Handle Skillet

  • threefourpfeif  on  June 25, 2020

    I’d start off with the Masa recipe

  • roxlet  on  June 25, 2020

    Sweet tamales

  • threefourpfeif  on  June 25, 2020

    I’d love to have the No. 12 Cast Iron Skillet in my kitchen

  • thecharlah  on  June 25, 2020

    Chicken in green salsa with potatoes and cactus

  • thecharlah  on  June 25, 2020

    No. 10 Cast Iron Chef Skillet

  • davisesq212  on  June 25, 2020

    I want to try and make the mole negro.

  • davisesq212  on  June 25, 2020

    I would love the NO. 14 DUAL HANDLE SKILLET!

  • DarcyVaughn  on  June 25, 2020

    Oaxacan chicken soup (Caldo de fandango del valle)

  • DarcyVaughn  on  June 25, 2020

    No. 8 Cast Iron Chef Skillet

  • Ludic  on  June 26, 2020

    Okay, there are so many recipes that I just want to READ! Lots of things I’ve never tried before, with novel ingredients. That does colour my choice of which to try first – you have to look for a recipe with (mostly) ingredients already in your kitchen. I think I’d go with Oaxacan chicken soup (Caldo de fandango del valle). Probably the most boring choice for such an adventurous menu of dishes, but I’m trying to be realistic here. The boyfriend loves tacos, so I might make Chicken picadillo crispy tacos (Taquitos de picadillo de pollo) for a date-night-in, if the opprotunity presented itself.

    As for Smithy, as a bread baker I have destroyed the secondhand souffle dish with high oven temperatures that I used to make sourdough. That 5.5 Qt dutch oven would be put too good use multiple times a week, if you’re picking up what I’m putting down.

  • Rurban  on  June 26, 2020

    Crispy masa rolls with potatoes and chorizo

  • LABeachGal  on  June 26, 2020

    Chicken in creamy chipotle sauce sounds delicious!

  • LABeachGal  on  June 26, 2020

    I would love the No 12 Cast Iron Skillet!

  • sequoia55  on  June 26, 2020

    Chicken Barbacoa

  • sequoia55  on  June 26, 2020

    NO. 14 DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • jshippee  on  June 26, 2020

    Aciento!

  • debbiehb  on  June 26, 2020

    Beans cooked in a pot (Frijoles de la olla)

  • debbiehb  on  June 26, 2020

    flat top griddle

  • Lafauvette  on  June 26, 2020

    chilaquiles verdes

  • Lafauvette  on  June 26, 2020

    Dutch oven

  • Jennifer7  on  June 26, 2020

    I would like to try the Chicken picadillo crispy tacos (Taquitos de picadillo de pollo).

  • infotrop  on  June 26, 2020

    Michelada de pasilla…salud!

  • infotrop  on  June 26, 2020

    #12 cast iron skillet (ok, I admit I don’t own a cast iron skillet)

  • LeMinou  on  June 26, 2020

    Chicken barbecoa

  • LeMinou  on  June 26, 2020

    Dutch oven

  • Pizzacat13  on  June 26, 2020

    Really interesting recipes…. I would have a go at the Squash vine in a green mole soup with crispy masa dumplings.

  • Pizzacat13  on  June 26, 2020

    I actually really like the spatula

  • mpdeb98  on  June 26, 2020

    Chilaquiles in spicy guajillo salsa and a cast iron skillet

  • sallansd  on  June 26, 2020

    Chicken in mole estofado

  • sallansd  on  June 26, 2020

    5.5 QT DUTCH OVEN

  • ljsimmons  on  June 27, 2020

    adobo paste

  • ljsimmons  on  June 27, 2020

    5.5 QT DUTCH OVEN

  • dprice  on  June 27, 2020

    Fried omelet cake in black beans.

  • dprice  on  June 27, 2020

    No. 10 Cast Iron Chef Skillet.

  • Alivdh  on  June 27, 2020

    Chilaquiles!

  • Alivdh  on  June 27, 2020

    carbon steel farmhouse skillet!

