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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.

Recipe: Tomato Salad with Watermelon, Toasted Cashews, Chèvre, and Lemon-Agave Vinaigrette

August 27, 2015

A delicious and healthy salad for one using the explosive flavors of summer on one plate. It comes from the creative mind of Chef Stephane Beaucamp.

Avocado Verde Sauce

August 14, 2015

Austin Chronicle food editor, Virginia Wood, may be a trained pastry chef, but she knows her way around savory ingredients, too.

Tomato Gazpacho from Epicerie Cafe & Grocery

July 16, 2015

Slow food can also be quick to prepare, such as this Tomato Gazpacho recipe from Chef Sarah McIntosh of Epicerie Cafe & Grocery in Austin, Texas. Food from Epicerie Cafe & Grocery will be featured during the Grub Crawl at the Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia event, July 21, 2013.

Chilled Beet Salad with Urban Roots Ranch Dressing

July 9, 2015

Very few people are on the fence when it comes to beets: they either love them or hate them. People who hate them often claim the root tastes like dirt, whereas those who love them say they have a sweet, earthy quality.

Roma Sweet Roma Salsa

April 9, 2015

I developed this recipe when the Austin American Statesman held a salsa making contest in the 90s, with the winning salsa to be bottled by a local food manufacturer. Let's just say -- I was first loser.