Years ago, I found a variation of this recipe in a newspaper, accompanied by the claim that John Wayne himself had prepared it. It’s hard to picture John Wayne wielding a whisk, but my kids dubbed the dish “Cowboy Cheese” anyway. You’ll end up with three spare egg yolks—use them up by making ice cream or a lime curd for dessert.
|1||pound||medium cheddar cheese|
|1||pound||Monterey Jack cheese|
|8||ounces||roasted green chilies, diced*|
|1/2||teaspoon||freshly ground pepper|
|* Use butter or vegetable shortening such as Crisco—Do not use margarine.|