Meeting a friend in the area Monday night. Looking for a good down-home oyster shack/barbecue pit, or whatever. I'm coming from San Antonio, he flies in to Houston. Anything? The back-roadier the better.
Perfectly tender and deeply seasoned with garlic, onions, peppers, and bay leaf, these authentic black beans take a while to cook, but are totally worth it.
Easy Dessert Tart Crust
This easy dessert tart crust is buttery, lightly sweetened, and delicately crispy -- the perfect foolproof base for any sweet filling you can devise.
Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops
Lamb loin chops may seem fancy, but they're super easy to cook in a single pan. Just sear, roast, and rest for juicy perfection.
Crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Ridiculously easy yet super impressive (and naturally, delicious), these crispy prosciutto-wrapped asparagus spears are perfect appetizers or cocktail party food.
Alfajores, popular throughout South America, deserve more widespread fame. The shortbread-like cookies are super tender and delicately crumbly thanks to cornstarch, and the dulce de leche sandwiching them together is smooth, sweet, and creamy-caramelly.
Red Velvet Cake
Red velvet cake is festive, fine-crumbed, moist, and delicious with cream cheese frosting.