It is official. Foodways Texas events are not, in fact, conferences on the studies of food, culture, history, gender, politics and agriculture or practical laboratories on culturally steeped cooking. Well, actually the events are both of these things. But in a greater sense, they have taken on the air of a …click to continue 2013 Foodways Texas Symposium
Christmas is the perfect time to share your cooking with your friends. And you don’t even need to turn on your oven. Texas is a lucky state when it comes to food writing and recipe development. As a state, we have a collision of cultures. That sounds explosive, doesn’t it? But when considered in terms …click to continue Cookbook Christmas: Texas Tomes
You may not be aware of this, but Aggies tell the very best Aggie jokes. They have truly heard them all and in the time honored tradition of folks with an abundance of well earned confidence, self deprecating humor runs amok. I like it.
I spent the weekend with plenty of men and women …click to continue Foodways Texas BBQ Camp
Simple vegetable side dishes rarely knock my socks off. I love vegetables, but the passionate exclamations are usually reserved for things topped with melted cheese. This, however, is one of those really great finds that is simple, healthful, beautiful, easy, uses fresh herbs, and tastes lovely. And, there is really nothing to it.
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I just returned from Galveston, Texas, where I attended the Foodways Texas Gulf Coast Gathering.
In a very Alice in Wonderland moment, I found myself at a breakfast table in the restaurant of the Hotel Galvez on the last morning, drinking a bracing and necessary cup of coffee with the royalty of the …click to continue Foodways Texas Gulf Coast Gathering