All posts tagged: brisket tacos

December 13, 2016 Weekly Menu

Happy Birthday to an old friend who’s given us many mirth days! Dick Van Dyke will be dancing his way through the house this week. Come join us, we’d love to see you! Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Brisket tacos with charro beans and Spanish rice, house-made hamburgers on jalapeño buns, cabbage and sausage soup, and shrimp quesadillas. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, December 13 Brisket tacos, charro beans, Spanish rice, and fresh salsas. Our overnight brisket chopped and served on lightly fried corn tortillas with charro black beans, lime cilantro slaw, and fresh tomato and tomatillo salsas will help you rethink the traditional taco. Believe it or not, he started at WDSU-TV in New Orleans (NBC Channel 6), before being hired by an old army buddy who was an executive at CBS to be a morning anchor. His newsman for that show: Walter Cronkite. Of course, he quickly moved from anchoring to comedy starring alongside Mary Tyler Moore as Rob and Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Richard Wayne Van Dyke came into …

Me Want Taco! Me Want Taco!

We made it through Election Day 2016, some excited, some disappointed. But, we’re still here, and we still belong to each other as citizens of this great country. Come join us at the table, the Muppets will be here putting on a happy show designed just to make us laugh. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you at week’s end: Brisket tacos with house made salsas and blackened catfish over dirty rice.  What We’re Cooking for You at Week’s End We’ve got some great sides, breads, biscuits, and desserts available for your Thanksgiving table. Give us call and let us help you have a blessed and happy Thanksgiving table. Thursday, November 10 Brisket tacos, charro black beans, cilantro lime slaw, and fresh red and green salsas. Our overnight brisket chopped and served on lightly fried corn tortillas with charro black beans, lime cilantro slaw, and fresh tomato and tomatillo salsas will help you rethink the traditional taco. On this day, way back in 1969, Sesame Street premiered on TV, bring us that wonderful cast of characters like Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Elmo, Big Bird, and …

The Day Chili Saved the Nation — Election Week Menu 2016

Well, it’s here: Election Day 2016. Hear the story of a dog named Chili on election day — he’ll be here for election coverage during the day. Come join us after you vote, we’d love to see you! Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Henry’s chili, chicken and dumplings, brisket tacos with house made salsas, and blackened chicken over dirty rice.  What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, November 8 Henry’s chili with rice and hot water cornbread. Our chili has just about everything, except the kitchen sink — hamburger, sausage, mushrooms (yes, mushrooms), piles of onions, peppers, tomatoes, and lovely spices (even a little beer, but don’t tell anyone). Once there was a reddish Chesapeake Bay retriever named Chili whose owner lived near a voting precinct. Chili watched the voting with great interest, wondering what people were doing in those little booths. One day, during an important election, someone fainted in the booth, seemingly overcome by the enormity of the electoral choice. Chili raced into the booth, pulled the unconscious voter from certain peril, and he licked the …

September 13, 2016 Weekly Menu

“O say can you see…,” Francis Scott Key wrote on September 13, 1814 as Key watched the British bombing Fort McHenry in Maryland. And, as day broke the grip of horrendous night, he saw the flag still flying. Yep. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you as we move into early fall: Fried pork chops with speckled butter beans, brisket tacos with fresh salsas, fettuccine Alfredo with sugar snaps and ham, and shrimp with fried or creamy grits. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, September 13 Fried pork chops, speckled butter beans, and savory-sweet green beans. Blissfully slumbering overnight in a special saucy boudoir of buttermilk and seasonings, these pork chops will ceremoniously swim with their special flour bathing suits in a big pot of hot and lovely grease, and they come served with a fresh speckled butter beans sided by our special savory-sweet green beans. Yes, interestingly enough, amid all the hubbub of gridiron protest during our national anthem of late, we arrive on the day when Francis Scott Key actually penned the famous poem. Originally published in newspapers, the poem …

August 2, 2016 Weekly Menu

Well, way back in 1961 Six Flags over Texas opened, thrilling people with cool roller coasters and great rides. Wouldn’t it be great to have the Superman Ride in your backyard? We think so. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Louisiana red beans and rice, brisket tacos. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, August 2 Special made Louisiana red beans and rice with hot water cornbread and house salad. Our red beans come fully and deeply flavored, cooked in our own house-made smoked ham hock stock that will totally set the week in motion. Artist Raymond Duncan jokes, “A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.” Well, summer’s over, that means troubles have returned home. Come grab some red beans and rice, it’ll cure what ails you — or at least help you with your “troubles.” Wednesday, August 3 Brisket tacos, charro black beans, cilantro lime slaw, and fresh salsa. Our overnight brisket chopped and served on lightly fried corn tortillas with charro black beans, lime cilantro slaw, and fresh salsa will …

