Beef Burger Recipes

When you're craving the meatiest, most succulent burgers around, page through this collection of irresistible beefy takes on the great American sandwich. The toppings won't disappoint: We stacked beef burgers with an assortment of final finishes, including fried eggs and tangy shredded pickles.

View Slideshow

How to Make Popcorn Balls

This all-time favorite dessert is offers instant nostalgia (remember Grandma making them?). Bring them into your own kitchen with our incredible easy steps.

View Video

5-Minute Lunch Box Ideas

Lunch, fast. Two words that may mean a drive-through to you, but we have more than a dozen ways to pack your lunch box with a delicious meal in 5 minutes. Noon just got tastier.

View Slideshow

How to Make Kombucha

Kombucha tea is a fermented tea gaining popularity for its health benefits as a functional drink. You can find lots of kombucha tea products in health food stores and on supermarket shelves, but you can make kombucha at home using our kombucha recipe and tips for how to make kombucha, from making the SCOBY to bottling the finished kombucha.

See More

Quotes About Food That Nailed It!

You know those times you need to pause and rewind because a character in a movie or TV show just said something that's speaking directly to you? Food quotes make us do that. Here are some quotes about food that speak the truth.

View Slideshow

How to Mail Cookies

Send your famous cookie recipe to loved ones anywhere! See how to pack cookies so they won't crumble and other tips for how to mail cookies.

View Video

DIY Drink Stations

Our favorite party trend? Creative DIY drink stations that let party-goers play mixologist. We're sharing our favorite beverage stations, including an infused vodka station, a mojito station, and more. Once you set out the listed supplies, you're all ready to party!

View Slideshow
Popular in Food

Chile con Queso

4,100 views
Rate me!
  • Makes: 20 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins to 1 hr

Chile con Queso

Ingredients

Salsa

Directions

  1. Prepare gas or charcoal grill for two-zone fire over low heat (200 degrees F).****
  2. In 10-inch cast-iron skillet place blocks of cheese about 2 inches apart.
  3. Drain then add wood chips to charcoal; cover grill. (For a gas grill, add wood chips according to manufacturer's directions). When smoke appears, place skillet on grate, opposite from coals. Cover and cook 30 to 45 minutes, until cheese is melted in two pools that run together. Do not overcook, which causes cheese to separate.
  4. Meanwhile, for salsa, in large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, jalapeno, and garlic about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened. Add tomatoes and oregano; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes release juices. Remove from heat. Season with salt.
  5. Spoon salsa over melted cheese in skillet. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve immediately with tortilla chips (cheese will firm as it cools).

From the Test Kitchen

*

Sharp cheddar will not melt as nicely as the milder version- your Monterey Jack cheese will begin to separate before the sharp cheddar is melted.

**

Because hot chile peppers, such as jalapenos, contain volatile oils that can burn skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If bare hands touch chile peppers, wash well with soap and water.

***

**Mexican oregano is stronger and less sweet than regular or Mediterranean oregano. Find it in most supermarkets or at penzeys.com.

****

For a charcoal grill, light 12 charcoal briquettes. Mound coals fairly close together; sprinkle wood chips directly on coals. Add coals as heat diminishes.

Nutrition Facts (Chile con Queso)

    Per serving:
  • 226 kcal cal.,
  • 15 g fat
  • (7 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 33 mg chol.,
  • 294 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 1 g sugar,
  • 10 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Comments

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...