Texicureans celebrates the diversity of Texas culture and cuisine.

Hosts Cindy Williams and her niece Emily Williams bring viewers along with them into the kitchens of ordinary Texans as they share their extraordinary traditions of food and family.

Texicureans goes beyond the Texas staples of brisket and Tex-Mex for a culinary journey into Texas history, cultural diversity, and rich traditions in the Lone Star State.

For the Love of Cheese

January 27, 2023

My niece, Emily Williams, and I started Texicureans because of our mutual love of the foods and cultures that make Texas like no other. During the last three years we have joined friends in many Texas home kitchens and ventured to their culinary cultural destination counter parts. We learned how… Read more

Chipotle Lamb Chops

January 18, 2023

John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner is another Texan that made it to the White House.  Starting his political career as a county judge, he then moved to State politics to serve in the House of Representatives during the session Texas was choosing its state flower.  He fought for the prickly… Read more

Lady Bird Johnson’s Lemon Pound Cake

January 12, 2023

This month we are celebrating Texans who made it to the White House.  Lady Bird Johnson, Texan, and wife of the 36th President of the United States served this yummy lemon pound cake at her daughter Luci’s wedding in 1966.  She probably baked it in a bundt pan, but we took… Read more

Cooking with Presidents: A small-town Texas chef’s rise and journey to the next chapter

December 22, 2022

It’s tough to find a more place-based culture than Texas. Evidence of that can be found in the comradery akin to family when you meet another Texan in a different state or especially abroad. Simply put, a fellow Texan can make you feel home. It’s no surprise that when President… Read more

Jalapeño Pie

December 14, 2022

Jalapeno Pie Tasty, Quick, Appetizer Print Recipe Pin Recipe Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 45 mins Course Appetizer Servings 10 Ingredients  2 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese2 jalapeños, seeded and sliced into slivers2 Cloves garlic, chopped6 eggs, beaten until frothy Instructions Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Oil the bottom and sides of a pie pan.Place cheese in pan.… Read more

Notes of The Nutcracker

November 26, 2022

For a recipe to work, the ingredients must complement each other and stick to a formula. Afterall, there are rules for how to make the dough rise and how to get a smooth sauce. But you and I both know the best recipes do not stick to the formula. The… Read more

Dark Chocolate Pecan Patties

November 23, 2022

Texas pecans are supremely the very best!  Add dark chocolate, and you have a healthy, satisfying treat.   I like to buy at least 60% dark chocolate chips for that rich strong element.  Buying your pecans at the grocery store is ok, but if you can purchase from a local… Read more

The Three Ps: Pumpkin Pecan Pie

November 16, 2022

This is where the creaminess of pumpkin filling meets the crunchy sweetness of pecans in one dreamy slice. I actually tell you how to prepare a fresh sugar pumpkin – those small couple-pound pumpkins sold specifically for this purpose.  The freshness of roasted pumpkin pulp can’t be beat.  You can… Read more

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries

November 10, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time for tradition.  We all have our fave dishes!  What if you could take one of the expected dishes and turn it into an unexpected burst of flavor?  That’s exactly what Roasted Sweet potatoes and Cranberries accomplishes. Once roasted, the cranberries release their juices in little pockets… Read more