May 26, 2016
I hit the jackpot when I met Miss Jane Nickles, the lead wine educator at Le Cordon Bleu in Austin. I asked her for a few tips on wine and food pairing to share on the website, and she provided me with a Master's Class. Well, maybe that's an exaggeration, but not by much!
May 1, 2015
Prickly pear cactus grows as a wildflower across much of North America, and the pears — the lustrous magenta fruits called apples or tunas — too often go to waste (if not consumed by wildlife). But not anymore.
December 5, 2014
It's citrus season, which is a terrific time for making seasonal cocktails. Give the Texas Sipper or the Tito's Sage Grapefruit Splash from Jack Allen's Kitchen a try at your next dinner party or holiday gathering.
October 24, 2014
I think of ginger as a holiday spice. And this ginger beer recipe from Kate Payne, author and canning instructor, will put smiles on the faces of friends and family who gather at your home for the holidays.
October 10, 2014
Fresh fruit juices on their own are tasty, but in the hands of The Tipsy Texan, David Alan, they are sublime, and often fortified with alcohol -- but sometimes not.
August 9, 2013
What do you get when you combine French thyme, savory, fennel, rosemary, marjoram, basil, lavender and tarragon? You get that classic herb blend known as HDP, or Herbes de Provence, which we use to make a simple syrup.
June 22, 2012
This recipe comes from the creative (and I'm guessing occasionally tipsy) minds of The Casserole Queens.