Archive for October, 2007

Bargain tea this morning

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Imagine my surprise when I discovered a box of loose tea on the shelves among the many boxes of tea bags being offered. Even more surprising was that it was Lipton. Normally, when I find loose tea it is Twinnig’s tea. I am talking about regular supermarket shopping, mind you. This was at Wal-Mart, which […]

Castano Stew

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Castano was the street where this dish was born.  I was looking for a healthier dish for my friend Jim.  The call was for low carbs, low fat and low cholesterol.  Since then, Jim has developed a distaste for one of the power powders used here – cumin. The hardest part about this dish is […]

Old Army Chili Recipe

Friday, October 26th, 2007

I was rummaging around the the library at the Institute of Texan Cultures and found this item from the 8 March 1981 edition of the San Antonio Express News. Columnist Maury Maverick was reviewing The Great American Chili Book by Bill Bridges – Rawson Wade Publishers, Inc. (out of print). This is a recipe from […]

Cafe etiquette

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

You see this guy? He thinks he’s special.

Sunset Ridge Corn & Bean Salad
with chili dressing

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

This goes great with a barbeque. However, treatment you can just serve yourself up a big helping and it makes a fine light meal or snack. For the salad: 1.5 cups whole-kernel corn 1 can red beans 1 can black beans 1 can pinto beans 1 can garbanzo beans 1 bunch green onions, medical chopped […]

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