Holidays: French Crumble Apple Pie

I lurve this apple pie recipe sooooo much. It is featured in the Rutherford Family Thanksgiving Dinner every year. That’s a pretty big deal considering that we are the family that voted turkey off the Thanksgiving menu. This apple pie, however, belongs in the Rutherford Hall of Fame. At one Thanksgiving in particular, I ate […]

Restaurant Review! Revival Market-Houston, Texas

From the duo behind Coltivare and Eight Row Flint, Revival Market in Houston is half old-school butcher, half café. Serving breakfast and lunch daily, Revival specializes in house-made charcuterie, carefully sourced products, and local and sustainable meats. Most importantly, though, Revival Market specializes in making really delicious food. This Heights neighborhood butcher shop/eatery is one […]

Pie-Gate: Lard vs. Butter

Screw the upcoming election. Here at Cookies and Salt, we know what’s really been on your mind: What type of dough should you use for your pies this holiday season!? Lard or Butter???? The indecision!! The agony!!! Well, lucky for you, the Cookies and Salt team has launched a preliminary investigation to resolve this hot-button issue… our very […]

Candied Bacon

As if bacon wasn’t already magical enough, I am about to share with you a way to make bacon even better. I know that this may seem like some sort of scam or mirage because SURELY how could anyone improve on salty, crispy bacon? Well, fair reader, in case you forgot, I am as generous as […]