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Tagged With: Tex Mex

A Rosa By Any Other Name…motherhood and comfort food

This is a departure from my usual restaurant-centric posts. Today I’m writing about labels. And not food labels.  Just…labels.  We all use them. Our lives are defined by description: poor, rich, Republican, Democrat, married, single, Anglo, Latino. Single mom, mom and wife, frazzled mom, Tiger Mom.  What if you don’t look like who you are? … Continue reading »

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Yes, you can make authentic tasting barbacoa in the crockpot!

This post originally appeared in my personal blog, but I get enough requests for it that I decided to post it here, too.  I love barbacoa.  It reminds me of when we’d go see my Grandpa in San Antonio.  On weekends, he’d buy a pound of barbacoa and corn tortillas for us to eat after … Continue reading »

Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Comfort Food, Dinner, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Meat, Tex Mex | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Yes, you can make authentic tasting barbacoa in the crockpot!

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