We launch our new Texas Cookbooks series, which looks at new recipes as well as old favorites from around the state, by revisiting a 1987 gem packed with great finds.
From bourbon-pecan to chocolate-pecan, dig in to these eight recipes.
In the inaugural episode of our new Talk Like a Texan podcast, we explore the proper pronunciation of our state nut.
Our estimable advice columnist on the origins of Hunt’s boot fence and how miffed we should get about pecan pronunciation, desecrated chili pots, and overenthusiastic, football-lovin’ grandfathers.
Our state nut goes just fine with some cream and bourbon.
When the 85-year-old matriarch of a prominent pecan-farming clan in San Saba was murdered, her death shook the town—and exposed how obsession and greed can fell a family from within.
What would the holidays be without this nutty side dish?
How rapidly increasing Chinese demand for our native nut is transforming the pecan industry.
From (HB) 1 to ($)15.2 billion, we revisit a few of the state's biggest stories in 2011 by examining the numbers.
1 teaspoon butter 1/4 medium onion, chopped 2 cups cooked wild rice 1/2 cup chopped pecans 8 to 10 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (do not use type preserved in oil) 1/4 cup water Salt and pepper to taste In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat and cook onion until
1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 2 dried red chiles 1 cup pecan halves 1/4 cup molassesPreheat oven to 250 degrees. Combine water, sugar, and chiles in small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add pecans and return to a boil. Lower hear and simmer 10 minutes.Drain pecans,
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the ongoing drought impacts the state’s groundwater, state parks, and horses.
Summer's over, but the drought may never be, and it's affecting everything from tourism to pecan pie to horse welfare.
Recipe from Randy Rucker, formerly of the Rainbow Lodge Houston.
Marketing the Texas pecan like the California raisin seems to make good business sense. So why do small Texas growers think it’s a shell game?
In these nine Texas towns, produce is more than product. It’s pride.
Plant it, sit in its shade, but most of all, feast on its fruit.