  • matag  on  June 27, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa Barbacoa de pollo

  • matag  on  June 27, 2020

    DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • nevertoomuchflavor  on  June 27, 2020

    mole negro

  • nevertoomuchflavor  on  June 27, 2020

    skillet, so beautiful

  • stepspior  on  June 27, 2020

    Tamales filled with chicken in black mole (Tamales de mole negro)
    Smithey 5.5 Dutch oven

  • Ren23  on  June 27, 2020

    12-inch skillet with the griddle

  • Ren23  on  June 27, 2020

    Mole enchiladas

  • lauriesk  on  June 27, 2020

    Chilaquiles

  • lauriesk  on  June 27, 2020

    From Smithey, I would like the 5.5 quart dutch oven

  • hrk  on  June 27, 2020

    Café de olla

  • Shanthz  on  June 27, 2020

    Toasted corn pudding

  • HomespunHouse  on  June 27, 2020

    Pan-fried tortillas in sauce

  • HomespunHouse  on  June 27, 2020

    5.5 qt dutch oven

  • t.t  on  June 27, 2020

    Griddled, crispy cheese in rustic Oaxacan sauce (Salsa de queso)

  • t.t  on  June 27, 2020

    carbon steel farmhouse skillet

  • Steben  on  June 27, 2020

    I would like to try the Chicken barbacoa and to have the dutch oven

  • imaluckyducky  on  June 28, 2020

    Crispy plantain rolls stuffed with black beans

    Carbon steel farmhouse skillet

  • thompsle  on  June 28, 2020

    It would really make me happy if I won a copy of the Oaxaca and the griddle!!!!

  • LaurenE  on  June 28, 2020

    Chilaquiles

  • amylou61  on  June 28, 2020

    I’d try the recipe for Rustic tomato salsa enchiladas

  • amylou61  on  June 28, 2020

    I’d like to have the 5.5 QT Dutch Oven

  • MDVG  on  June 28, 2020

    Mole enchiladas

  • Tammywolf  on  June 28, 2020

    Chicaquiles—all of them!!

  • dusksunset  on  June 28, 2020

    Crispy griddled cheese

  • dusksunset  on  June 28, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet

  • TrishaCP  on  June 29, 2020

    The griddle please

  • TrishaCP  on  June 29, 2020

    The beans in a pot

  • RickPearson54  on  June 29, 2020

    chilaquilies

  • RickPearson54  on  June 29, 2020

    dutch oven

  • gilmonster  on  June 29, 2020

    chicken barbacoa

  • gilmonster  on  June 29, 2020

    5.5 qt dutch oven

  • sedm3949  on  June 29, 2020

    Pork ribs with purslane (I’ve got pork and purslane coming out of my ears)

    Plus I’d loove the carbon steel farmhouse skillet!

  • kathay708  on  June 29, 2020

    Shredded chicken in a savory, sweet tomato sauce (Picadillo de pollo)

  • kathay708  on  June 29, 2020

    No. 12 Flat top griddle!

  • cellenly  on  June 29, 2020

    Layered chocolate and flan cake (Chocoflan)

  • cellenly  on  June 29, 2020

    NO. 12 CAST IRON SKILLET

  • mrduphily  on  July 1, 2020

    Beans cooked in a pot (Frijoles de la olla)

  • mrduphily  on  July 1, 2020

    Pan-fried tortillas in a spicy black bean sauce (Enfrijoladas)

  • mrduphily  on  July 1, 2020

    12″ flat top griddle

  • WingNut  on  July 2, 2020

    I would love some a new cast iron pan.

  • StudlyDoRight  on  July 2, 2020

    Griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken (Empanadas de San Antonio)

  • Maaseelulu  on  July 3, 2020

    Chiles rellenos de queso fresco con epazote

  • Maaseelulu  on  July 3, 2020

    No 12 Flat Top Griddle

  • ewalsh40  on  July 3, 2020

    Beans cooked in a pot (Frijoles de la olla) I’m assuming that they start with dried beans? And I’ve never mastered that.

  • ewalsh40  on  July 3, 2020

    The Dual Handle Skillet

  • Dannausc  on  July 3, 2020

    Pork rind paste

  • Dannausc  on  July 3, 2020

    Chain mail scrubber

  • Tabby72  on  July 4, 2020

    I’ll make Chocoflan!

