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Recipe: Fairy Tale Eggplant Confit from The Hightower

September 12, 2014

You don't need to believe in magic to love Fairy Tale Eggplant Confit from Chad Dolezal, Chef/Owner of The Hightower restaurant in Austin, Texas.

Recipe: Hip Girl’s Pickled Peppers

August 28, 2014

If like Peter Piper the peppers you pick are already pickled on the plant, perhaps your picking is preposterously protracted, or your crazy experiment worked—you lucky progeny of unwed parents—and you better find a pucking good patent attorney pronto!

Avocado Verde Sauce

August 8, 2014

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

Recipe: Lasagna for Two

August 1, 2014

Your household may consist of only one or two people, but most recipes feed four to six. This means you have to decide whether you can stand to eat the same thing over the next few days, or whether you're comfortable doing the math to cut the recipe down to size. The editors at America's Test Kitchen have done the work for you.

Recipe: Roasted Potato and Beet Salad with Basil-Garlic Oil

July 3, 2014

Beets are an easy crop to grow in the home garden in the cooler months of the year. They range in color from white to deep red,and sometimes even striped. In addition, they may be round or long and cylindrical. They yield not only the delicious, earthy bulbs, but also nutritious greens.

The Best Spinach Salad

April 25, 2014

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.

Mixed Greens with Garlic and Lemon

April 11, 2014

Angela Shelf Medearis, The Kitchen Diva, promotes healthy seasonal cooking whenever possible. Buying produce from local farmers, or growing your own, she says, provides fresh, full flavors no matter what dish you prepare.

Chef Teresa Wilson’s Beet Ravioli

March 27, 2014

Italian food is comfort food, and in the hands of Chef Teresa Wilson, ravioli receives an unusual, fresh and delicious makeover using a raw beet "pasta" and goat cheese filling.

Recipe: African Soul Fried Rice

February 14, 2014

Here we take a global classic out of Asia and “Blackify” it by adding ingredients more traditional to or indigenous to West and Central Africa.

Market Recipe: Butternut Squash Fritters

January 10, 2014

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.