Farmers Market recipes

Farm Stand Fridays: Summer vegetable gratin

I had the honor recently of being the guest chef in the demonstration kitchen at FRESH by Brookshire’s in Tyler. It was so much fun, as always, and I loved being able to focus on the produce that is so abundant here in Texas all summer; local produce from local farmers. It’s something we all… Continue reading Farm Stand Fridays: Summer vegetable gratin

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Apple-Raspberry Skillet Cobbler

Don’t you love it when you have leftover produce and you get to figure out what to do with it, coming up with (you hope) some delicious new dish or dessert?  I do.  It makes us think creatively, and in the kitchen, that’s important.  Sometimes we forget to try new things, making the same old… Continue reading Apple-Raspberry Skillet Cobbler

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Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract

There is something about using my granddaddy’s old cast iron skillet that makes me happy.  It’s an old 10″ black skillet, shiny with its seasoning. I know he used it well; Granddaddy was an avid cook and was good at it. At the time, as a little girl, I thought some of the things he… Continue reading Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract