QUESO!: Regional Recipes for the World's Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip by Lisa Fain

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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; Side dish; Mexican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: grape tomatoes; poblano chiles; Gruyère cheese; corn tortillas
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    • Ingredients: Anaheim chiles; tomatoes; lard; Monterey Jack cheese; corn tortillas
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    • Ingredients: grape tomatoes; Anaheim chiles; corn; Mexican lager; yellow American cheese; ground cayenne pepper; toasted bread of your choice
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    • Ingredients: yellow American cheese; paprika; ground cayenne pepper; toasted bread of your choice
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    • Ingredients: lard; Anaheim chiles; cooked steak; grape tomatoes; beef broth; Monterey Jack cheese; flour tortillas
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American South; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: milk; yellow American cheese; tomato ketchup; Tabasco sauce; chili powder; paprika; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; granulated garlic; cumin seeds; pickled jalapeño chiles; tortilla chips; mustard powder
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; Cooking for a crowd; American; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: canned diced tomatoes; yellow onions; Velveeta cheese; canned green chiles; tortilla chips
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    • Ingredients: canned diced tomatoes with green chiles; yellow onions; chili powder; ground cumin; dried oregano; tortilla chips; Velveeta cheese
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    • Ingredients: grape tomatoes; chili powder; paprika; ground cayenne pepper; yellow American cheese; tortilla chips
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    • Ingredients: jalapeño chiles; Anaheim chiles; milk; white American cheese; cilantro; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; avocados; serrano chiles; garlic; limes; grape tomatoes; tortilla chips; red onions
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: jalapeño chiles; Anaheim chiles; milk; white American cheese; cilantro; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; avocados; serrano chiles; garlic; limes; grape tomatoes; tortilla chips; cooked black beans; red onions
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    • Ingredients: red bell peppers; habanero chiles; tomato sauce; white vinegar; ground cumin; tomatillos; serrano chiles; garlic; Anaheim chiles; cilantro; avocados; limes; queso fresco; tortilla chips; Velveeta cheese
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    • Ingredients: milk; white American cheese; Monterey Jack cheese; white cheddar cheese; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; Anaheim chiles; jalapeño chiles; tortilla chips
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: baby spinach; ground cayenne pepper; milk; white American cheese; Anaheim chiles; avocados; tortilla chips; grape tomatoes; jalapeño chiles; red onions; cilantro; ground cumin; limes; garlic
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    • Ingredients: baby spinach; ground cayenne pepper; milk; white American cheese; Anaheim chiles; avocados; tortilla chips; grape tomatoes; jalapeño chiles; red onions; cilantro; ground cumin; limes; artichoke hearts; garlic
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    • Ingredients: baby spinach; ground cayenne pepper; milk; white American cheese; Anaheim chiles; avocados; tortilla chips; grape tomatoes; jalapeño chiles; red onions; cilantro; ground cumin; limes; cooked bacon; smoked paprika; garlic
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    • Ingredients: corn; milk; white American cheese; Monterey Jack cheese; poblano chiles; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; cilantro; tortilla chips; jarred cactus
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cooked pinto beans; pickled jalapeño chiles; pickled jalapeño brine; chili powder; jalapeño chiles; milk; yellow American cheese; ground cumin; tortilla chips
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Stews & one-pot meals; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: pork shoulder; tomatillos; serrano chiles; Anaheim chiles; cilantro; ground cumin; limes; milk; white American cheese; poblano chiles; pickled jalapeño chiles; avocados; tortilla chips; ground cayenne pepper
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    • Categories: Chili; Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: bacon grease; dried ancho chiles; canned diced tomatoes with green chiles; dried oregano; ground cumin; ground allspice; ground cayenne pepper; ground beef; Velveeta cheese; pickled jalapeño chiles; yellow onions; tortilla chips
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: ground beef; chili powder; ground cumin; dried oregano; yellow onions; jalapeño chiles; garlic; chicken broth; yellow American cheese; ground cayenne pepper; grape tomatoes; red onions; cilantro; limes; tortilla chips
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: ground beef; chili powder; ground cumin; dried oregano; yellow onions; jalapeño chiles; garlic; chicken broth; yellow American cheese; ground cayenne pepper; grape tomatoes; red onions; cilantro; limes; tortilla chips; avocados; serrano chiles; sour cream
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; Picnics & outdoors; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: bulk breakfast sausage; jalapeño chiles; chicken broth; yellow American cheese; ground cumin; ground cayenne pepper; grape tomatoes; red onions; garlic; cilantro; limes; tortilla chips
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Dressings & marinades; Appetizers / starters; Mexican
    • Ingredients: canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce; cilantro; limes; ground cumin; beef skirt steaks; jalapeño chiles; half and half cream; yellow American cheese; avocados; serrano chiles; grape tomatoes; red onions; garlic
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Stews & one-pot meals; Appetizers / starters; American; Mexican
    • Ingredients: canned fire-roasted diced tomatoes; canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce; cilantro; ground cumin; Shiner Bock beer; beef brisket; Velveeta cheese; grape tomatoes; jalapeño chiles; red onions; garlic; limes; tortilla chips
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Notes about this book

  • EmilyR on February 18, 2019

    The brisket queso is a bit of work, but truly delicious. I need to make more recipes from this book.

  • sck on October 29, 2018

    Austin diner style queso is dead on, especially when you add black beans to the bottom. Yum!

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Reviews about this book

  • Homesick Texan

    Author discusses her book.

    Full review
  • Food52

    ...if you’re sitting there wondering how many recipes for queso there can possibly be, let me assure you: the answer is more than 50, and Fain nails them all.

    Full review
  • ISBN 10 0399579516
  • ISBN 13 9780399579516
  • Published Sep 26 2017
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 144
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Ten Speed Press

Publishers Text

A fun, full-color look at everyone's favorite cheese dip, with history, tips, facts, and 50 recipes from beloved food blogger Lisa Fain, "the Homesick Texan."

Queso (aka chile con queso) is a spicy, cheesy, comforting cult favorite that has long been a delicious addition to any party, barbecue, or family gathering. This appealing and accessible book features a mix of down-home standards and contemporary updates, from historical, regional, and Mexican quesos to vegan and dessert quesos, including Chile Verde Con Queso, Squash Blossom Queso Fundido, Fajita Queso, Cactus and Corn Queso Poblano, Frito Salad with Queso Dressing, Pulled Pork Queso Blanco, and Sausage Queso Biscuits. Whether you're relaxing with friends, having a few people over to watch the football game, or entertaining a hungry crowd, queso is the perfect party food for good times.


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