To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Times Square and the Coca-Cola bottler in New York, in July 2004 The Coca-Cola Company introduced its latest spectacular in New York's famous crossroads.


Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)

Born in New York City, Norman Rockwell decided early to become an artist and trained at the New York School of Art, the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League.

Between 1928 and 1935, Rockwell painted six different illustrations that were used in Coca-Cola calendars, serving trays, posters and in one Saturday Evening Post ad.


Makes 6-8 servings

5 ancho chiles, rinsed, stems, seeds and ribs removed
1 1/2 cups water to cover chilies
1 tablespoon vegatable oil
3 1/2 cups diced white onion, diced small
3 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed
2 jalapeño peppers, medium, seeds and ribs removed, minced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
3/4 pound ground beef, lean
3/4 pound ground pork, lean
1 cup canned whole tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 1/2 cups Coca-Cola®


2 large T-Bone steaks (or other select cut suitable for barbequing)

2 cans Coca-Cola with Lime™
6 cloves fresh minced garlic
3 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
2 teaspoons seasoning salt or steak seasoning
Fresh ground black pepper


Makes 8 servings
1 2/3 cups Diet Coke®
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/4 pounds chicken breast meat, skinless, trimmed of fat, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 cups onion, diced into 1/2-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups green bell pepper, diced into 1/2-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups red bell pepper, diced into 1/2-inch cubes
2 jalapeños, seeded, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground

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