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Cooking Up Culture | Institute of Texan Cultures

SAN ANTONIO – Barbecue is synonymous with Texan culture. It’s a food that defines a regional flavor and style. In a way, it’s a culture all its own. To prepare for the summer barbecue season, the Institute of Texan Cultures is offering a 21+ event, with free admission, 6 – 8 p.m., Friday, May 2, 2014. Like any good barbecue, “Cooking up Culture” is gathering some great company. The Pure Texan Barbecue Company is taking care of the food, while the Barley Blacksmith and Alamo Beer Company are… Read More →

A conversation with … Dr. Jeffrey Savell, Cooking Up Culture – San Antonio Express-News

By Burt Henry, San Antonio Express-News April 24, 2014 SAN ANTONIO — Jeffrey Savell, Ph.D., has made Texas barbecue a science, so much so that Texas A&M University lets him teach a class in it. Officially known as “ANSC 117: Texas Barbecue,” Savell’s study in BBQology is a one-hour class only offered to freshmen on Friday afternoons in the fall. Just bring your taste buds and your textbook: “Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook,” by Robb Walsh. Course topics include everything from seasonings, marinades and rubs to “Briskets: To wrap… Read More →