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Skillet Scramble

This simple, one-pan breakfast from Bill Cauble and Cliff Teinert’s cookbook, Barbecue, Biscuits & Beans (Bright Sky Press, 2002), is…

Tom Perini’s Chuck-Wagon Stew

Tom likes to serve this dish from his restored 1800s chuck wagon. He says the fat from the brisket and…

Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)

The nearly ubiquitous sopa de tortilla, or tortilla soup, now refers to almost any brothy concoction that is garnished with…

Caldo de Camarón (Shrimp Soup)

Mexico has an extensive repertoire of seafood soups, and some of them have also found their way on to Texas…

Caldo Tlalpeño

Caldo Tlalpeño, a more sophisticated version of the home-style caldo de pollo, is another traditional soup now found in many…

Sopa de Elote (Corn Soup)

A corn-bisque flavored with mild poblano chiles--this exquisitely rich dish manages to be sophisticated and earthy at the same time.

Beef Tenderloin Salad

This salad hails from the Gristmill River Restaurant in Gruene. Note that the tenderloin is marinated only briefly. If you…

Chicken and Corn Fritters

Miss Hattie’s Cafe & Saloon in San Angelo serves these fritters as an appetizer. Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (recipe follows)…

Green Pastures' Fat Chocolate Cake

Although this very large cake isn’t on Green Pastures’ menu, you can order it for special occasions. Our food stylist…

Helen Feldhousen’s Chocolate Pie

Associate editor Nola McKey recently tried Blessing Hotel and Coffee Shop owner/cook Helen Feldhousen’s recipe for chocolate pie, and pronounces…

Peach Ice Cream

This fruity summertime concoction hails from the peach pros at the Hill Country Fruit Council. For a lighter dessert, you…
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