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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…

Limonada

Yield: 6 servings

Los Dos Jamaica

You can find dried hibiscus flowers at Central Market, Whole Foods, most HEBs, Mexican grocery stores, and health food stores,…

Stuffed Jalapeños

Texas Highways photo editor Mike Murphy is a member of the Hamilton Pool Jalapeño Squeezers, a group of friends who…

Fancy Frito Pie

“My Fancy Frito Pie is just a rendition of the traditional,” says Chef David Bull. “Obviously, the chili is the…
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