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choripan with chimichurri

This is a choripán sandwich whose name is a mash-up of the Spanish words for sausage — chorizo — and bread — pan. The choripán has changed little in the centuries that it's been popular in Argentina and Uruguay. That's probably because the concept is so simple. It's a grilled chorizo sausage (could be beef could be pork) slapped on a roll and slathered in spicy chimichurri sauce. The greatness of a  traditional choripán sandwich rests on three simple things: the quality of the bread and the sausage, and of course, the perfect tang in the chimichurri sauce. Though I'll admit I like to serve mine with diced tomatoes, I don't know how traditional that is. Read More

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I started my blog on a whim. I was looking for a creative challenge, which may sound odd because I spent 20 years as an entertainment industry photographer. I’m not talking paparazzi, I don’t have the personality to hide in the bushes! I like fresh takes on the familiar. My recipes are often simple, modern and colorful, with roots in traditional styles. I'm the author of two cookbooks. I’ve been a speaker at IFBC, Food Buzz and Camp Blogaway. I’ve led cooking demonstrations in Panama and Costa Rica and developed recipes for major brands. I’ve traveled to Peru, Mexico, Norway and Alaska to promote culinary and/or vineyard travel tours. I was even featured in Food & Wine Magazine. I also co-host The Table Set on Home Fries podcast network.