I'm a native Texan with a passion for good food and Texas history. Tex-Mex is a way of life for me, and so is baking!
If you're Texan, you know Shiner. Shiner, Texas, that is. Famous for one thing: Shiner Bock beer. Spoetzl Brewery, where Shiner Bock is brewed, has been in business since 1909, and is the oldest independent brewery in Texas. Shiner Bock is Spoetzl's flagship ... [ Read More ]
We love pork in this house. And beer. Two of the few things a Texan and a Brit might have in common from the very start, wouldn't you say? A couple of weeks ago, James came home with a six pack of Sam Adam's Octoberfest beer. Now, I'm not a beer drinker. But ... [ Read More ]
If you love to bake, I hope you know who King Arthur Flour is. I've waxed poetic on why their flour is some of the best in the business, and they're the only flour I use in my kitchen. Did you know King Arthur Flour has a blog too? The talented bakers at King ... [ Read More ]
Borracho Beans, or "Drunk" beans, are a year round favorite in San Antonio, but I personally love them doubly so in Autumn. They're warm, and earthly, and oh so filling. Great for eating before you head out to the Friday night lights of the home team's ... [ Read More ]