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Category: Texas Cooking

Perfect For Super Bowl Sunday and “This Is Us”…Monte’s Bourbon Chili

Perfect For Super Bowl Sunday and “This Is Us”…Monte’s Bourbon Chili

If you are a fan of “This Is Us”, the television phenomenon, you may have seen the episode leading up to this week’s Finale after the Super Bowl.  Last week, Jack and Rebecca were all prepared for Super Bowl Sunday.   I don’t know how […]

American Chili Con Carne and Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

When our grandson was coming to visit, I decided to make “a big pot of Chili”.  I am waiting for someone to ever say they’re making “a small pot of chili” but never mind.  Now there are a couple of chili recipes on Chewing the […]

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Time to break out the Arrachera al Carbon! (That’s Mexican for Beef Fajitas)

        Get your party clothes on! It’s Cinco de Mayo! I’ve written at length previously about Cinco de Mayo, the May 5th salute to Mexico that’s more American than it is Mexican.  There it is celebrated in the province of Puebla and almost nowhere else.  […]

Texas Week Post 2…Kristi’s Incredible Harvest Soup

Kristi          My friend Kristi is something else.  She lives in Dallas where she runs her own business finding “real people” for clients in Advertising and Marketing. She’s the best in the business so she’s in perpetual motion.  She travels all over the place for her […]

It’s Texas Week on Chewing the Fat! First Up, Lauren’s Roast Pork Tenderloin with Honeyed Apples and Pecans courtesy of James Villas and a Wild Rice Pilaf. And on Thursday, Kristi’s own recipe for Harvest Soup.

         It was quite a coincidence when Andrew came back from his trip to Dallas with not one but two dishes his sister Lauren served him while he was there.  And that same day, my dear friend Kristi, sent along an original recipe of her […]

Texas Beef Brisket Chili with Butternut Squash

Jesse James Outlaw and Chili Lover Every year about this time, we get a blast of cold air that makes us yearn for a big bowl of chili.  I am certainly no Texan and despite the fact that Andrew’s family live there, they’re native New […]