This is neither a list of the all-time best cookbooks of the year, nor is it a list of the best Texan cookbooks of the year. It's a combination of both. Because odds are that if you're giving a cookbook as a gift this year, it's either going to be to a fellow Texan or because you're a Texan l ... More >>
Suck my wig, serious female chefs everywhere!Michael Symon is a chef, a restaurant owner and a contributor to magazines like Gourmet and Saveur; in 2009, he won a James Beard award. Michael Ruhlman once credited Symon with saving the entire Cleveland restaurant scene.
Giada De Laurentiis, wh ... More >>
I bake a lot of bread. As with most people who bake a lot of bread, I hardly look at recipes anymore. Bread is intimidating to a lot of people because of the precision involved. The funny thing is, the very exactness of bread makes it a very simple matter. The ratios don't change, and neither ... More >>
Photos by Mike TremouletA fresh slab of Mike's home-cured bacon.In this week's feature, "Designer Meats", we take a look at Houston chefs who are curing and hanging their own meat in-house. And while you may not have Chris Shepherd's space to hang your own Virginia ham or Justin Bayse's exper ... More >>
The group collective on Twitter, the increasingly popular micro-blogging and social networking platform, has developed a recent tradition called Follow Friday. Follow Friday is part circle jerk, part honest and helpful advice from your Twitter friends on who to follow if you're new or simply l ... More >>