cooking

You’re Invited to the Carne Asada

September 19, 2023 | By Marcela Fuentes

Get Cooking Around the Campfire with These Tips and Tricks

May 2, 2023 | By Abigail Rosenthal

Eat Like a Member of the Civilian Conservation Corps

May 2, 2023 | By Danielle Lopez

Ring In the Holidays With Tried-and-True Tejano Traditions

November 23, 2022 | By Luis G. Rendon

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

September 29, 2022 | By Cat Cardenas

In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

September 29, 2022 | By Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

Almost 10 years ago, while on tour to promote one of her cookbooks, Pati Jinich visited the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time.

Recipe: Corn Dodgers Are the Perfect Cowboy Snack

August 26, 2021 | By Lisa Bubert

Alex Snodgrass Puts a Healthier Twist on Classic Texas Comfort Foods

September 17, 2020 | By June Naylor

The Best Way to Cook Your Gulf Coast Catch

June 25, 2020 | By E. Dan Klepper

Growing up in a South Texas household of outdoor enthusiasts made fishing along the Gulf Coast a routine family affair. We spent our springs hooking red drum in the bays and our summers pulling king mackerel, amberjack, pompano, and red snapper from offshore waters. At 14, I hooked my only sailfish, a leviathan that leapt out of the water, flashed its sail-like dorsal fin, then defiantly spit out the hook before it disappeared into the deep blue.

Learn How to Make the Perfect Brisket at This Adults-Only Summer Camp

June 19, 2019 | By Wes Ferguson

On the first morning of Camp Brisket, professor Davey Griffin begins to sharpen his knives before a rapt audience of barbecue aficionados. Griffin is wearing thick safety glasses, blue Kevlar gloves, and two aprons tied around his waist—a white apron on top of another one made of chainmail. On Griffin’s head is an Aggie-maroon hardhat.
Safety first, brisket second.

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Give Campfire Cooking a Try

April 25, 2018 | By

That was more than a decade ago, when my husband David Norman and I moved from Manhattan to a staggeringly beautiful property in the Hill Country. But what we lacked in frontier skills, we made up for in enthusiasm. So we drove our truck over the cattle guard and dove in.

Dutch-Oven Recipes

February 9, 2015 | By

The dutch oven is a great way to cook recipes at a campsite, whether on coals from a fire or charcoal. In the March 2015 edition of Texas Highways, photojournalist Julia Robinson covers chuck-wagon history, along with modern-day cook-offs and races across the state. Try the following recipes for a little home cookin’ on the range.

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