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Baja California Norte

Chef Pati Jinich introduces authentic Mexican flavors, colors and textures into American kitchens.

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  • Baja California Norte

    Baja California is a Mexican state on the Baja California Peninsula, bordering the U.S. state of California. The landscape spans mountains and beaches on the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of California.

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  • Campeche

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  • Mexico City

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  • Yucatan

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  • Baja California Sur

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  • Michoacan

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  • Sinola

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  • Sonora

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  • Oaxaca

    The state is best known for its indigenous peoples and cultures. The most numerous and best known are the Zapotecs and the Mixtecs, but there are sixteen that are officially recognized. These cultures have survived better than most others in México due to the state's rugged and isolating terrain.

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  • Sonora

    Sonora is located in northwest Mexico. The second largest state, it is sparsely populated. Mountainous and arid, the region is sunny almost year–round and has little rainfall.

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Chorizo Stuffed Pork Roast

TV Show Aug 25

Chorizo Stuffed Pork Roast with Three Chiles Adobo

Chorizo Stuffed Pork Roast with Three Chiles Adobo Chorizo Stuffed Pork Roast with Three Chiles Adobo from Pati's Mexican Table,…

Governor Shrimp Tacos

Recipes

Governor Shrimp Tacos

Governor Shrimp Tacos Governor Shrimp Tacos recipe from Pati's Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 1 "Tijuana’s Culinary Revolution"  4 tablespoons…

Tortas Ahogadas

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Tortas Ahogadas

Tortas Ahogadas Tortas Ahogadas, or drowned tortas, recipe from Pati's Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 2 "Tijuana: Stories from the…

Border Pintos

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Border Pintos

Border Pintos Border Pintos from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 7,  Episode 4 "Baja Breakfast" 1 pound pinto beans (rinsed)1/2 white…

Dance with your Wife Guajillo Migas

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Dance with your Wife Guajillo Migas

Dance with your Wife Guajillo Migas Dance with your Wife Guajillo Migas recipe from Pati's Mexican Table Season 7, Episode…

Bananas and Raspberries in Lime Syrup

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Bananas and Raspberries in Lime Syrup

Bananas and Raspberries in Lime Syrup Bananas and Raspberries in Lime Syrup from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 4 "Baja…

Arugula Avocado Salad with Date and Walnut Vinaigrette

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Arugula Avocado Salad with Date and Walnut Vinaigrette

Arugula Avocado Salad with Date and Walnut Vinaigrette Arugula Avocado Salad with Date and Walnut Vinaigrette from Pati's Mexican Table,…

brown sugar carnitas

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Brown Sugar Carnitas

Brown Sugar Carnitas Brown Sugar Carnitas from Pati's Mexican Table, Season 7, Episode 2 "Tijuana: Stories from the Border" 1 cup…

Garlic and Cumin Rubbed Chicken

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Garlic and Cumin Rubbed Chicken

Garlic and Cumin Rubbed Chicken Garlic and Cumin Rubbed Chicken from Pati's Mexican Table, Season 7, Episode 5 "Mexican Wine Country"…

Mango Lime Tart

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Mango Lime Tart

Mango Lime Tart Mango Lime Tart from Pati's Mexican Table, Season 7, Episode 5 "Mexican Wine Country" 6 ounces Maria Cookies…

Cali-Baja Fish Tacos

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Cali-Baja Fish Tacos

Cali-Baja Fish Tacos Cali-Baja Fish Tacos recipe from Pati's Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 3 "Ensenada's Epic Seafood" 2 egg…

Creamy Green Slaw

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Creamy Green Slaw

Creamy Green Slaw Creamy Green Slaw from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 3 "Ensenada’s Epic Seafood" 1/4 cup Mexican style…

Huachinango Frito con Jamaica, Epazote y Oregano

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Whole Fried Snapper with Hibiscus, Epazote and Oregano

Whole Fried Snapper with Hibiscus, Epazote and Oregano Whole Fried Snapper with Hibiscus, Epazote and Oregano from Pati's Mexican Table,…

Jalapeño Garlic Crispy Potatoes

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Jalapeño Garlic Crispy Potatoes

Jalapeño Garlic Crispy Potatoes Jalapeño Garlic Crispy Potatoes from Pati's Mexican Table, Season 7, Episode 8 "Road Trippin’ with Javier Plascencia"…

Tomato and Avocado Salad with Queso Fresco

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Tomato and Avocado Salad with Queso Fresco

Tomato and Avocado Salad with Queso Fresco Tomato and Avocado Salad with Queso Fresco from Pati's Mexican Table, Season 7, Episode 8…

Flour Tortillas

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Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas Flour Tortillas from Pati’s Mexican Table Season 7, Episode 3 "Ensenada’s Epic Seafood" 1 pound all-purpose flour or about…