Salt & Pepper Beef Tenderloin

The Winter issue of Edible Dallas & Fort Worth recently became available. I have a few favorite things in this issue. Most notably, I wrote a feature article about Foodways Texas, and I got to take photographs of my friend …click to continue Salt & Pepper Beef Tenderloin

Pralines with Sea Salt and Toasted Coconut

Pralines are an iconic treat, and depending on from where you hail, there are certainly people very passionate about the pronunciation and the exact attributes of the sugary lump. But, all of the ballyhoo aside, they are simply a wonderful thing to make and an even better thing to eat.

I usually try not …click to continue Pralines with Sea Salt and Toasted Coconut

Dallas & Texas Holiday Food Gift Ideas

I’m was slated to give a talk today for a Dallas garden club about locally inspired holiday gifts for food enthusiasts, so I thought I might as well give it to my PIE friends, too. My thinking is this…Dallas, Fort Worth, and Texas generally, are just brimming with interesting people, food entrepreneurs, artists, …click to continue Dallas & Texas Holiday Food Gift Ideas

Cornbread Dressing with Sausage and Pecans

cornbread dressing for Thanksgiving

Talk about a tectonic shift. I have never made cornbread dressing for Thanksgiving. Then, all of a sudden, it was essential to me to make cornbread dressing. Perhaps it was nostalgia. Someone would bring cornbread dressing to my Grandma’s Thanksgiving, and I was always standing there with a crappy look on my face, like …click to continue Cornbread Dressing with Sausage and Pecans

Cookbook Christmas: Texas Tomes

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

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