Category Archives: Favorite Dish

Writing related to individual dishes.

Granger’s in Sabine Pass

Menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass ca. 1940s or 50s Reader Bill Gay sent me these great scans of the menu from Granger’s in Sabine Pass after reading my column about barbecue crabs in the Houston Chronicle. I’d say these … Continue reading

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2014 UK Barbecue Tour

2014 UK Barbecue Tour – photo rooreynolds I’ll be touring Texas-inspired barbecue joints in the United Kingdom starting January 8th. Here’s some background. The export of Texas barbecue – or more specifically the culture of Texas barbecue – is a … Continue reading

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2013 Boudin Cook-Off in Lafayette, Louisiana

2013 Boudin Cook-Off in Lafayette, LA. Click above for larger image, then scroll left-right to see it all. One of the very nicest things about living in Houston is that you can jump in the car, drive a few hours … Continue reading

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My Texas Barbecue Piece in the New York Times

Hill Country Barbecue – Market in NYC I have an article in the Texas edition of the New York Times this Sunday. It’s available on the New York times website – When You Can Take the Barbecue Out of Texas … Continue reading

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Building the Perfect Carbonara: The Recipe

Egg, cheese, pepper Spaghetti alla Carbonara by J.C. Reid Serves: 1 main portion (secondi), 2 smaller portions (primi) Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Ingredients 4 ounces dried spaghetti pasta Rustichella d’Abruzzo, Central Market 2 ounces guanciale, diced … Continue reading

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