When first published, The Texas Holiday Cookbook drew rave reviews and gained a national following. In this new edition, truly Texan recipes like Margarita Balls and Really Whomped-Up Mashed Potatoes have been updated for contemporary tastes, products, equipment, techniques, and lifestyle concerns such as nutrition profiles.New chapters and materials include: superstar Texas chefs’ holiday traditions and recipes; food gift ideas for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's; Texas wines and spirits for holiday celebrations; and Texas tricks to make holiday cooking tastier, quicker, and easier such as combining homemade with takeout, using convenience products, and sharing the workload with guests.
Dotty Griffith is a recognized authority on Texas cuisine and barbecue. A former food editor and restaurant critic for The Dallas Morning News (Texas’s leading daily), Griffith is a native Texan who has made a career out of observing, analyzing, and sharing the elements of her state’s myriad food traditions. She lives in Dallas.