Terri Taylor is a third-generation Texan who has spent the last 30 years in Dallas, working and raising her family. She studied journalism at the University of Texas and received a master of liberal arts degree from Southern Methodist University. During a pivotal year abroad in her 20s, she developed an appreciation for fresh foods while working on farms in Norway and France. She has been writing forEdible Dallas & Fort Worth since its inaugural issue in 2009. In 2010, she became its editor.
"Edible Dallas & Ft. Worth: The Cookbook is a cutting-edge celebration of the diverse, delicious, and dynamic food culture of these cities. Brimming with tempting photographs, it features engaging profiles of the people, places, and ingredients that makeDallas and Fort Worth unique, along with more than 100 mouthwatering recipes and invaluable tips, techniques, and ideas. The way Dallas and Fort Worth eats and drinks is inspired by beloved local restaurants like Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine and Bolsa; by acclaimed purveyors like The Mozzarella Company, Burgundy Pasture Beef, and Brennan Vineyards; by dedicated farms like Lemley's Produce and Plant Farm; and by chefs like Tim Byres and Robert Lyford. The delightful, unpretentious recipes in this book celebrate the very best ingredients of the North Texas region, including hot chiles, chilly watermelons, tangy white chevre, and beef. From Grand Mary's Fried Green Tomato Sandwich and Texas Chicken-Fried Steak and Cream Gravy to Momma Rae's Blackberry Buttermilk Pie and Treaty Oak Rum Apple Cider, you never know what you'll find when you turn the page. "--