Salsa de Arbol, Repeat

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I am re-posting this today because we love this salsa so much, it is a regular item on my canning list. This weekend. despite my difficulties with the splint, I had to make some more for our pantry. Mr. M was my able bodied helper, so we tripled the recipe, starting with three dried ounces of chilies. To make things a little easier, I also started with large number ten cans of crushed organic tomatoes. This was Mr. M’s first foray into canning and he was a great help! The result was 17 half pint and four pint jars. What a treasure trove!

As I have mentioned about the variability of the hotness of chiles, this time the salsa is Muy Picante. We will be using this one judiciously. I do have a recommendation for you though if you have a really picante salsa. I combine it with a portion of mayonnaise and plain non-fat yogurt. I use equal amounts of mayonnaise and yogurt, then I add salsa to taste. It is delicious over our favorite fish tacos, in sandwiches, and even as a salad dressing!  Try it and eat it! Here is my original post:

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If you have been reading my blog for a time, you will know that we shop at the “Swami”, or local farmers’ market, on Sundays. This week I was overjoyed to discover beautiful Roma tomatoes and fresh tomatillos for only six pesos for a kilo (that’s about 2.2 pounds for Americans). That works out to less than 25 cent s a pound (US). The price was so low that Read the rest of this entry »