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Food Familiar

The East Texas city of Tyler has changed since I was a youngster, when only a few places served a…

Go Local

After a vigorous romp around Centennial Gardens in Houston’s Hermann Park, my husband Marshall and I eagerly join a handful…

Good Things are Worth the Wait

Around the first of September, we received a copy of the 2015 harvest report for Wedding Oak Winery in San…

Cuisine Confidential: Anne Patterson

In the throes of a Texas summer, when midday temperatures often hover around 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we Texans are prone…

Comfort Food: Pies

Notice there is no category called “Dessert.” No category for cake, cookies, ice cream, or candy. Texans are very serious…

Comfort Food Sans Meat

Texas comfort food is the centerpiece of our November issue, featuring 24 pages of our Reader’s Choice Top 40 Comfort…

Comfort Food: Tex-Mex

It’s a Texan birthright to argue for a favorite Tex-Mex plate and place. What all Texans seem to agree on…

Comfort Food: Fish & Shrimp

More than 600 miles of Gulf Coast landscape shapes one long, arching side of the state. And from those waters…

Comfort Food: Kolaches

Of the many treasures bequeathed to Texas by European settlers who began arriving more than 200 years ago, perhaps the…

Comfort Food: Mac 'n' Cheese

Never underestimate the comfort factor in a bubbling-hot crock of cheese-cloaked noodles pulled right from the oven. Best are versions…

Dick Picton's Gumbo

Serves 10  1 lb. sliced bacon  1 lb. large onions, sliced  1 clove garlic, minced  1/2 c. flour  1 small…

State of the Plate

Texas comfort foods come in an amazing array of flavors. They also trigger a wide range of emotions. From the…
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