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Danny Trejo has been known for his knife skills in his movies and now he's showcasing his knife skills in the kitchen. The actor/restaurant owner just released his latest cookbook Trejo's Cantina Cocktails, Snacks & Amazing Non-Alcoholic Drinks from the Heart of Hollywood, which is an opportunity for all of us to learn about some delicious recipes.
The From Dusk Till Dawn star said, "The kitchen has always been a place that brought my family together. As my kids grew up, we cooked and spent time together over making a mix of different quesadillas. I like to think my restaurants feel the same way, like I'm inviting guests into my home kitchen for a time well spent with family and friends."
Channel Danny Trejo in your own kitchen with these cooking must-haves, including one essential tool inspired by his films.
Trejo's Cantina: Cocktails, Snacks & Amazing Non-Alcoholic Drinks from the Heart of Hollywood by Danny Trejo
"I like to keep my recipes nearby in the form of my cookbooks, and my second book Trejo's Cantina Cocktails, Snacks & Amazing Non-Alcoholic Drinks from the Heart of Hollywood was recently released!
E!: What's one kitchen essential you should always buy on sale?
DT: Cast iron.
E!: What are your go-to snacks that you always have on hand?
DT: I always fill my fridge with healthy snacks, in particular, apples which is why you'll find a few apple recipes in my new cookbook.
Danny Trejo's Kitchen Must-Haves
Tea Tree Therapy Mint Toothpicks 100 Ct (Pack of 1)
"I chew on toothpicks all the time. I've always got them around. I don't like the wood taste, so I buy the mint-flavored ones. It's like chewing gum. It keeps your breath nice. And it keeps your teeth healthy. If you take care of your teeth, they'll take care of you."
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