Article: LUDO BITES AMERICA – Ceviche

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More masterful cooking from our guest blogger Justin, who, along with his wife, Lori, writes the food blog The Gastronomic Duo, a blog dedicated to couples cooking together in the kitchen and enjoying food with one another in their home.

I’m going to be straightforward here. I think ceviche is best served as the rustic and simple dish that it historically is: a poor man’s meal conceived as a way to get rid of fish and reduce waste on its last palatable day via light pickling. I’m also going to say that when done right, it’s a total delight. That’s why this SUNfiltered post is so exciting to me. When I read the recipe, I wanted to transport myself immediately to my Minneapolis kitchen and try it. I thought, “Wow, this is ceviche taken to the next level.” Milk granita, cucumber water and blackberries. I was delighted to give this recipe a shot. Maybe it would change my viewpoint on ceviche forever.

Chef Ludo Serves Up Hanger Steak + Mojitos

Article: Chef Ludo Serves Up Hanger Steak + Mojitos

Tonight on Sundance Channel, don’t miss Chef Ludo’s one-of-a-kind Southwestern menu from pop-up restaurant LudoBites. Indulge in these exclusive recipes from the chef himself.

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Pop-up Location: Tecolote Café


Black Beans Bruschetta, Santa Fe Lavender, Brown Butter Corn Ice Cream

Dorade Ceviche, Heirloom Tomato, Green Chile, Pickled Red Onions, Cilantro & Red Chile Powder Kettle Popcorn

Fresh Tortilla Soup, Green Chile Cappuccino, Aged Cheddar Cheese

*Marinated Hanger Steak, Goat Cheese, Beets-Shallots, Kale, Red Chile Kimchi Butter

Apple Tarte Tartin, Green Chile Ice Cream, Butter Caramel


*New Mexico Mojito (with Cabo Wabo Añejo) $8.50

Rio Grande Outlaw Lager or Desert Pilsner $4

*Ginger New Mexico Lavender Lemonade $3

*Recipes below.

George Washington's beer recipe

Article: George Washington's beer recipe

From the New York Public Library’s Manuscripts and Archives division is this handwritten beer recipe written by George Washington, our founding imbiber. If you can’t read his olden time cursive writing here’s a translation: To Make Small Beer Take a large siffer [Sifter] full of bran hops to your taste. Boil these 3 hours. Then…

Marilyn Monroe's turkey recipe

Article: Marilyn Monroe's turkey recipe

A couple weeks ago The New York Times reviewed a new book detailing Marilyn Monroe’s life through collected letters and other artifacts of her life, which included this extensive turkey stuffing recipe written on a letterhead from an insurance company. The Times took the recipe for a “laborious” test drive with the following pleasing result:…