Museum of Human Achievement
"...- Goode Company, from Houston (Honorable Mention)..."
"...After R.G.'s death in 1959, his son Buddy and Buddy's wife, Betty, developed the brand into the bestselling sausage in Texas. When Buddy Meyer died in 1989, Gregg and Gary Meyer, the fourth generation of Meyers, took over the company..."
"...Though Smokey Denmark Sausage has been an Austin fixture for more than 40 years, there are still some popular misconceptions about the company. The product isn't Danish in origin; Denmark was simply the founder's surname, and his friends and family nicknamed him "Smokey" because his hair was prematurely gray, not because he was in the barbecue business..."
"...Call for product information (the Web site is temporarily out of commission). The company ships coturnix quail, pheasant, venison, bison, Argentine beef, wild boar, and other specialty meats...."
"...Bolner's Meat Company has been a food lovers' tradition on the south side of San Antonio for more than 102 years...."
"...I was supposed to write this piece more than a year ago, but fate (and a burglar) had other plans. On Saturday morning, March 8, 2014, Texas Honey Ham Company in West Lake was on fire, the result of a burglary-arson..."
"...The bottom feeders are called first: Heather, for her pig’s foot-looking steak (that had to have KILLED her to hear that), Grayson’s slab of ribeye, and Formerly Fat Chris’s albumin-leaching salmon. Colicchio and company give Heather her karmic due for bullying Bev, taking her to task for braising her beef instead of putting it in the pressure cooker..."
"..."We heard that Bobby was going to sell it, and my uncle and I got it in the Eighties. I originally learned how to make sausage from my father-in-law, making venison sausage during hunting season, but I didn't know anything about the big machines at the sausage company," Tharp admits..."
"...Wine: Texas Saké Company Rising Star Nigori Junmai Sake ..."
"...Bruce Aidells is America's meat expert; with 11 meat-centric cookbooks out, he's the originator of the first nationwide artisanal sausage company, and has had features in Fine Cooking, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cooking Light, and Real Food. Think of The Great Meat Cookbook as an updated and expanded version of his previous The Complete Meat Cookbook, modernized for today's new sustainable, grass-fed, pasture-raised, heirloom, and free-range meats, as well as new types of meat and different butchery cuts..."
"...The Pork Ribs ($6.89/lb) here definitely call for many paper towels and the Turkey Breast ($3.69/1*2lb) kept us in satisfying smoky sandwiches for several days. A pleasant discovery on a recent trip to Meyer's was a basket of cute little pie-lets from a company in Bastrop called Bluebonnet Pies..."
"...While we aren't totally out of the weeds, weather-wise, the conditions have been favorable enough to not choke out a good crop of nuts, as it has in recent years. Now that you have info for Tobias just in time for the shop closing, it's a great time to get to know some of the other great little respites along Hwy.71, eastbound and down. Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Company..."
"...Not all the details have been worked out, but it will be 4pm-midnight in the adjacent parking lot. There will be bands, and featured beers include seasonal offerings from Ayinger, Spaten, Franconia Brewing Company, Harpoon, and of course Austin's very own Live Oak (its Oaktoberfest offering is always delicious). Walburg Restaurant, 3777 FM 972 in Walburg, through Oct..."
"...This surprising upscale emporium can be found in tiny Eden, three hours northwest of Austin at the crossroads of highways 83 and 87. Company President Nancy Green says that about 9,000 cars pass every day, many of them stopping for the primal cuts, jerky, sausages, gift items, and gourmet condiments made by area entrepreneurs...."
"...To make the deal even sweeter, this Sunday the Kid’s ImprovEd Shakespeare Company will be performing Hamlet at the HOPE Market at 11am...."
"...Mr. Stiles and company are showing their gratitude for the listing in the form of a massive mountain of meat..."
"...So imagine my delighted surprise when I discovered Brooklyn Kolache Company, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The bake case was lined with opulent, golden-brown, yeasted kolaches, in sweet varieties, like strawberry, apricot and poppy seed, as well as savory: eggs, sausage, jalapeño..."
"...Main Street in Chappell Hill is lined with a few antique shops, a general store, and a bank that was possibly the last bank in Southeast Texas to register its accounts by names instead of numbers. East of town on US290, the Chappell Hill Sausage Company makes an excellent variety of sausages..."
"...The cooler the weather, the sweeter the lettuce. Animal Farm at the Downtown (and Triangle) Markets has lovely bags of baby lettuce as well as whole heads, and Johnson’s Backyard Garden is predictably hauling human-head-sized red leaf lettuces to all the markets. [image-8] Flying Pig Provision Company, my new go-to for bacon and ham, has added roast beef to their line-up, and like everything they do, it is wonderful..."
"...Both spinach and kale are lovely cooked up with bacon. Flying Pig Provision Company makes the best, read all about it if you haven’t already...."