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6 creative twists on Latin comfort food

Spices, ingredients and cooking techniques for Latin regional cuisines are widely embraced by U.S. consumers. The culinary exchange works both ways, too. For example, Evandro Caregnato, culinary director at Dallas-based Texas de Brazil restaurants, notes that lamb chops are now among their most popular menu items. “Lamb chops are recent addition to most churrascarias, since this was not a cut of meat that the gauchos would traditionally prepare—it was too fancy and expensive.

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