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Yam Pie

Our senior editor tasted this dessert at the East Texas Yamboree booth of the 1996 Texas Folklife Festival and proclaimed…

Al Hopkins' Chili

Al Hopkins became involved in chili cookoffs in the late 1970's, when he worked for Wolf Brand Chili, a cookoff…

Bob Horton's Chili

Bob Horton, author of Basic Texas Red, has participated in one or the other of the Terlingua cookoffs each year…

Dotty Griffith's Favorite Chili

Dotty Griffith, dining editor of The Dallas Morning News, shares this recipe, adapted from one in her book Wild About…

Hush Puppies

Yield: 25-35 hush puppies

Onion Rings

Yield: 3-4 servings.  

Fried Catfish

Yields: 4 servings 1 quart cold water 1 egg 2 lbs. faijita seasoning, divided twice 2 c. flour 1 1/2…

Perini Ranch Steak Rub

Yield: 1/2 c. seasonings, enough for 3-4 large steaks.

Matzo Ball Soup

A favorite Jewish dish, Matzo Ball Soup is traditionally served at Passover. Plan to make the matzo balls while the…

Company Challah

Challah is baked especially for the Sabbath and religious holidays. This version is adapted from a recipe that appears in…

Syrup Cake (Gateau du Sirop)

This simple, gingerbread-like dessert is adapted from an old Cajun recipe provided by Jeanelle Hebert Montet of Bridge City, a…

Grilled Country Sausage on Warm Red Cabbage with Spicy Mustard Sauce

Chef Stephen McInerney of Austin's Granite Cafe. Serves 4.
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