Celebrate this holiday season with the one thing that brings all communities together—food. From the history of tamales at Christmas, to the perfect wine to pair with each dish, to a bevy of Instant Pot recipes and a Christmas tree made of best wurst, this holiday collection from Texas Monthly and our partner H-E-B is sure to inspire. Happy holidays!
A Dallasite wonders how something so tasty, so filling, and so pre-Christian came to be a holiday staple. Read Story
The original ranch-to-table restaurant shares its Texas spin on comfort food classics. Read Story
This seafood side dish is a colorful component of chef Maribel Rivero’s “Peruvian Party” feast.
Peru's favorite fruit shines in this delicious end to chef Maribel Rivero’s “Peruvian Party” feast.
Chef Stephen Rogers takes a holiday favorite, the sweet potato, and creates something completely different for his “Mediterranean Medley” feast.
Chef Stephen Rogers ends his “Mediterranean Medley” feast on a sweet and comforting note, with a hint of sesame.
In chef Stephen Rogers’s “Mediterranean Medley” feast, a pomegranate dressing brings this side dish together.
San Antonio chef Steve McHugh nods to his boyhood hunts with roast duck, the centerpiece of his ”Hunting and Gathering” feast.
Christmas isn't complete without a holiday ham. Check out this recipe for a quick and easy take on the holiday classic.
This light festive recipe is great after a full holiday meal. The caramel sauce is perfect with whipped cream or ice cream.
Cozy up next to the fireplace this holiday season with this easy apple cider recipe. Don't forget to add a cinnamon stick to bring it to life.
Tips and Tricks
If you’ve got a foodie on your holiday list, or really anyone who either cooks or aspires to cook, H-E-B is ready for you with gifts ranging from specialty gadgets to tools they’ll use everyday.
Preparing a turkey dinner to remember is easy when you have the essentials, all found at H-E-B.
From the classics to holiday drinks, check out these featured recipes for the holiday season from the chefs at H-E-B.
Serve homemade monkey bread in less than 30 minutes with this Air Fryer recipe. With sugar and spice, this is always nice.
In homes across Texas, the Christmas season is incomplete without homemade tamales. Tamalada parties—a generations-old tradition that brings together family and friends to create delicious tamales that everyone will enjoy at holiday meals.