Red Norlands & other veg: Aug 2016

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Spuds…

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Volunteer tomatoes

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English cucumbers… they produced a lot.. will plant only 2 hills next year,, not 4.

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Winter squash

I planted garlic about 2 weeks ago..  three kinds.. 1 from a neighbor, and Nootka Rose & Roja.. Last night I saw at least 25 shoots coming up.. I need to get some straw to mulch this bed.
And we’ve found the grey Italian zucchini cultivars have a better texture than the all green varieties..

 

Recent food.. Nov 3, 2016

carne machaca
Carne Machaca from Arizona… yum!
spamrizo

Really?

La Fondita

Terry Holzapple and I used to work together in Texas on archaeological projects in the 70s.. We’re both in Oregon, now.. having lonche at La Fondita, close to our house..

 

Seen Yesterday…

taco truck pie chart..

Pie chart…

How about samosa trucks?

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Blast from the Past: Hipp’s Bubble Room.

This place was a few blocks from my old man’s office on McCullough in San Antonio. Great burgers and decor! From the early 60’s? The cast of VIVA MAX ate and drank here a lot.

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Hipp’s menu.

Christmas lights up all year.. and a shelf all around the room  near the ceiling that had an electric train running.

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Albany, Oregon (and there’s a carniceria next door!)

I will need to check this place out…  the carniceria has chorizo seco.

Los Compadres

Taqueria in Albany, Oregon

An essay on Texas and food..

By Irina Alexandra Dumitrescu (noted scholar)

https://irinaalexandradumitrescu.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/dumitrescu-tasting-texas-smaller-pdf.pdf

corn motif

La Milpa, Richmond, VA

The straight skinny on chickenfeet.

Chicken Foot Soup Jan 30, 2010

Chicken Foot Soup Jan 30, 2010

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2009/08/cantonese-chicken-feet-jalapenos-black-bean-sauce-dim-sum-recipe.html