Cheese Panela

There is a restaurant in Dallas, Texas, called Javier’s, that specializes in gourmet Mexicano cuisine. No nachos at this restaurant. I discovered Javier’s in 1979, after moving to Dallas for my first job. Since marrying 36 years ago, we go Javier’s whenever we’re in Dallas, which can be quite often. It’s that good. I just

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Chili

I didn’t have chili, or even hear about it, until I was in my early twenties, after moving to Texas. In “Big D,” it wasn’t long before I was initiated. There still exists a well-known restaurant that specializes in chili, too, called Tolbert’s, that co-workers took me to for my chili introduction. (I thought their

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Blogger Visit

On March 1st, just a few weeks ago, I drove to Dallas, Texas, for a special occasion. My Dutch blogger friend Stefan, from Stefan Gourmet, was visiting our mutual blogger friend Richard, from REM Cooks. For me, it was barely 24 hours, but it’s a visit I will never forget. Of course, there was fabulous

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Cajeta Crêpes

I’ve only had cajeta crêpes at one restaurant, and that restaurant is Javier’s, in Dallas, Texas. They’re so good we keep ordering them when we’re lucky enough to go there, even when we’ve overeaten after appetizers and dinner. And we’re not even dessert people! They’re very simply prepared and served – crêpes folded in quarters,

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