April 18, 2014
In Texas, as soon as you say the word springtime, the 'ol "Dog Days" of summer start pawing their way in just to heat things up - as if our summers aren't long enough! Well, Jerky is here to save the day not only as a quick, re-energizing snack, but also as a cool, easy way to cook up an evening meal.
April 4, 2014
Growing up, my family was on a very tight budget. There were seven kids in our family, my parents and a dog or cat or both. Thanks to our Aunt Maggie who had a chicken farm, we always had plenty of eggs. And so egg salad was a staple at our house, and all the kids became skilled at making it.
December 19, 2013
Sumac is a spice from a bush by the same name. The “berries” are usually sold dried and ground in Middle Eastern markets, and the powder made from them is used to give a lemony, astringent flavor to foods, including the baked chicken and bread dish called Mussakhan.
November 12, 2013
Cooking a turkey to perfection doesn't take a culinary degree -- just a little know-how and patience. We've got the know-how -- you're on your own for the patience.
September 20, 2013
Jason Mraz whisks pop and rock together with many other musical ingredients, including folk, jazz, country, reggae, and hip-hop.
August 30, 2013
This recipe comes from The Happy Kitchen Cookbook. The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® is a program of the Sustainable Food Center; the book is used in classes where volunteer facilitators learn to cook seasonally, locally, healthfully and on a budget, and then take what they've learned back into their communities.
August 23, 2013
Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due fame will be preparing the meals for the Farm and Food Leadership Conference in Bastrop September 22 & 23, 2013. That, alone, is worth the price of admission.
June 28, 2013
Marjory Wildcraft lives sustainably on her homestead east of Austin, Texas. She grows her own fruit and vegetables, raises chickens and rabbits, and eats the occasional scorpion.
March 1, 2013
SPAM®, a processed pork product from the Hormel Food Corporation in Austin, MN, doesn't get much respect from people who consider themselves foodies. I have given it short shrift, myself, but have had a change of heart. Perhaps you will, too, after trying this recipe.
February 22, 2013
Jacque's simple and tasty recipe doesn't have a name or use exact amounts, but it comes together quickly and will satisfy most appetites.