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Jalapeño Poppers With Smoked Pimento Cheese and Country Ham (Gluten-Free Friendly)

Jalapeño Poppers With Smoked Pimento Cheese and Country Ham

A staple of many a tailgating gathering, jalapeño poppers are pretty much as ubiquitous as queso this time of year. A bad thing? Not in the least. These bites are sure to shake up the usual equation, injecting some irresistible Southern flair into your festivities in practically no time at all.

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Pickled Jalapeños

Pickled Jalapeños

These pickled jalapeños are an easy little D.I.Y. project for you to tackle, no canning skills required! Be warned, though, you might be ruined after trying these, they are so much tastier than anything you can buy at the market with the perfect amount of crunch and fantastic balance of sweet-sour flavors — plus a delightful touch of citrus from the coriander seed. I love having a jar of these quick, spicy pickles in my fridge to give a little extra oomph to a platter of nachos, or even as a snack on their own!

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Al Pastor Tacos

Al Pastor Tacos

If you love Mexican food and find yourself in Sausalito, you must check out Copita Tequilaria y Comida. They serve very fresh, seasonally-inspired menu that also happens to be totally gluten-free (to be sure, check the bottom right of the menu for the magic words “Today’s menu is gluten-free” or ask your server). My first visit, I fell hard for their pork al pastor tacos with spit-roasted pineapple and they’ve been on my mind ever since. Happily, these healthy, flavorful tacos are incredibly easy to re-create at home!

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