A gallery of nine Texans and their other selves.
Fruit3 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed, dried, and sliced lengthwise 4 large navel oranges, peeled and cut into pithless sections 1 cup black grapes, cut in half and seededSauce2 ten-ounce packages frozen raspberries or 3 half-pints fresh raspberries 1 to 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, or to taste 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
Dough2 envelopes dry yeast1/2 cup warm water7 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind2 large eggs6 tablespoons sweet unsalted butter2 tablespoons brandy3 1/2 cups (or more) all-purpose flourTopping6 tablespoons sweet unsalted butter6 tablespoons sugarSprinkle yeast over warm water in large mixing bowl, and add 1 tablespoon sugar. Leave for 5
White Sauce and Roulade Mixture6 large eggs 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk, heated 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup Emmenthaler cheese (or 1/4 cup each Emmenthaler and Parmesan)Filling4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup minced shallots 1/2
4 plump tomatillos, husks removed8 to 10 chiles colorados4 cloves garlic, peeledSalt, to taste1/2 onion, finely choppedFresh cilantro, choppedHeat a comal or griddle, and roast tomatillos, turning frequently, until slightly charred and rather soft. Remove. Quickly toast chiles on comal for about 15 seconds on both sides (do not burn
A particularly impressive recipe that is easy to prepare in your own kitchen involves slivers of garlic and whole comino seeds.1/2 cabrito, cut in quarters 4 or more large cloves garlic, peeled and cut into slivers 2 teaspoons whole comino (cumin) seeds New Mexico chile powder Dried oregano Salt, to
Vanilla Genoise and Berries6 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Pinch salt 1 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup Grand Marnier Raspberry or currant jam Assorted fresh spring berriesBeat first four ingredients together with electric mixer on high until batter falls in ribbon
Austin’s homeless find a home sweet home on the lake; Fort Worth’s impresario of white gospel puts on a no-sweat show; Dallas’ Comet crashes; and Houston’s Orange Show marks a decade of—well, orange.