If this polar vortex is getting you down, make a run to the store and grab all the fixin’s to make yourself a pot of seafood gumbo.

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If corny dogs for breakfast are wrong, we don’t wanna be right.

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This is what it tastes like, when doves fry.

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In Texas, queso is right next to tacos in the food pyramid.

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So what if they aren’t truly barbecued? These little crustaceans are delicious. Don’t let the whole killing them scare you away, just keep them away from your face. Trust us.

I don’t know about you guys, but I could sure go for one of these right now.

Photograph by Jody Horton.

What does it take to make "Migas Mondays" official around here? 

Photograph by Jody Horton.

Bored with the idea of making a turkey or ham for your holiday meal? Try your hand at our December Vittles recipe for Pozole Rojo. It may take some elbow grease, a trip to the grocery store and some time, but your happy tummy will thank you later. 

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King Ranch chicken anyone? #hopeyrhungry (at Sorta secret test kitchen)

Phase 2 of recipe test fun! Anyone guess what’s cooking yet? Anyone want to make a wish with me? (at Sorta secret test kitchen)

We test recipes for the Vittles page so you don’t have to. Just a friendly service from us to you gentle reader. #recipe #recipetest #classictexasdish #vittles (at Sorta secret test kitchen)