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Rick Bayless: Mexican Essentials

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Rick Bayless, the award-winning chef and ultimate authority on Mexican cuisine, shares 35 essential recipes and 40 instructional videos that make it easy to cook authentic Mexican food at home. For a limited time only, you can download Rick Bayless Mexican Essentials for just $2.99—nearly half off the regular price of $4.99.

This app includes
•35 essential Mexican recipes that Rick considers the foundation of his cooking
•40 instructional videos that reveal ingenious tricks and techniques
•35 beautiful, mouthwatering pictures of the recipes
•A list of 32 key ingredients, all with identification photos and advice on how to buy, use, and store them
•Rick's original audio recordings explaining more about each key ingredient
•A shopping list aggregator to help you keep track of multiple ingredient lists at once
•Social media sharing buttons
•Search tools, so you can sort by names, terms, slang, recipes, or region
•A toggle button to switch between U.S. and Metric measurements

Mexican Essentials makes it easy to cook Rick Bayless’s core Mexican food. Plan and shop for meals on the go, so you can devise a delicious menu at any time. And once you’re in your kitchen, Bayless guides you through every step, illustrating clever techniques with more than two hours of video instruction (including the easiest chile-roasting strategy ever) and providing detailed information on lesser-known Mexican ingredients (ever wonder what, exactly, epazote is? Here you go.).

Whether you’re making Potato-Chorizo Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa for the family, a bowl of Classic Guacamole to share with friends over margaritas, or Tomato-Braised Whole Fish to wow the crowd at your next dinner party, Rick Bayless Mexican Essentials has the recipe for you—and the expert instruction to guarantee your dish will be a smashing success.

Classic Guacamole
Melty Cheese with Roasted Chiles
Classic Ceviche
Tortilla Soup
Potato-Chorizo Tacos with Tomatilla Salsa
Smoky Pork Tinga for Tacos
Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos with Chipotle Salsa
Mexican Fried Beans
Corn Tortillas
Classic Vanilla Flan

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Customer Reviews

¡Lo mejor de la cocina Mexicana!

This app off the bat is super appealing. Beyond the fact that it's from Rick Bayless, it's super easy to navigate an features very accessible recipes. I can't wait to use it onsite in the market, as an on the spot solution for what to do for dinner!

Need more recipes....

This is a good app if you like his TV shows and have read his cooking books. I'm not happy with the limited number of recipes/videos. I paid money for this app..... I expect more options.

More Recipes, please!

I completely love Rick, his food, show, restaurants, etc. But this app should have more. If you've been to his website, you'll see everything this app is missing.

Update this with all that's included on the website and I'll update this review with 5 stars.

Rick Bayless: Mexican Essentials
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Food & Drink
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 412 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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