Last week in Wichita Falls, I had a ton of help from Sera Daugherty and Stacie Curd, who operate a catering company called Bistro Express. I realized sometime during the preparation for the speaking engagement for the Wichita Falls Symphony League that I could not, in fact, speak to …click to continue Jalapeno Chicken Salad Wraps with Spicy Pecans
I have been going around in circles about BBQ sauce for some time now. I like BBQ sauce.
There is a credible group of enthusiasts who make the argument that good meat needs no BBQ sauce. They are right. But I would say that very few meats make it to the level of transcendentalism …click to continue Basic BBQ Sauce
The new Fall 2012 Edible Dallas & Fort Worth is out now in the Dallas & Fort Worth areas. It is a a great issue and I’m honored to say that I have some great things in this issue. There are some tried and true favorite recipes that …click to continue Sweet Potato Gratin and Edible Dallas & Fort Worth
How strange it is that often the simplest things escape our notice as delights we could be making and personalizing at home. It honestly never occurred to me until recently that I could make mustard. Yet we constantly bang our heads relentlessly against the wall trying to perfect towering cakes and extremely complex recipes. …click to continue Homemade Whole Grain Mustard
This is the time of the year when my thoughts turn to the holiday table. I start day-dreaming about spiced snacks, sweets, and dressings. Gravy, mashed sweet potato casseroles…you get my drift. Of course, when I start like this, and test and practice, then by the time the actual meal comes around I am …click to continue Holiday Spiced Pecans