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Holiday Recipes and More

Nov 27, 2019 By mcreydt

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!

Collection: Feast Around the World

Oct 16, 2018 By Patricia Sharpe

We asked five of the state's top chefs to create festive meals to serve this season. What we got was a cornucopia of global flavors. Follow these recipes and your Texas table will never be the same again.

Black Friday Is Gonna Be a Big Day in Texas

Nov 25, 2014 By Dan Solomon

In North Texas, Walmart employees are threatening to strike. In South Texas, people are almost two weeks in to camping out in front of Best Buy. It's just another celebration of holiday season bargain-hunting. 

Last Minute Turkey

Nov 24, 2014 By Daniel Vaughn

Thanksgiving is just four days away, so most of us have already charted a plan for getting a turkey on the table, but in case you haven’t, here are a few helpful ideas. Smoke Your Own – If you want a simple recipe for a whole smoked bird, then Aaron…

Happy Turkey Day!

Jan 21, 2013 By Chuck Matula

Feast on this: Turkeys and the three Texas presidents who pardoned them. Meantime, we hope you'll pardon us for taking a break from the TMDP. See you Monday with more great posts. 

Thanksgiving Dishes from Renowned Texas Chefs

Nov 21, 2012 By Layne Lynch

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 …

Seasonal Texas Sides for Turkey Day

Nov 17, 2011 By Amber Byfield

Next week, we celebrate my absolute favorite food day of the year. The turkey’s nice, don’t get me wrong, but I’ve always been a bigger fan of that particular bird the day after Thanksgiving, served between thick slices of white bread slathered with a healthy dose of mayonnaise…

Trailer Thursday: A Very Trailer Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2010 By Megan Giller

Poor Snoopy. He concocted the best Thanksgiving dinner he could, but Peppermint Patty flew into a rage when she saw the spread: buttered toast, pretzel sticks, popcorn, ice cream sundaes, and jelly beans. I’ve never understood why Patty got so angry at Charlie Brown about that assortment of carbs…