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.

Texas Ranger Chili

September 19, 2023

A cowboy and a word slinger walk into a test kitchen in Giddings, Texas. Frank Malinak III and Lorie A. Woodward, respectively. They are equipped with a pound of Lee county’s finest ground beef and wild game meat from a medium size Nilgai (also known as a South Texas Antelope).… Read more

Chicken in Wine

September 9, 2023

Wine, mushrooms, and thyme combine for a meal worthy of your family or company! Another Tyler Junior League cookbook rendition, I’ve prepared this dish for my family for many years and it always pleases.  Here’s a hint, if you haven’t finished a bottle of wine in a couple of days,… Read more

Cheese Straws

September 8, 2023

Spicy with cayenne, these crispy cheese crackers boast only five ingredients.  And they freeze well to pull out for quick wine accompaniment. Another Tyler Junior League cookbook recipe, this traditional southern fare is worth revitalizing when you have left over cheese that needs to be used.  Or simply snag a… Read more

Chocolate Cake Roses

September 6, 2023

They are pretty, They are chocolaty bites of goodness. Silicone molds are a game changer for pretty individual cakes.  Spray the mold with an oil, fill, and pop in the oven for a quick, attractive presentation. Once they cool from the oven, you can push the cakes out from the… Read more

Roasted Poblano Corn Pudding

August 25, 2023

I spent a lovely afternoon with Tyler native daughter, Anna Katheryn Schultz.  A 5th generation Texan, her great-grandfather in the 1920’s was one of the founding members of the Rose industry in Tyler.  The sandy, acidic soil on their land was perfect for roses and he began shipping roses world-wide… Read more

Texas Rose Festival

August 25, 2023

Everything’s Coming up Roses in Texas! Born and raised or brand new, you know Texans love our festivals. Celebrating your home town is the only sentiment that even dares to gain on the general pride of being a Texan. At Texicureans, we love visiting local celebrations and finding the recipes… Read more

Stunning Salad

August 16, 2023

Colorful, easy, and with only three ingredients – this salad will stand the test of a shower, luncheon, or dinner party.  And its just an easy recipe for your home meals. When my Mom was running the wedding shower/bridesmaid luncheon circuit with her friends, this salad was a mainstay.  It… Read more

Roasted Corn Salad

August 10, 2023

It’s Hot!  But this is COOL! Add Roasted Corn Salad as a side dish to anything – chicken, fish, or beef.  It’s also great for a quick lunch with a slice of luncheon meat. You may hesitate starting up the grill, but here’s a hint – roast a dozen or… Read more

Beer Batter Halibut

July 25, 2023

“North to Alaska” I can hear the 1960’s movie theme song setting the background for this iconic western.  Sam McCord along with George and Billy Pratt hear the call to adventure and cross the Yukon river in 1892 in search of gold below a mountain southeast of Nome. In true… Read more