Holidays

Have a fun time for a good cause!

Friday, November 20th, 2009

4th Annual Elf Louise Christmas Party Sunday, buy December 6th Leon Springs Dance Hall featuring The Court Jester Band Admission – $10 or a new unwrapped toy Call 210.410.9539 for details All proceeds go directly to the Elf Louise Christmas Project Click here for more information on the Elf Louise Christmas Project.

Holiday recipe roundup

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Yep, that gorgeous turkey to your left could be on your table with just a little bit of work (but work well worth it). First of all, if you are using a frozen turkey, you need to have it defrosted the day before cooking. It should sit in the brine overnight for best results. The […]

A study in pumpkin pie – pilgrims to today

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

We start off in this examination of pumpkin pie with a hard truth.  Most U.S.  pumpkin pie is a lie. An interesting fact is that most canned ‘pumpkin’ is actually hubbard squash. Hubbard squash has the characteristic rich orange flesh and bold flavor that users of canned pumpkin will be familiar with. If you are […]

Culinary Cowboy store opens for business!

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Happy New Year! I am opening the New Year with the new Culinary Cowboy General Store. Please drop in for a look or two. You have a host of a choice of aprons with all sorts of sayings or designs on them. Maybe you need yet another cap or t-shirt. You can spruce up your […]

Thanksgiving Day snow in Texas!

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Make a picture-perfect turkey

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Yes, your turkey can have this mahogany color and taste as good as it looks. You’ll need to get busy on it right away.  The secret is in the preparation ahead of schedule.  If it is too late for you, try this at Christmas. Click here to check out the recipe.

Clueless in San Antonio

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I’ve been working on a big documentary project.  It has been an all-consuming affair. Last night, when I finally decided that 11 hours was enough, I stopped by the store on the way “home” (I am staying with a friend).  I wanted to pick up some chunks of pork. My nearby HEB supermarke’s butcher has […]

Grandma Virginia’s dressing

Friday, November 9th, 2007

If you don’t have a good cornbread based dressing to go with your Thanksgiving turkey, I strongly recommend this one. The Dressing 3 cups chopped CELERY 3 cups chopped ONION 3 cups BUTTER 6 tsp. SALT 24 cups BREAD CRUMBS (at least 50% cornbread) 9 tsp. McCormick’s POULTRY SEASONING* *Substitute 1-tsp. fresh sage for 1 […]

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