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Confetti Corn Salad

Perfect for a special luncheon, this salad features two summertime favorites, corn and tomatoes. If you don't want to stuff…

Hudson’s on the Bend Corn Pudding

Hudson’s on the Bend restaurant, near Austin, has served this unusual pudding for more than 10 years. We adapted the…

South Texas Corn Scramble

This hearty dish works well for breakfast or brunch. Try it with tortilla chips and picante sauce on the side.

Tex-Mex Popcorn

Looking for something to spice up a TV evening? This zesty popcorn will do the trick.

Grilled Portobellos

Looking for something different to cook on the grill? Hearty, saucer-shaped portobellos can serve as a delicious stand-in for hamburgers.…

Mushroom Soup

A medley of mushrooms adds distinction to an old standby. We used whites, creminis, lobsters, and shiitake, but other varieties…

Warm Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

This recipe was adapted from one created by chef Jean-Luc Salles of the former, Jean-Luc’s French Bistro in Austin. We…

Goat Cheese Kisses

These elegant hors d’oeuvres take time to make. You can prepare them ahead and freeze them until you need them.…

Vinaigrette for Mixed Greens - Feta Salad

At The Bitter End in Austin, Executive Chef Emmett Fox serves this vinaigrette on a salad of mixed greens, pecans,…

Cactus Fries

Jay McCarthy, president and executive chef of Jay’s Mesteña in San Antonio, often serves these fries as a side dish…

Nopalito Pie

Margarita C. Hinojosa of Benavides is famous among Rio Grande Valley residents for her Nopalito Pie, which some think tastes…

Josie’s Cactus Salad

This recipe from Josie Slonaker of Corpus Christi was judged Best of Show at the Texas Prickly Pear Council’s 1992…
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