  • Tabby72  on  July 4, 2020

    I would love the dual handed skillet.

  • virjeania  on  July 5, 2020

    Black bean toast sounds easy to make and fun to eat.

  • virjeania  on  July 5, 2020

    5.5 QT DUTCH OVEN

  • SnarkyLarane  on  July 7, 2020

    Chiles rellenos de queso fresco con epazote is right up my alley!

  • SnarkyLarane  on  July 7, 2020

    The #14 dual handle skillet would make a great addition to my collection

  • Barblthompson  on  July 7, 2020

    Tamales with chicken and jalapenos

  • mjwestrick  on  July 9, 2020

    I would make the chocoflan and have been eyeing Smithey’s carbon steel pan.

  • roseryan1972  on  July 9, 2020

    Mole enchiladas, for my husband

  • MissKoo  on  July 9, 2020

    shredded chicken in a savory, sweet tomato sauce

  • vhfvhf  on  July 11, 2020

    Griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken

  • Sfgordon  on  July 12, 2020

    Griddled, crispy cheese in rustic Oaxacan sauce!

  • Sfgordon  on  July 12, 2020

    I’d love to try the carbon steel farmhouse skillet. It looks beautiful!

  • daniellespinato1  on  July 16, 2020

    Fried omelet cake in black beans (Huevo en frijol)

  • crichard  on  July 16, 2020

    Pork ribs with purslane (Costillas con verdolaga) as I have purslane all over the yard.

  • oreganoca  on  July 17, 2020

    Griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken

  • oreganoca  on  July 17, 2020

    No 12 Cast Iron Skillet

  • paulbroyles  on  July 17, 2020

    The griddled crispy epanadas look amazing.

  • paulbroyles  on  July 17, 2020

    I have a reasonable amount of cast iron, but no flat top griddle.

  • moralla  on  July 17, 2020

    Chilaquiles in spicy tomatillo salsa

  • moralla  on  July 17, 2020

    NO. 12 FLAT TOP GRIDDLE

  • BMeyer  on  July 18, 2020

    chicken mole

  • Laura1  on  July 18, 2020

    mole enchiladas and the dutch oven

  • rebeccairo  on  July 19, 2020

    #14 dual handled skillet and savory cinnamon salsa

  • pclisa40  on  July 19, 2020

    Frijoles de la Olla!

  • pclisa40  on  July 19, 2020

    Plus Smithey’s gorgeous carbon steel skillet!

  • lisambb  on  July 19, 2020

    Refried black beans

  • lisambb  on  July 19, 2020

    Carbon steel skillet

  • jhejhejhejhe  on  July 19, 2020

    Empanadas ? Sure!

  • jhejhejhejhe  on  July 19, 2020

    I still covet that 2-handled pan

  • CatsintheKitchen  on  July 19, 2020

    huevos en frijol

  • CatsintheKitchen  on  July 19, 2020

    the flat top griddle would be useful!

  • bvilanova  on  July 19, 2020

    Chilaquiles in rustic Oaxacan tomato sauce (Chilaquiles rojos)

  • bvilanova  on  July 19, 2020

    No. 12 Flat Top Griddle

  • janv  on  July 19, 2020

    that ULTIMATE 11-PIECE SMITHEY SET woudl be amazing to won

  • janv  on  July 19, 2020

    Crackling pork skin in black beans (Chicharrón en frijol)

  • Dhasenkampf  on  July 20, 2020

    Donaji!

  • Dhasenkampf  on  July 20, 2020

    LOVE the dutch oven.

  • artthecat  on  July 20, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa

  • NaomiH  on  July 22, 2020

    Isthmus-style crispy thin masa cakes with finely ground beef and pickled cabbage (Garnachas Istmeñas)

  • NaomiH  on  July 22, 2020

    CARBON STEEL FARMHOUSE SKILLET

  • Bake4one  on  July 22, 2020

    Baked mashed potatoes

  • Ksmolich  on  July 23, 2020

    Refried Black beans simple but something I want to master.

