No-Heat Succotash Salad Michael Pollan tells us that cooking made us human, but Michael Pollan doesn’t live in Central Texas. Around this time of year, turning on the stove, firing up the oven, or lighting the grill can feel like Read on!
Indian Spiced Grilled Okra with Buttermilk Herb Dipping Sauce As the hot summer sun begins to sink into the horizon, we’re left with a few precious hours of milder temperatures and enough remaining light to enjoy a gathering of close friends and family Read on!
Without A Recipe: Potatoes This starchy tuber is a ubiquitous staple vegetable that’s been the heart of classic comfort meals at so many family gatherings. Whether it’s those famous buttery mashed potatoes, homemade hash browns, or the creamiest potatoes au gratin, everyone seems Read on!
Six of Our Favorite Global Summer Recipes We’ve been cooking in the New South for years – taking top-quality local ingredients and exploring recipes from all over the globe with them. We have an affinity for dishes created by cooks Read on!
Without a Recipe: Okra Originating in Ethiopia, the cultivation of okra spread across Western Africa, and from there to North America, with stops in Brazil, India, and the Caribbean along the way. We know it well fried and on the Read on!
New Southern Summer Salad When we think of Southern food, we call to mind simmered greens seasoned with pork, fried chicken, and creamy gravy. Comforting food, familiar, but maybe a little heavy. On our tables, there’s something very different going Read on!
Without a Recipe: Purple Hull Peas More peas, pretty please! Cowpeas (the family that includes black-eyed peas, creamer peas, and purple hull peas) are a Southern staple. Full of fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals, these legumes offer plenty to love. Read on!
Freedom Burgers This week, in honor of the upcoming Independence Day holiday, we celebrate the freedom to choose. Not just our burger toppings–although that is certainly sewn into the fabric of our culture–but also the freedom to choose what we Read on!
Tomato Tart with Chevre and Basil When perfect ingredients are at your fingertips, all you really need to do is not mess them up. Inundated with recipes and cooking advice, it’s easy to overdo things. But when ingredients are grown Read on!