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Easy Tomatillo Avocado Salsa from Fresh Mexico

  There are times when I just crave the tartness of a green salsa. And many of those times, I’m impatient. I want it NOW. I could seek counseling for my inability to deal with  need and want. Or I can pick up a can of tomatillos. I choose the can. Although you can make…

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Avocado Margarita

Curra’s Grill in South Austin is famous for its wonderful Tex-Mex food, all day long. They open at 7AM and go to 10PM. This “local” place makes the Texas Monthly “Best 50” list for Tex-Mex food, quite an accomplishment. And a deserved one. My son, daughter-in-law, and I just had a great breakfast, which they…

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Cobb Salad from Patricia Wells

I am, in a word, a fan of Patricia Wells. I love her cookbooks, packed with ideas that tempt me page by page. I relish her travel books: those Food Lover’s Guides to Paris and to France have given many of us perfect journeys along the timeless streets of cities or the rural byways of…

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Bread & Water + Tomatoes = Gazpacho

“Do you hit your wife during the night?” the man asked me. I hesitated to answer. The question was stark. And, I have always maintained that what happens between me and Suzen in the privacy of our bedroom is, well private. “No, Doctor, he does not,” Suzen answered. “Good,” the doctor responded. “That means you…

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