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Cornbread: A Texas Mexican Recipe

Cornbread: A Texas Mexican Recipe

Cornbread is among my formative childhood memories.  Amá made it especially for family celebrations, and to make cornbread dressing with pecans and raisins.  Corn arrived in Texas around 900 AD, and it was the Caddo civilization in East Texas that cultivated and developed the grain […]

Crockpot Carne Guisada – Guacamole Salsa

Crockpot Carne Guisada – Guacamole Salsa

You can make crockpot carne guisada at night or in the morning.  In the morning I place all the ingredients in a crockpot, low heat. When it’s ready at suppertime I make a quick, fresh salsa that has bits of avocado, giving this taco a […]

First Public Reading of “Truly Texas Mexican”

First Public Reading of “Truly Texas Mexican”

Preceding the release of the book, I was invited to read sections from history, archaeology and recipes. Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes Mi Tierra Mexican Restaurant, Founded in 1941 November 14, 2013 6-9 PM 50 scholars, artists, chefs and activists. San […]

Peach Tart

Peach Tart

The rustic French peach tart is belovedly famous world-wide.  Add Native American peaches and, once again, a beautiful marriage: French pastry genius with delectable indigenous flavor. Whoa,  I hear you saying, peaches are from Europe! Here’s where I’m happy to enjoy this peach tart with […]