Steve Dowell

Old World German Sauerbraten


Start Play Many years ago, my supervisor took vacation to travel back to her point of origin, “der Vaterland”, to visit her “volks”. When she returned, she presented me with this family recipe. Advertisements

NEW HOME! Check it out!

NEW HOME! Check it out!


Fusion Culinaire now has a new home, a self-hosted version which can be found at http://fusionculinaire.com http://food.stephendowell.com. The WordPress.com site will be kept public, for a while at least, but will eventually be re-directed to the new location. All new posts will be at the new domain. Hope to see you there! Steve D.

Chef John Folse “A Taste of Louisiana”

Chef John Folse “A Taste of Louisiana”


John Folse is another cajun with a TV cooking show. Chef Folse arrived on the TV cooking scene a little later than Justin Wilson, the “Cookin’ Cajun”, but was just as inspirational. Folse shows a more professional demeanor, more along the lines of legendary Chef Paul Prudhomme, the creator of “Blackened Redfish” (discovered by accident).

Justin Wilson “Cookin’ Cajun”

Justin Wilson “Cookin’ Cajun”


When I moved to Texas in the early 1980s, Justin Wilson was popular in the region. With his new cooking program on PBS, his popularity was spreading nationwide.

Now that’s a burger (at Lomito’s)

Now that’s a burger (at Lomito’s)


Originally posted on Matt on Not-WordPress:

Reminds me of the Judge Roy Bean’s challenge in Dallas years ago.

Pecan Pie, Texas Style

Pecan Pie, Texas Style


As I noticed a large bag of plain pecans in the cupboard, I got the idea to make a pie with them. Here’s how I did it!

Stevarino’s Crock Pot Roast

Stevarino’s Crock Pot Roast


I threw this together years ago when I was moving and had to clean out the fridge and freezer. It served a dual purpose project in that I was able to coax some friends into help pack and move with the aid of the aroma given off by this “pot luck” conglomeration.