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Unusual Carne Cuisada Find

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Unusual Carne Cuisada Find

Greg Spence | Sep 24, 2001 11:01 AM

I had occasion to be at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin on Friday and I needed something to eat. Against my better judgement, I went to the cafeteria where the breakfast special was carne guisada. It was excellent! A cheap cut of meat simmered in a cumin and chile spiked gravy until the meat was a soft, mouth-filling gelatinous treat. The gravy had terrific balance, with just the right amount of cumin and a mixture of fresh and dried chiles. Truly, a delicious treat in a Chowhound's wasteland.

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