June 14, 2016 Weekly Menu

Frank Sinatra sang it so well, “I like New York in June, how about you? I like a Gershwin tune, how about you? I love a fireside when a storm is due; I like potato chips, moonlight, motor trips, how about you?” Well, New York in June felt lovely and wonderful, but we’re glad to return to the house for some good, home-cooked food. Here’s what we’ve got cooking for you this week: Louisiana red beans and rice, brisket tacos, spaghetti and house-made meatballs, and shrimp and grits. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, June 14 Special made Louisiana red beans and rice with hot water cornbread and house salad. Our red beans come fully and deeply flavored, cooked in our own house-made smoked ham hock stock that will totally set the week in motion. Someone once wrote, “Chocolate is made from beans. Coffee is made from beans. Beans are vegetables. Have you had your vegetables today?” Well, human folk have loved beans for millennia, literally. The oldest domesticated beans discovered come from the Guitarerro Cave archaeological site in Peru, dating to …

April 26, 2016 Weekly Menu

Join us this week in celebrating old Willie Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday or the 400th anniversary of his death — both happened in April (just not the same year). “The plate’s the thing wherein we’ll catch” the belly of the king of bards. Here’s what’s cooking for you this week: Louisiana red beans and rice with hot water cornbread, brisket tacos with slow-cooked mayacoba beans, white lasagna with an artichoke and spinach béchamel sauce and chicken, and a shrimptastic po-boy Friday . What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, April 26 Special made Louisiana red beans and rice with hot water cornbread and house salad. We’ll also have available the veggie sides of cabbage and kale or a roasted veggie medley. Our red beans come fully and deeply flavored, cooked in our own house-made smoked ham hock stock, and, on the side, for your dining pleasure, you can chose a side of cabbage and kale or roasted veggies that will totally set the week in motion. Few know Willie Shakespeare suffered through the frustration of a failed country music career. It wasn’t until …

March 15, 2016 Weekly Menu

Well, we’re feeling like Barry Manilow, “I made it through the rain, I kept my world protected, I made it through the rain, and I found myself respected by the others who got rained on too….” Please keep all the folks affected by these flood waters in your thoughts and prayers, lending a helpful, loving hand as you’re able. And, to keep our energies, we’ve gotta eat, so here’s what’s cooking for you this week: chicken and sausage jambalaya, pulled pork sandwiches with apple slaw, brisket tacos with lime cilantro slaw, and blackened catfish on dirty rice. What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, March 15 Chicken and sausage jambalaya. Well, Cajun calling! What’s better than a delicious, hearty mix of chicken, sausage, rice, and tasty goodies? “I’m sick and tired of all this presidential election blather,” complains Superchicken. “What we need is something special, something surprising, something sublime.” Wonder Kid wonders, “What do you have in mind?” “Well, we need a powerful way of refocusing people, so let’s create a campaign called ‘Bach the Vote!’ We’ll …

November 3, 2015 Weekly Menu

Watch out! Towanda’s in town! She’s hopped up on fried green tomatoes, and she’s righting all wrongs. Have a look at what’s cooking in the kitchen for you this week: fried chicken, brisket tacos, grilled chicken bacon ranch sandwich, and fried green tomatoes and shrimp po-boys! What We’re Cooking for You This Week Tuesday, November 3 Fried chicken tenders with smashed potatoes and a greens trio (collards, mustard, and turnip) and a honey buttermilk biscuit. Lovingly bedded overnight in buttermilk and hot sauce, our chicken tenders come fabulously fried in a special flour recipe and served with our white cream gravy signature potatoes. “I love the smell of fried chicken in the morning,” Lt. Colonel Bill Killgore mused as wandered into the kitchen where his wife was cooking. “Smells like…heavenly,” he finished philosophically. Come grab your little piece of heaven and get apocalyptically philosophical with some of our fried chicken. Wednesday, November 4 Brisket tacos served with cilantro lime slaw, charro beans, and fresh salsa. Our overnight brisket chopped and served on lightly fried corn tortillas will help you rethink the traditional taco. How do …