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Luby's Cafeteria Tampico Steak

From: Laurie  
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2016 12:19 AM
Subject: Tampico steak

Hi, my name is Laurie. I worked for Luby's in Waco, when I was still in high school in 1979. 
I used to eat something called Tampico Steak on the Luann platter. After many years had passed, 
I went into a Luby's in Temple, but no one working there remembered that dish. I'm looking for 
Luby's recipe.

Thank you,

Hello Laurie,

Sorry, I cannot find any mention of Lubyís tampico steak or steak tampico. There are recipes on the web for tampico steak and steak tampico and chicken tampico, but the sauce recipes are not consistent and none mention any connection to Lubyís.

I do have a recipe for Lubyís Chicken Enchiladas With Tampico Sauce. You might try the tampico sauce part of that recipe. See: 02-03-2014

Iíll post this on my site for reader input.


Chocolate Baiser Cake

-----Original Message----- 
From: Rebecca
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2016 4:12 PM
Subject: Chocolat baiser cake


In the 1970s, when Bloomingdale's in NYC had its own bakery, they used to 
have a cake called "Chocolat baiser". It had chocolate and coffee or mocha 
and crunchy (cookie, wafer or meringue) layers and light chocolate frosting. 
Have you ever found a recipe for it?


Hello Rebecca,

Sorry, I had no success with this. "Chocolat Baiser" means "chocolate kiss" in French. While there are some recipes on the web for "chocolat baiser" (not in English) and many for "chocolate kiss cake", I could not find any that mentioned Bloomingdale's.

I'll post this for reader input.


Van de Kamp's Molasses Cookies

From: Amber 
Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2016 7:26 PM
Subject: Would like to find Van de Kamps molasses cookies. Do you know where I could find them?

Hello Amber,

Sorry, I had no success finding that recipe. You might try these as being similar:

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

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