Archive for October 2013

Sharon Ely’s Jalapeño Cornbread Recipe

Oct 25th, 2013 | By | Category: baking and desserts, blog, cook something

For a cornbread recipe that is nearly a meal in itself, you cannot go wrong with Sharon Ely’s Jalapeño Cornbread. Boy howdy, it’s good.



Creamy Potato Leek Soup with Tangy Tarragon Drizzle

Oct 18th, 2013 | By | Category: blog, cook something, soups and salads

Potatoes and leeks are fast friends in the soup pot. And a bowl of Creamy Potato Leek Soup with Tangy Tarragon Drizzle will kick winter’s chill to the curb, and warm you from the inside out. You can also easily grow the fresh herbs and produce used in the recipe in the home garden.



Dames Across Texas

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: blog

More than 20 Dames from the Lone Star State will strut their culinary stuff at Dames Across Texas, October 24, 2013 at the AT&T Conference Center. Come out and experience Texas tastes at their best.



2013 Les Dames Food Fight! (podcast)

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Beginning Monday, October 14 through October 26, Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Austin Chapter is holding its fifth annual online Food Fight Benefit Auction in conjunction with this year’s International conference, for which Austin is playing host.



The Big Cheese: Cathy Strange

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Cathy Strange, president of the Austin Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International is a big deal in the cheese world. In fact, you could call her the “big cheese” and you’d be right.



Food Fight! Tips for Winning the Bidding War

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: show tips, the show

The Les Dames d’Escoffier Austin Chapter’s annual online auction, which they have dubbed Food Fight!, is always a lot of fun for bidders. And the fun results in helping a good cause.



The Julia Child of Mexican Cuisine

Oct 4th, 2013 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Diana Kennedy is widely considered the foremost researcher, teacher, and writer on the regional foods of Mexico and has written eight books on the subject.



Chileatole De Elote (Chileatole Of Fresh Corn)

Oct 4th, 2013 | By | Category: blog, cook something, soups and salads

This chileatole is always prepared in Usila when the fresh corn is harvested in both Holy Week and later in the rainy season. It is a meal in itself and served alone. The chileatole is best cooked in a clay pot, or olla.



Gear for the Mexican Kitchen

Oct 4th, 2013 | By | Category: show tips, the show

You don’t need fancy gadgets to cook good Mexican food, but there are a few items that are helpful when creating authentic dishes. Not only that, they’re just fun to have.



Oaxaca al Gusto (podcast)

Oct 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Diana Kennedy is considered the Julia Child of Mexican cooking for her contributions to our knowledge and understanding of the cuisines of Mexico, which goes far beyond what most of us think of as Mexican food.

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