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Virginia Willis’ Romesco Sauce

April 29, 2016

Southern chef and cookbook author, Virginia Willis, loves to cook and to entertain. With spring upon us and summer around the corner, she offers up this recipe for Romesco Sauce, which is a fabulous, savory sauce to serve at your next patio party.

Marinara Sauce

April 3, 2016

While most Italians north of Rome rarely used tomatoes in their sauces, Italian-American immigrants from the South made the simple tomato sauce called marinara into a staple of their cooking, usually using canned tomatoes imported from Italy.

The Best Spinach Salad

March 26, 2016

Katie Kraemer Pitre of Tecolote Farm in Manor, Texas says she loves this recipe from one of the farm's CSA basketeers -- and cooking master -- Kristin Schell.

Rio Star Grapefruit Marmalade

February 26, 2016

Stephanie McClenny, head jam n' jelly girl of Confituras, a small batch artisanal preserves company in Austin, Texas, knows how to get the best out of winter citrus--especially grapefruit. She preserves it's goodness by turning it into a marmalade to enjoy long after the season ends.

Monument Cafe Tomato Pie

February 12, 2016

Now that you have those gorgeous tomatoes, what are you going to do with them? What's say we make the Monument Cafe's delectable Tomato Mozzarella Pie?

How to Make Sauerkraut

January 27, 2016

Being a home gardener and cook and someone who's always game to learn a new-to-me food preservation method, I jumped at the chance to take my new 1.3 gallon fermentation crock for a test drive.

Market Recipe: Butternut Squash Fritters

January 1, 2016

Hard shell squash, also known as winter squash, are a favorite this time of year. And Carla Jenkins, manager of Cedar Park and Mueller Farmers Markets shared this recipe that Chef Brittan Wilson Egbert demoed at the market using this seasonal sensation.

Thanksgiving Sides from Jack Allen’s Kitchen

November 20, 2015

If you're looking for Thanksgiving sides that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds, you cannot go wrong with a few delicious dishes from Jack Allen's Kitchen.

Recipe: Carla’s Preserved Tangerines

October 2, 2015

Carla Crownover creates her own homemade goodness from the bounty of her backyard vegetable garden, and from her finds at area farms and farmers markets. Most recently she's been enamored of Orange Blossom Farms' tangerines.

Recipe: Homemade Sauerkraut

September 24, 2015

This sauerkraut recipes comes to us from Sandor Katz, a self-proclaimed fermentation revivalist.