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Recipes |
November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Dishes from Renowned Texas Chefs

Turkey Day is upon us, and an abundance of families will be cooking fall-centric dishes at home tomorrow. In case you’re looking to scrounge up some last-minute Thanksgiving recipes, here are a few offerings from a handful of talented Texas chefs. Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Absinthe Crème Fraîche from Jason Dodge of Péché 

Eat My Words |
October 19, 2012

Houston Chef Hugo Ortega Shows How It’s Done, Mexico City-Style, at the Texas Book Festival

When Hugo Ortega was a small boy shining shoes and selling freshly made flan in the marketplace in Mexico City, no doubt it never crossed his mind that one day he would be teaching Americans to cook the foods of his homeland. But that was a long time ago, and

Eat My Words |
August 20, 2012

What To Do With Those Hatch Chiles You Bought on a Whim in the Central Market Parking Lot

Proving once again that “even a blind squirrel occasionally finds a nut,” I have discovered a fabulous food combination: roasted Hatch green chiles and Pure Luck goat cheese. More specifically, an omelet or scrambled eggs with said ingredients. It happened the other day when it was—ohmigod—RAINING and I didn’t