Corn Pudding

Corn PuddingWhen a recipe involves cornmeal, things get personal. I read a comment string on a cornbread recipe yesterday where regional interests were lobbing verbal grenades about “real” this and that and the “right” way and the “wrong” way and, funnily, everyone had a different perspective on what the “real” and “right” way is. Cornmeal strikes at home cooking chords like nothing else. I always feel like I’m treading on hallowed ground and tinkering with emotions when I cook with corn or cornmeal.

Yet, I set about this recipe with little guidance and zero allegiance to tradition. I apologize from the outset.

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Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding

When a recipe involves cornmeal, things get personal. I read a comment string on a cornbread recipe yesterday where regional interests were lobbing verbal grenades about “real” this and that and the “right” way and the “wrong” way and, funnily, everyone had a different perspective on what the “real” and “right” way is. Cornmeal strikes… 

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Bluebonnets in Texas

Bluebonnets in Clay County

Just because I’m not writing about it doesn’t mean I’m not cooking. I’m cooking. I’ve simply been cooking to feed, not necessarily to create. Sometimes, when you’ve put 300 some odd recipes out in the ether, you need to sit back and enjoy them. So I’ve been doing what you have hopefully been doing now… 

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Fruth Farm Eggs

Edible Eggs: A Strawberry Omelet

Edible Dallas & Fort Worth gave me free reign to do egg recipes for this issue. I ran with it. I love eggs. I love them scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, poached, deviled and just about any other way you can think of to make them. But doing recipes for Edible also meant that I got to… 

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Angel Biscuits

Angel Biscuits

There are a million recipes for Angel Biscuits. They’ve probably been around since baking powder was invented. I have a wonderful handwritten recipe from the grandmother of a friend. I’ve seen them in cookbooks forever. There is not a lot of variation. They are what they are…wonderful. There are several things I’ve done over the… 

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Brisket

Camp Brisket 2015

As luck would have it, I recently found myself in the lobby of a hotel in College Station, TX, having secured a coveted seat for Camp Brisket. A few years ago, I went on for several linear feet about the joys of the BBQ Summer Camp put on by Foodways Texas and the Texas A&M… 

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How to Make Vinegar

How to Make Homemade Vinegar

My most recent food adventures, or meditations rather, have been months in the making. Life tends to be crazy at the best of times and often when I am not feeling creative I turn to the tried and true meals, most of which I have already shared with you. But the one new thing I… 

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