• Glenn Wilson
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    Mexpatriate Steve: I have a favorite drink in Mexico. The Snappy Steve.

    While I was in the Air Force in the 1970s, I developed a taste for Ortega's Snap-E Tom, a highly-chilied tomato drink. It was a great way to kick start the morning.

    But, like many foods of my twenties, it simply disappeared. If I remember correctly, it was bought out by Del Monte foods. A tomato drink under that name is still marketed, but it is a pale imitation of the fire-in-a-can I knew during the 1970s.

    So, I have improvised. And Mexico gave me a head start. ...

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