Author Archives: sbuent

On No Kyauk Swe

Sometimes I’ll just be sitting there, minding my business, when the thought of a food item or recipe will explode, fully formed, in my consciousness.  Does that ever happen to you?  No–just me?  Whatever.  Sometimes it’s a dish I had … Continue reading

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Carne con Chile

I haven’t posted here in a while, I know.  But this dish is worth the wait. Recently my brother (see his blog here, though it’s not usually about food) sent me a text alerting me to check out a recipe … Continue reading

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Orange-Rosemary Glazed Salmon

  I’ve talked before about my love of salmon.  Here, here, and here are some of my other favorite ways to prepare it.  This one is going on the list.  This one is definitely going on the list. I found the recipe … Continue reading

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Avocado

I really like summer food, on the whole, better than winter food.  It can get pretty warm around here in South Texas, so cooking is not always appealing, but if you can throw together a quick salad and it tastes … Continue reading

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Sausage Balls

Do you know Sausage Balls?  I’ve been making them for years and it’s something that I seriously thought everyone in the country knew about.  But from time to time I hear of someone who has never had them, never made … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Tart with Raspberry Sauce

Not really a cheesecake, but cheesecake-like, this amazingly rich and delicious dessert is a real show-stopper.  I like it best the way the original recipe appeared in Bon Appétit a few years back, with an amazing cranberry and port wine … Continue reading

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Pasta Estivi

  From my venerable old 1983 cookbook, Beard on Pasta, by James Beard.  Makes a great summer meal. Here is the recipe in James Beard’s words, with my changes in parentheses.  Not saying that I know better than James Beard, but … Continue reading

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Roasted Lemon and Tomato Salad

I guess if I could only have one flavor, one taste, for the rest of my life, I would choose lemons.  Lemons are as comfortable in sweet dishes as they are in savory dishes. This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Green Salsa–a jalapeño emulsion

    A couple of years ago, I wrote about my three favorite homemade salsas.  Now, thanks to my son Bryan, I’m about to add another to that list. When he still lived in Texas, Bryan became pretty much addicted to … Continue reading

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Mango Cayenne Ice Cream

    I’m all about the ice cream.  If I could live in a relatively healthful manner and just eat ice cream, that would be my idea of heaven. I used to like savory food more than sweet, but as … Continue reading

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