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“Star PBS chef Pati Jinich, whose new cookbook hits bookshelves this month, reveals how to make your kitchen look as gorgeous as what’s on the plate. With its burnt-orange walls, oversize windows and festive Mexican Tlaquepaque-tile accents, PBS chef Pati Jinich’s Chevy Chase, Md., kitchen feels as bright and sunny as its vivacious owner.” To…

NPR Weekend Edition: Burnt Out On Leftovers Ideas? We’ve Got Some

“Mexican chef Pati Jinich shows NPR’s Carrie Kahn how to handle those Christmas dinner turkey leftovers. She shows us how to make a mouthwatering pibil sauce for next-day sandwiches and enchiladas. If your refrigerator is still filled with surplus turkey parts, roast beef drabs or ham pickings, then listen closely. Mexican chef Patti Jinich can…

The Washington Post: How to make the single most important element of a taco, at home

“The first time I worked with fresh masa, I was making tortillas for a Mexican feast that friends and I were preparing for New Year’s Eve. I had bought the dough from Moctec Mexican Products, the Landover company that specializes in transforming dried maize into fresh, fragrant masa. I was smitten on first sniff, even…

The Washington Post: Say adios to eggnog, and embrace Mexican drinks for a feliz navidad

“In the convents around Mexico during the colonial era, the nuns became serious cooks, says Pati Jinich, author of ‘Pati’s Mexican Table’ and host of the PBS series of the same name. The church was a major power, and it was in the kitchens of the convents where traditional Spanish recipes started to take in…