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Texas Cookbooks for Your Kitchen

I love to cook. I think just about every Texan does. Cooking is something we’re proud of in the Lone Star State, and an art we take seriously. I’ve compiled a nice list of Texas cookbooks for you. Each of these books are Amazon best-sellers and rank at the top of the list. How can you go wrong with that? I know that as a busy as the holiday season gets, I need all the help in the kitchen that I can muster.

Texas cookbooks are an easy way to get the food cooking and on the table, whether you replicate the recipes or use them for inspiration. Most of my recipes are tweaked and re-birthed into customized dishes that I like. But it all starts with the basic recipe, and I typically get that from a well-loved cookbook.

Want to know how else you can use these groovy cookbooks? Give them as presents and gifts. Share the love with family and friends. Especially if you’ve got a loved one who’s moved out of state and is craving some down-home, Texas eats. We’re all about soul food in Texas: BBQ, salsa, Tex-Mex, chili…makes me hungry thinking about our special cuisine!

Heck yeah, ya’ll! Texans are the best about knowing how to follow our hearts and put a whole lotta love into our food.

About Laura Townshend 91 Articles
Laura's a native Texan. Besides loving Texas and horses, she's a marketing consultant, writer, and blogger who lives in the western Hill Country of Central Texas with her husband, their daughter, and a bunch of dogs and cats. Reach her at

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