It's always hard to choose favorites, but butternut squash is incredibly versatile.
Callos de Hacha con Salsa Verde y Aceitunas (scallops in a tomatillo sauce with olives). Paired with a dry Riesling, it's a great at-home date-night meal.
A few sips of good mezcal always warms my soul.
A cup of Mexican hot chocolate. There's no better drink to carry around in the freezing cold. The sensation just envelops your whole body.
I'm not the biggest sports fan, but I do love to feed a crowd—so, some big bowls of Oaxacan-spiced peanuts and guacamole are in order. In winter, I like to add brown butter and porcini mushrooms to the guacamole.
Guacamole with fresh vegetables.
We're deep into winter, but this is no time to hibernate—it's viewing-party season! With the big game, the even-bigger games and awards shows galore on tap, go for hosting gold with a Rick Bayless menu and tips from our chefs!
Chefs' Tip: Keep it simple! Choose a signature cocktail or two to offer guests when they arrive. Then switch the bar to beer, wine and non-alcoholic options. Bonus tip: Stock up on ice!
Chefs' Tip: Cater to your audience! Match the menu to your guests' personalities. Include a mix of quick bites, but sprinkle in some creative flair to keep it all fun and unexpected.