When it comes to cooking, you can never stop learning! Even the most seasoned of chefs look for ways to improve. With that, here’s where to go in Texas if you want to “hit the books” and sharpen YOUR skills!
Food and wine lovers are gonna love this event! With five of Texas’ best chefs competing, a three-course tasting menu and fifteen wine and food pairings…how can you go wrong?
Pairing wines with seafood can be a fun adventure. There are so many incredible white varietals that work with seafood. Experiment and see what you like best. Let’s start with crabcakes, since that’s what we’re cooking this week. The crabcakes featured have an interesting sweet yet tangy chile sauce in the mix, so I’d suggest […]
Hatch green chilies are here, and they’re fabulous. I just made the rounds at Central Market tasting, testing and LOVING every minute of it. Since they roast them right there at the store, that intoxicating aroma is everywhere. And, it’s great fun to go from station to station trying the different products.
Yikes! For the first time ever, I entered a cooking contest and won…sort of. I’ve cooked all my life—started in junior high and have always loved it. Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking played a huge role in my cooking ‘life’ and has been in my library for more than 25 years. (BTW, […]
What a blast I had in Austin Saturday. As on one of the finalists in the Z Tejas recipe contest, I had to go to Z Tejas and prepare the dish for the judges. My recipe was a key lime pie with habanero that I named Tanji’s ‘Z’ Lime Pie (it’s in my recipe section). […]
Butterball has some great ideas on making your turkey look as good as it tastes. Afterall, presentation is everything right! Turkey Garnishes Try using fresh sage leaves and curly parsley around a turkey stuffed with dressing if sage is in your dressing. You can also add some colorful vegetables and fruits to the platter like […]