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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Favorite quotes about food, life and living life well.

I love quotes, and use them for motivation, rumination and inspiration.  Here are three of my favorites that I come back to time after time. “A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” ~ Elsa Shiapirelli “I got drunk once at a festival in India, and danced for three days.” ~ Charles H. … Continue reading »

Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Mmmm…carne guisada!

  In the Tex Mex world of cooking, there’s two things that I will judge you on, and that is refried beans and carne guisada.  Everyone makes their carne g slightly different, but if you serve up a flavorless concoction of tough meat rest assured I’ll never eat in your establishment again.  (The same goes … Continue reading »

Categories: Comfort Food, Dinner, Lunch, Tex Mex | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

Ain’t nothing more Texan than a chili & barbecue cookoff

Do you love chili?  I love a great bowl of chili.  I love it simple, just a bowl of tender meat and gravy, and I love it fancied up.  I love highbrow chili with exotic ingredients and I love lowbrow Frito Pie Chili, served in the bag.  It’s all good. I had the pleasure of … Continue reading »

Categories: Barbecue, Beer, Benefit, Chili, Cookoff, Family Friendly, Nonprofit | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment