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Written by Texas Highways

Covers 6 ears of corn.

The versatile jujube can often substitute for apples, pears, plums, or figs in recipes that call for them. Meanwhile, try this jujube treat.

Chef Robert Del Grande suggests the piquant flavor of a pickled jalapeño salsa to set off the taste of grilled steaks, fish, chick, or pork chops.

Harvey House built their reputation on the freshness and excellence of their fare. Menus offered a wide array of mouth-watering choices. Wanda A. Landrey of Beaumont collected a number of Harvey House recipes for her book Boardin' in the Thicket: Reminiscences and Recipes of Early Big Thicket Boarding Houses. Harvey House restaurants were known for making their own delicious salad dressings. Wanda Landrey tried several from the chef's manual and selected this tart mayonnaise recipe. She found it easy to prepare and says its distinct flavor makes it different from anything you can buy.

Yield: 2 pints.

At The Bitter End in Austin, Executive Chef Emmett Fox serves this vinaigrette on a salad of mixed greens, pecans, sliced red onions, and goat cheese feta.

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