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Fresh Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

Joy Smith of Golden, whose family grows sweet potatoes, contributed this recipe to the Golden Sweet Potato Festival cookbook, Country…

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.

Pure Perini: No-frills ranch cooking in Buffalo Gap

By Hal SmithWhat are the odds that a rancher from Buffalo Gap, Texas (pop. 499), would rise to the top…

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…
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