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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…

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A balance of powder

Homemade chile powder, so rich, red and flavorful, is an ingredient I cannot live without. I use it with so many things, including…

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Grandmotherhood and pecan pie

My grandmother makes the best pies. Of course, everyone’s grandmother makes the best pies, but I’m not kidding when I say my grandmother’s…

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Save your bacon

My grandparents grew up in the Depression. And like many people who came of age during that time, they are extremely frugal and…

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Beans!

I love me some refried beans, but here in New York City, it’s impossible to find any that are worth a lick (let…