These almonds are easy to make for a get-together – serve them warm.
Similar to sopes or huaraches, memelas are grilled thin masa cakes topped with beans, salsa, cabbage, guacamole and cheese. The toppings vary from recipe to recipe and its a good recipe to improvise using your favorites or whatever you have on hand. You can make the little masa cakes ahead of time and reheat them when you're ready to serve them.
Pecans, pine nuts, pepitas, and pistachios toasted and flavored with chipotle powder and sea salt. Recipe by Sunset Magazine. This is similar to an unground version of Chilatas.
Chilaca chiles are mild dark green chiles. In this recipe the chiles are charred then torn into thin strips and blended with the rest of the ingredients and left to sit for 30 minutes. Cream and cheese is added to the chiles. This can be eaten as snack or as a side dish to chicken or fish. No cooking required!