Some Like it Hot

It’s come to my attention that I’ve been slacking in the kitchen department lately. Mostly this news comes from my stomach, which is demanding attention more and more frequently these days. Yes, I hear you now shut up. GEEZ.

While Andy’s in the throes (tee hee hee that sounds sexual…or maybe just to me?) of auditing busy season, I generally don’t want to cook a lot of food just for little ol’ me. This is mostly because my self control is zero and will scarf down every last bit of every last dish. My diet is going great, thanks for asking.

So this weekend Andy had a much-needed weekend off from work and I decreed that he would do little else besides eat, sleep and relax in front of the TV.

And more selfishly, I got to bust out my pots and pans and start burning the kitchen down again. Hooray! Last night while I was burning grilling tilapia for fish tacos and munching on tortilla chips and delicious fresh salsa, I realized I’m not being completely fair to you. What kind of person would I be if I horded my tasty, no-fail salsa recipe and refused to share the spicy deliciousness with you??

So pour a glass of PG and gather ‘round, friends. It’s salsa-makin’ time.

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The Usual Suspects
Two cans of diced tomatoes with green chiles
One can of diced tomatoes with habañeros (my cans are different because I know which grocery stores sell which for the cheapest and apparently that’s what my life has come to)
Two jalapeños, halved (you can take the seeds out if you want less spice, but this is Texas and I like it caliente)
One small white onion, quartered
One bunch fresh cilantro
Garlic salt, cumin and cayenne pepper to taste (I don’t exactly measure, but it’s probably somewhere around a tablespoon, teaspoon and ½ teaspoon of each, respectively)

Oh, and minced garlic. You need that too. I just suck at being a food blogger and forgot to include it in my fancy iPhone picture. Toss in enough to make your husband wrinkle his nose and go “really? garlic? again?” He totally loves it when I cook for him.

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Now comes the hard part. Stay with me guys, you can do it. THROW EVERYTHING IN A BLENDER OR FOOD PROCESSOR AND BLEND TO YOUR DESIRED CONSISTENCY.

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Drink it with a straw serve it with tortilla chips and thank me later.

Happy Monday, friends!

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