chicken fried steak

Recipe: Chicken-Fried Steak with Creamy Cauliflower Gravy

September 17, 2020 | By Alex Snodgrass

Alex Snodgrass Puts a Healthier Twist on Classic Texas Comfort Foods

September 17, 2020 | By June Naylor

11 Classic Comfort Food Recipes to Cook at Home

April 1, 2020 | By Kimya Kavehkar

As COVID-19 keeps Texans at home, there’s never been a better time to cook up comfort food. Expand your recipe repertoire with these hits from the Texas Highways archives.

Hickory Hollow Is Houston’s Go-To Spot for Comfort Food and Bluegrass Jams

December 14, 2017 | By Heather Brand

In Texas’ booming restaurant scene, new eateries seem to spring up overnight, and sometimes they fall by the wayside just as quickly.

Mouth-watering beef recipes

June 22, 2017 | By

If traversing the Chisholm Trail has upped your hankering for beef, the Texas Beef Council is happy to sate your cravings.

Gluten-free Chicken Fried Steak recipe

January 9, 2017 | By

“Amazing,” writes one contributor to a web site called “Find Me Gluten Free,” which notes staples like chicken fried steak and cream gravy are available without gluten at Ranchman’s Café with advance notice.

Comfort Food: Chicken-Fried Steak

October 16, 2015 | By June Naylor


The most popular dish among cowboys driving cattle to market, the chicken-fried steak began as a simple pounded steak—usually a cheap cut that the chuck-wagon cook tenderized with a good walloping—that was cloaked in flour, salt, and pepper, and then fried in a skillet.

Readers’ Choice: Texas’ Top 40 Comfort Food Hot Spots

October 12, 2015 | By June Naylor

Asking readers for their favorite comfort foods seems a lot like asking someone to name a favorite grandchild—the answers frequently come in a flood of options, as they have since we put out the call early this year.

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