Yearly archive for 2017

Where You Can Buy The Texas Gourmet Products

Did you know that The Texas Gourmet's seasonings, sauces, and jellies are available at retailers nation-wide? You can shop with us 24/7 at, and if one of these shops is in your neck of the woods pop on by! Allied Kenco Sales Art For The People GalleryRead more

Spiced Peach Amber Ale Glazed Jalapeño Stuffed Shrimp

Fresh gulf shrimp are a delicacy.  But when you add fresh jalapeños, applewood smoked bacon, and our awesome BBQ sauce they take on a whole different level of delicious. Preparing this dish is not extremely difficult, but by following my steps in this recipe you can be

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Recipe: Beef Fajitas à la Slaven

This is an awesome recipe that I developed back in the mid 1980′s. I have won many a cook-off with this recipe in and around Houston, TX. It took many cold Tecate’s and Lime, and sometimes a Cuervo Gold Margarita to assist in refining the recipe, butRead more

Gardening Alert! The truth about herbicides.

I had the misfortune early this spring of experiencing an off target herbicide damage to my tomatoes. I brought home some barnyard manure from our family ranch thinking I was being as organic as you could be. The pastures were treated with an herbicide last year toRead more

Salmon Shrimp Croquettes – Texas Gourmet Style

This is one of my mom’s recipes that she made as I was growing up. I have added some of my own touches to the original, but they are great served warm or cold right out of the refrigerator. The shrimp adds an additional dimension of flavorRead more

Lemon Garlic Aioli

INGREDIENTS 1 garlic clove, minced  Juice of 2 lemons  Zest of 1 lemon  2 egg yolks  1 1/2 cups canola oil  Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste  INSTRUCTIONS Combine all ingredients, chill for an hour or more. Serve with Salmon Shrimp Croquettes, slathered on your favoritesRead more

Recipe: Life Hack Mac

Everybody loves Mac & Cheese! When life gets hectic and you need a quick dinner for your family, this twist on boxed mac will make it feel decidedly more "grown up," and give your tastebuds a thrill! INGREDIENTS Boxed mac and cheese (this organic version from KraftRead more

Venison Beef Bourguignon

This recipe appears difficult, but is actually fairly easy to make and tastes wonderful! A great way to enjoy back strap with friends and family. I hope you all enjoy it as much as we have. A good Petite Sirah pairs well with this dish. INGREDIENTS 1Read more

Boudin Stuffed & Brined Bone-in Chops

This recipe is great for entertaining and tastes just as great as it appears on the plate, I use Venison Boudin, but regular Boudin will work just fine. INGREDIENTS 4 Pork Chops (At least 1 inch Thick), brined for 2 to 4 hours (read more about briningRead more

Why Brining Keeps Turkey and Other Meats So Moist

A food scientist explains how a soak in a salt solution makes lean meat, like turkey, juicier and more flavorful.  Roasted turkey breast, sautéed pork chops, and stir-fried shrimp all tend to suffer a common fate when they're cooked even a few minutes longer than necessary: theyRead more

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