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Bibliography of James W. Peyton

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Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking

by Jim Peyton
 
Synopsis
Just about everyone loves Mexican food, but should you eat it if you want to manage your weight or diabetes? Yes, absolutely! There are literally hundreds of authentic Mexican dishes that are naturally healthy — moderate in calories, fat, and sugar — and completely delectable.more details...
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Vampires of Bustamante

by James Peyton
 
Synopsis
On a college field trip to caverns near the remote Mexican village of Bustamante, the daughter of a U.S. senator is murdered, the blood drained from her body. more details...
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Jim Peyton's The Very Best Of Tex-Mex Cooking: Plus Texas Barbecue

by James W Peyton
 
Synopsis
Jim Peyton’s latest cookbook brings culinary sophistication to American kitchens with a collection of outstanding recipes and the lore surrounding the most popular dishes ordered in Tex-Mex restaurants.  more details...
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Jim Peyton's New Cooking from Old Mexico

by James W Peyton, Michael O'Shaughnessy (Photographer)
 
Synopsis
The book introduces a contemporary and richly varied style of cooking. It begins with a history of Mexican cooking, which is illustrated with familiar and not so familiar traditional recipes.  more details...
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La Cocina de La Frontera: Mexican-American Cooking from the Southwest

by James W Peyton, Andrea Peyton (Illustrator), Michael O'Shaughnessy (Photographer)
 
Synopsis
This book on Mexican-American cooking contains more than two hundred kitchen-tested recipes that explore the regional diversity of the cuisine in New Mexico, California, Arizona, and Texas.  more details...
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El Norte : The Cuisine of Northern Mexicano

by James W Peyton, Andrea Peyton (Illustrator), Michael O'Shaughnessy (Photographer)
 
Synopsis:
The cooking of Northern Mexico got its spark from the ranching culture, in which food was prepared with indigenous ingredients and cooked over a wood fire. Within its pages are the recipes that make up the heart and soul of northern Mexico's cuisine, the basis for much of today's popular southwestern cooking. Photos, many in color.  more details...

Other Publications:
 

Peyton, James (2013). Exploring Brazilian Street Food. Taste, Issue 15

Peyton, James (2009). Food and Drink. In G. Benchwick, J. Hecht, Lonely Planet Puerto Vallarta & Pacific Mexico 3 (pp. 35-42). New York: Lonely Planet

Peyton, James (August 2007). Mexican-Style Steaks. Fine Cooking, 87:44-47

Peyton, James (2006). Food and Drink. In G. Benchwick, J. Hecht, Lonely Planet Puerto Vallarta & Pacific Mexico 2 (pp. 55-62). New York: Lonely Planet.

Peyton, James (2006). Food and Drink. In J. Noble, Lonely Planet Mexico, Volume 10 (pp. 88-102). New York: Lonely Planet.

Peyton, Jim (August 2004). A trio of soft tacos. Fine Cooking, 64:67-71

Peyton, James (August 2001). Barbecuing Northern Mexico Style. Fine Cooking, 46:22-24

Peyton, James (August 2000). Exceptionally Smooth Homemade Ice Cream. Fine Cooking, 40:52-55

Peyton, James (October 1999). Mexico’s Surprising Rice Dishes. Fine Cooking, 35:42-45

Peyton, James (March 1991). State Fare : James Peyton's Enchiladas en Salsa Chipotle. Texas Monthly, 19(3):166

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