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

Traditional Pot Roast

Pot Roast on a Serving Plate

I could write an Ode to Pot Roast. I could tell you every good and bad one that I have made. I could tell you the restaurants and diners that have perfected the art.

Pot Roast is how you feed a crowd something comforting and succulent without spending a fortune. Cooked slowly, ignored really, …click to continue Traditional Pot Roast

Western Burgers

Western Burgers

Western Burgers are a high school cafeteria legend in my hometown of Wichita Falls, Texas. They are a simple and beautiful bit of comfort, consisting of hamburger meat, onion, and seasonings fully wrapped up in a hot, buttery bun. God bless the lunch lady (or man…they always seemed to be ladies back then), I …click to continue Western Burgers

Basic Meatloaf

meatloaf recipe

My mother-in-law and I had a lot of food favorites in common. This is one of her recipes. I like to make her recipes occasionally when I feel like giving the kids a happy memory of her. I can say, “Oh, kids, this is Cinny’s recipe…it is one of my favorite things that she …click to continue Basic Meatloaf

Taco Seasoning

Taco Seasoning 2

Better tasting, cheaper, easy, infinitely customizable, and fun. How can you argue with that? I’ve always wondered what was in the little packets of taco seasoning at the grocery store. The back label gives you some guesses, but you are never really sure. They work. Don’t get me wrong, I have no beef, so …click to continue Taco Seasoning

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