Holiday recipe roundup

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Yep, that gorgeous turkey to your left could be on your table with just a little bit of work (but work well worth it). First of all, if you are using a frozen turkey, you need to have it defrosted the day before cooking. It should sit in the brine overnight for best results. The […]

Test cookout for Big Bend 50 Ultra Race

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

We were pleasantly surprised at how evenly they cooked and how moist they were.

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 […]

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 […]

A taste of the Old World through new techonology

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

Here’s a great way to resurrect this blog! The recipe below for a tortilla is from my good buddy Emi in Spain. Emi and I never have met, but we have been “seeing” each other almost daily over the internet for more than a year, maybe two. We both have weathered storms together. Thankfully, she […]

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