Sometimes it is interesting to deconstruct an idea and trace how it came to be. The dinner party afloat featured in the following pages started out a long way from the tranquility of a sleepy cove on Lake Texoma. It began in early May as an idea for a party at a yet to be found Victorian manse.
After what seemed an exceedingly long winter, Texoma Living! decided to celebrate spring with a picnic. The time, the menu, and the guests came together in a perfect location for an outing to be remembered.
In the wide world of barbecue, the spoon vittles that come along side the main attraction depend on where you are. In the South, there is usually a cup of Brunswick stew, the everything-in-a-pot concoction originally made with rabbit, squirrel, chicken, beef, pork, corn, potatoes, lima beans, tomatoes, and whatever, and claimed by both Virginia and Georgia. The other staples are coleslaw, and crackers—for the stew— and cornbread, well larded with cracklin’s if you’re lucky.
Use these links to find stories from our 2009 coverage of Texoma’s Favorite BBQ Joints, Shacks & Stands. A reminder to call ahead to make sure the place is still open. These listings have NOT been updated. The BBQ Joint by Edward... Read More
There is no better way to finish a meal (Italian or not) off than with a luscious Chocolate Panna Cotta.
If you are looking to prepare a healthy vegetable with an Italian flavor, you can’t go wrong with an asparagus Luciano.
La dolce vita isn’t limited to the Seven Hills of Rome, at least not when it comes to great Italian cuisine. When we asked Chris and Amy Goedecke to host a party at their home north of Whitesboro, we decided it was time to bring our readers our version of an Italian connection.
This potluck special ensures an empty dish at the end of the evening.
Deb Montgomery gets a lot of attention when she arrives at a church potluck. Her reputation for absolutely deee-licious casseroles is legend. So, we asked Deb to put together one of her all-time favorites for us.
Cake for a sandwich. Now there’s a plan.