Monthly Archives: September 2013

Calabacita con Puerco

Can it be that I have never, ever done a blog post on Calabacita con Puerco?  How can that be?  It was easily the top-requested dish for pot-luck events and staff birthdays when I was still working.  New employees to the … Continue reading

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Tres Salsas

  I love Mexican food–you may have figured that out–and my favorite part of the meal is the chips and salsa.  Here in Texas, when we go to a Tex-Mex establishment, whether it is a hole in the wall dive … Continue reading

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Russian Vegetable Pie

Back in 1973 or so, when I took my first cooking class (Vegetarian Gourmet cooking), I was just starting to go beyond the meat-and-potatoes and pedestrian vegetables of my youth and to strike out into uncharted territory.  I seem to … Continue reading

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Enchiladas and Rice

Growing up in San Antonio, Texas, arguably the Tex-Mex Capital of the World, I have been eating enchiladas since before I could say the word.  Every Friday night, my parents would load us in the car and drive a few … Continue reading

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