Tag: Karankawa

Scallops “À La Provençale” – The French in Texas

Scallops “À La Provençale” – The French in Texas

I think everyone loves and enjoys scallops. This recipe is from my favorite chef champion of French cuisine, (next to Jacque Pépin), Julia Child.  The one tip is that the oil must be very hot when you add the scallops.  This keeps them crispy on […]

Smoked Trout, the Karankawas and Cannibalism

Smoked Trout, the Karankawas and Cannibalism

Smoked trout is a favorite of mine for dinner parties because it brings the outside in.  It’s also deeply entrenched in our Texas Mexican culinary tradition of outdoor techniques of salting, drying and smoking.   Many techniques (pickling, brining, drying, freezing and smoking),  take us back […]