  • Shelmar  on  July 24, 2020

    Black bean paste

  • Shelmar  on  July 24, 2020

    No. 14 dual handle skillet

  • Jenamarie  on  July 25, 2020

    Toasted corn pudding (Nicuatole)

  • Jenamarie  on  July 25, 2020

    5.5 QT DUTCH OVEN! It looks amazing

  • eboogie  on  July 25, 2020

    I order Chilaquiles all the time so I’d love to make my own.

  • steelecupp  on  July 26, 2020

    I’m not sure if my first post was successful. I’d love to have that Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet.

  • Cathyschuh  on  July 28, 2020

    grilled cheese!

  • michalow  on  July 30, 2020

    Molletes for me!

  • vhfvhf  on  July 31, 2020

    5.5 qt dutch oven

  • Kduncan  on  August 2, 2020

    carbon skill farmhouse skillet. Also the chain mail scrubber.
    Scrambled eggs with green beans and chorizo (Huevos con ejotes y chorizo)

  • JLZ9697  on  August 2, 2020

    Chilaquiles in Pasilla Chile Sauce

  • elsid22  on  August 3, 2020

    Tamales de frijoles

  • artthecat  on  August 3, 2020

    5.5 Qt Dutch Oven

  • jim.windle  on  August 4, 2020

    Crispy gridled cheese

  • vglong29  on  August 7, 2020

    Chilaquiles

  • vglong29  on  August 7, 2020

    No 12 cast iron skillet

  • ktpotat  on  August 8, 2020

    Chilaquiles in spicy guajillo sauce

  • ktpotat  on  August 8, 2020

    Dutch oven

  • LEKcookbooks  on  August 8, 2020

    Hibiscus water (Agua de jamaica) sounds so refreshing right now!

  • LEKcookbooks  on  August 8, 2020

    I would love a 12″ cast iron skillet!

  • Gup  on  August 9, 2020

    Sounds wonderful!

  • queenofnaboo  on  August 11, 2020

    I’m looking forward to making the adobo!

  • Delfina69  on  August 17, 2020

    Chilaquiles en mole negro!

  • gladysbaker  on  August 18, 2020

    The empanadas are worth a try.

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  August 24, 2020

    I would like to make the black bean toast (Molletes).

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  August 24, 2020

    I would love the no. 12 combo set in my kitchen.

  • eroachTN  on  August 25, 2020

    I’d love to try the Crispy pork in a morita salsa (Salsa de carne frita) and to own a flat top griddle!

  • ang709  on  August 27, 2020

    Chilaquiles en mole negro

  • ang709  on  August 27, 2020

    No. 14 dual handle skillet

  • CarlaCookery  on  August 27, 2020

    I’m feeling like Tamales filled with black bean paste and avocado leaves (Tamales de frijol) is where to start.

  • CarlaCookery  on  August 27, 2020

    The farmhouse skillet!

  • jluvs2bake  on  August 30, 2020

    Griddled crispy empanadas stuffed with yellow mole and chicken (Empanadas de San Antonio)

  • jluvs2bake  on  August 30, 2020

    I mean, if we’re wishing, then I want THE ULTIMATE 12-PIECE SMITHEY SET, of course 🙂 But if it has to be narrowed to one piece, NO. 14 Dual-handled skillet would be a welcome addition!

  • mcrimmins  on  September 4, 2020

    Refried Black Beans

  • mcrimmins  on  September 4, 2020

    The Dual Handled Skillet

  • PeavineBlues  on  September 4, 2020

    tlayudas

  • Svrangerchrista09  on  September 4, 2020

    Toasted naan and chicken soup is what I would try first!

  • Svrangerchrista09  on  September 4, 2020

    I want to try the Dutch oven from smithey!

