Edible Eggs: A Strawberry Omelet

Fruth Farm EggsEdible 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 procure some of the loveliest local eggs Dallas has to offer. The eggs in the photo above are from Fruth Farms. Conveniently, they sell eggs at the White Rock Local Market. Sarah Perry of WRLM was kind enough to put me in touch and I sent Taylor Ozarow, the son of my esteemed friend Meaders, who along with her husband Robert own Empire Baking Company…my go-to bread bakery, to grab a few dozen for me…as I was on the run elsewhere. A great young man, Taylor. His egg run yielded 48 of the prettiest earth and jewel tone eggs with which I’ve ever gotten to play, and they were of all manner of sizes, too. When you generally have access to store bought white eggs or even brown eggs, it is a joy to play with an assortment of eggs such as these from Fruth Farms. One must be careful, though, when baking with eggs of varying sizes and keep a scale handy. Some of these eggs weighed in at a whopping 4 ounces, whereas an average “large” egg, the size most often used in recipes is 2 ounces. In scrambled eggs this doesn’t matter, but in baking, it most assuredly does.

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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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Almond Coconut Shortbread Cookies

Almond and Coconut Shortbread Cookies

I almost named these “funeral cookies.” But that is a hard sell, really. I was in a strange mood when these were created and as I sat in my kitchen with a cup of coffee and a stack of these (quickly disappearing) cookies, I thought to myself, “Gosh, these would be perfect cookies for one… 

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Cubano Assembly

The Cuban Sandwich

It is no secret that I love a good sandwich. I think they are the most personal of foods. It is what we make for ourselves alone, and that we prepare in just the way that suits us. Casseroles are full of compromises…somebody doesn’t like cilantro (me), somebody doesn’t like onions, somebody doesn’t like black… 

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