COOKS! 2010


Welcome to our inaugural edition of Edible Austin COOKS! We hope you enjoy reading it with as much pleasure as we had in its creation. We’d like to thank our contributors as well as our story subjects for their hard work and talents shared. You can find full bios and contact information for our contributors, plus many additional recipes and resources online at And please support our advertisers, who make this all possible. — Marla Camp, publisher

ABOUT THE COVER Elizabeth Winslow of Farmhouse Delivery whisking. Photograph by Jody Horton.

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COOKS at home

Bobbie Nelson
Garrett Weber-Gale
Emmett and Lisa Fox
David Bull
Sara Hickman
Joel Welch
Sarah Bird
Shawn Cirkiel
Philip and Callie Speer
Robert Mayberry
Lauren Lane


cooking BASICS

How to Cook Fish
How to Make Coffee
How to Make Stock
How to Make Custard



Cocktail Party
Garden Party
Pie for Breakfast
Foraged Feast


at home DINING

Gary Weeks & Company
Form meets function in the dining room.


COOKS toolbox

Must-Have Kitchen Tools
Top picks from two top chefs.


ECO kitchens

Greening the Hub
A look at building sustainable kitchens.


ECO housekeeping

Homemade Clean
DIY green cleaning products for your home.


PLACE settings

Setting the Season
Prepare your table for dining with the seasons.



Holiday Gift Guide
Choose Texas wine for your holiday gift giving.


SMART food

There's an App for That
Our phone app picks for foodies.


FARMERS' favorite recipes

Follow farmers' cooking advice for seasonal meals.


What We're Cooking

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