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True grits

I did not grow up in a grit-eating family. I’d beg and beg my mother to make grits, but she’d always say, “We…


Let’s make tamales: part 1

Back in September, the delightful Wednesday Chef cooked a Regina Schrambling recipe for tamales. She was not impressed. No disrespect to Ms. Schrambling,…

Seasoned oyster crackers | Homesick Texan

Seasoned oyster crackers

Well, I’ve been to Texas. And while I thought most of my homesickness was rooted in missing Tex-Mex and barbecue, after spending two…


Texas Red FAQ

I’ve received lots of queries about my chili, so I thought I’d answer some of the more frequently asked questions: Where do you…