Review: Torchy’s, Rudy’s and TacoDeli

Tweetreview: Pretentious meets bad customer service meets… who cares. You can do better in Austin!I’ve eaten here. A few times, in time for the morning rush and between breakfast and lunch. I’m a bit… geezer… as my kids put it, so I’ve got arms way too short for some menus. Torchy’s included, it turns out. […]

Shitake Navy Split Pea Crock Pot Stew

Backstory Can’t beat the simplicity of crock pots and simple, healthy foods. Just about fat-free, great, complementary protein dish. Ingredients 1lb navy beans (7C full beans) 1C split Peas, 1 cup 3.5C (1-28oz can) Diced Tomatoes in Tomato Juice OR equivalent of 4 beef tomatoes 1.5oz. Dried Shitake Mushrooms 12 (30g) Chinese Dried Red Chili […]

Cocoa Venison (or Tofu) Lentil Rice Chili

Backstory Cocoa adds an interesting flavor to the mix. Add habanero, serrano, or other peppers as you see fit. All you need with this amazing complete protein is a little salad! Ingredients Protein 2lb Venison (substitute 1.5lb seitan or 2lb. extra firm tofu) 1 medium onion, chopped 12 cloves (~1 bulb) Garlic 2T ground cumin […]