  • ktcupcake  on  September 4, 2020

    Chilaquiles

  • ktcupcake  on  September 4, 2020

    The No. 12 Combo Set

  • Reebeeki  on  September 4, 2020

    Fried eggs over crispy tortillas in rustic Oaxacan sauce (Huevos rancheros) (page 104) and the 5.5 Qt Dutch Oven

  • topdawg11  on  September 4, 2020

    Crackling pork in rustic Oaxacan sauce (Salsa de chicharrón)

  • topdawg11  on  September 4, 2020

    No. 14 dual handled skillet

  • elizamatt  on  September 4, 2020

    Chicken-tomatillo soup with whipped eggs (Higaditos) would be my first choice’

  • elizamatt  on  September 4, 2020

    I’d love to have the 5.5 QT DUTCH OVEN 🙂

  • bonita7878  on  September 4, 2020

    I love mole and empandas, what a winning combination in the Empanadas de San Antonio, this would be the first recipe I would do!

  • bonita7878  on  September 4, 2020

    While I have quite a lot of kitchenware, I do not have a dutch oven. Smithey’s 5.5 QT Dutch Oven is beautiful

  • Delfina69  on  September 4, 2020

    Chilaquiles rojos!

  • clm  on  September 4, 2020

    Oaxacan-style chiles rellenos

  • clm  on  September 4, 2020

    No. 12 Cast Iron Skillet!

  • TheMaven  on  September 4, 2020

    I would like to make chilaquiles!

  • TheMaven  on  September 4, 2020

    I am in love with Smithey products but cannot afford them. That double-handled #14 skillet sings to me!

  • katenolan  on  September 5, 2020

    Black bean toast (molletes)

  • katenolan  on  September 5, 2020

    The No. 12 combo set. Drooling over the griddle!

  • sarahaha  on  September 5, 2020

    Tamales de frijoles

  • sarahaha  on  September 5, 2020

    Carbon steel farmhouse skillet

  • fbrunetti  on  September 5, 2020

    molletes

  • fbrunetti  on  September 5, 2020

    No. 12 cast iron skillet

  • EmilyR  on  September 6, 2020

    crispy plantain rolls stuffed with black beans

  • EmilyR  on  September 6, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet from Smithey

  • Leonard5854  on  September 6, 2020

    Refried black beans

  • circ2000  on  September 10, 2020

    Crispy Griddled Cheese

  • circ2000  on  September 10, 2020

    The carbon steel farmhouse skillet would be fantastic!

  • KitKatCat  on  September 10, 2020

    sweet tamales

  • RSW  on  September 11, 2020

    Refried black beans (Frijoles refritos)
    any of their skillets.

  • pcona  on  September 14, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa

  • pcona  on  September 14, 2020

    Skillet

  • Uhmandanicole  on  September 14, 2020

    Crackling pork skin in black beans & the Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet

  • linmulholland  on  September 14, 2020

    any type of chilaquiles!

  • linmulholland  on  September 14, 2020

    i want a smithey griddle!

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  September 15, 2020

    Chilaquiles in black mole sauce (Chilaquiles en mole negro)

  • cinefemme  on  September 16, 2020

    I would love to try the Chicken Barbacoa. It sounds like a perfect Sunday meal. From Smithey the carbon steel frying pan looks like it would last a lifetime.

  • stacymarkow  on  September 19, 2020

    Chilaquiles with mole

  • stacymarkow  on  September 19, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet

  • orchidlady01  on  September 22, 2020

    Oaxacan adobo paste (Oaxacan adobo)

  • orchidlady01  on  September 22, 2020

    The No. 12 Combo Set with the No. 12 Skillet and the No. 12 Flat Top Griddle

  • skyejaden  on  September 23, 2020

    I would make every variation of those Chilaquiles!!!

  • KarenDel  on  September 23, 2020

    Fried omelet cake in black beans (Huevo en frijol)

  • KarenDel  on  September 23, 2020

    NO. 14 DUAL HANDLE SKILLET

  • starzine  on  September 24, 2020

    Masa quebrajada.

  • starzine  on  September 24, 2020

    No.14 Dual Handle Skillet.

  • Shana.  on  September 24, 2020

    Chicken barbacoa (Barbacoa de pollo)

  • Shana.  on  September 24, 2020

    Carbon Steel Farmhouse Skillet

  • F00dfan  on  September 26, 2020

    I would really like to try the Tamales with chicken & black mole.

  • F00dfan  on  September 26, 2020

    Everyone needs a good comal on their stove.

  • outsidereader  on  September 27, 2020

    I would like to try the Black bean paste (Pasta de frijol negro).

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