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Jalapeño Beef Stew with Polenta Stars

The Reata (in Alpine and Fort Worth) uses Polenta Stars to dress up one of its specials, Jalapeño Beef Stew.…

Breast of Pheasant Grand-mere

Rotisserie for Beef and Bird in Houston often pairs this elegant entrée with wild rice. This version is adapted from…

Nannie's Pear Mincemeat Pie or Empanadas

Yields: 12 pints, or enough filling for 12 pies.

Cranberry-Pear Crisp

Cathy Barber, Food Editor, The Dallas Morning News provided this recipe.

Yellow Velvet

You can substitute frozen corn-on-the-cob for the fresh corn, but the flavor won’t be quite as good.

Dan’s Spoon Venison

 Yield: 4-6 servings 1 T. olive oil2 lbs. venison shoulder steaks1 T. minced garlic1 medium onion, chopped1 lb. mushrooms, sliced,…

Shrimp and Broccoli with Pine Nuts

This elegant entrée, which can also serve as a colorful, one-dish meal, was a favorite finalist in our 1994 Christmas…

Louise's Cranberry Salad

Yield: 10-12 servings.

First Class Fare for the Holidays

The Yuletide season brings its own flagrant fragrance to family kitchens. First come the harvest scents of pecan, pumpkin, and…
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