Addie Broyles

Food writer

Hailing from the Ozarks, Addie Broyles expanded her cooking (and eating) skills on the West Coast and Spain before settling in Austin, where she has written about food for the Austin American-Statesman since 2008. The University of Missouri graduate has won numerous awards for her writing and her blog, Relish Austin, which is also the name of her weekly column in the Statesman. Addie is a founder of the Austin Food Bloggers Alliance, a nonprofit organization made up of more than 100 Central Texas food bloggers, and editor of “The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook.” When she’s not chasing after her two young sons, Addie blogs about being a working mom, part-time quilter and wannabe world traveler at thefeministkitchen.com.

Latest from Addie Broyles

How to get your kitchen, eating habits back in the routine for school
 We’ve been gearing up for school in my house, and I’ve been consciously trying to get my culinary house in order to keep up with the new routine. What does that mean? Well, making sure I have plenty of cereal and after-school snacks on hand is at the top of the list. And like many parents, I treat this back-to-school time like...

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We’ve been gearing up for school in my house, and I’ve been consciously trying to get my culinary house in order to keep up with the new routine. What does that mean? Well, making sure I have plenty of cereal and after-school snacks on hand is at the top of the list. And like many parents, I treat this back-to-school time like...
Hot plates
 It’s been the hottest summer we’ve had in a while, but that didn’t stop your creativity in the kitchen. Here are some fresh ideas from Austin-area cooks on Instagram to get you through the next few weeks. — Addie Broyles RECIPES Oaxacan Frittata Use butter and oil to get a nice crust on the bottom of the frittata,...

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It’s been the hottest summer we’ve had in a while, but that didn’t stop your creativity in the kitchen. Here are some fresh ideas from Austin-area cooks on Instagram to get you through the next few weeks. — Addie Broyles RECIPES Oaxacan Frittata Use butter and oil to get a nice crust on the bottom of the frittata,...
Zucchini boats with mushrooms, pepitas and goat cheese
 It’s hard out there for a zucchini. To novices, they’re often confused for cucumbers. To gardening experts, they’re that bountiful plant that puts off so much fruit that you won’t ever been able to eat it all. To people in between, they’re that green summer squash that you can interchange with yellow squash in...

Posted: a minute ago

It’s hard out there for a zucchini. To novices, they’re often confused for cucumbers. To gardening experts, they’re that bountiful plant that puts off so much fruit that you won’t ever been able to eat it all. To people in between, they’re that green summer squash that you can interchange with yellow squash in...
These smart cooks watched the eclipse through colanders, saltine cracker
 Did you get your solar eclipse pics? I’ve been in Missouri today, tracking the eclipse on my phone and through the shadows in several pinhole viewing boxes we made. The shadows formed by the trees were probably the most delightful surprise in this 95 percent totality zone, but I’m enjoying
            seeing all the Instagram...

Posted: 6 hours ago

Did you get your solar eclipse pics? I’ve been in Missouri today, tracking the eclipse on my phone and through the shadows in several pinhole viewing boxes we made. The shadows formed by the trees were probably the most delightful surprise in this 95 percent totality zone, but I’m enjoying seeing all the Instagram...
Recipe of the Week: Ahi tuna poke with a citrus twist
 Poke business is booming across the country, and cookbook authors are hoping we’ll try to prepare it at home. In addition to poke-dedicated books that came out this year, including “Poke: Hawaiian-Inspired Sushi Bowls” and “The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish,” we are seeing the dish pop up in cookbooks...

Posted: 2 days ago

Poke business is booming across the country, and cookbook authors are hoping we’ll try to prepare it at home. In addition to poke-dedicated books that came out this year, including “Poke: Hawaiian-Inspired Sushi Bowls” and “The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish,” we are seeing the dish pop up in cookbooks...
Like pimento cheese? Here’s where to get actual pimento peppers this weekend
 Many proud Texas cooks have recipes for pimento cheese in their cookbook collections, but hardly anyone uses fresh pimento
            peppers, which are somewhat difficult to find. Pimento cheese has always been one of Jack Gilmore’s most-requested recipes. It turns out that he doesn’t use pimento peppers
               after...

Posted: 3 days ago

Many proud Texas cooks have recipes for pimento cheese in their cookbook collections, but hardly anyone uses fresh pimento peppers, which are somewhat difficult to find. Pimento cheese has always been one of Jack Gilmore’s most-requested recipes. It turns out that he doesn’t use pimento peppers after...
Have you ever met a cookbook author with her own action figure?
 If there’s anybody breaking the cookbook mold in a more creative way than Michelle Tam and Henry Fong, I’ve yet to find them. This Michelle Tam action figure came out around the launch of their first book. Contributed by Michelle Tam The creators of Nom Nom Paleo have published several comic book-inspired cookbooks that are bursting...

Posted: 3 days ago

If there’s anybody breaking the cookbook mold in a more creative way than Michelle Tam and Henry Fong, I’ve yet to find them. This Michelle Tam action figure came out around the launch of their first book. Contributed by Michelle Tam The creators of Nom Nom Paleo have published several comic book-inspired cookbooks that are bursting...
Avoiding the dinner meltdown: Your back-to-school checklist for the kitchen
 We’re gearing up for school in my house, and I’ve been consciously trying to get my culinary house in order to keep up with
            the new routine. What does that mean? Well, making sure I have plenty of cereal and after-school snacks on hand is at the top of the list, but like many parents,
            I treat this back-to-school...

Posted: 5 days ago

We’re gearing up for school in my house, and I’ve been consciously trying to get my culinary house in order to keep up with the new routine. What does that mean? Well, making sure I have plenty of cereal and after-school snacks on hand is at the top of the list, but like many parents, I treat this back-to-school...
Confederate statues are falling; when will Aunt Jemima come off the syrup bottle?
 Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben. Two icons of American grocery branding. Two caricatures invented by white men based on slave imagery.  Countless
            articles and
             books have been written about the offensiveness and imbued racism of these African American characters used to sell pancake mix
            and syrup and boxed rice...

Posted: 6 days ago

Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben. Two icons of American grocery branding. Two caricatures invented by white men based on slave imagery. Countless articles and books have been written about the offensiveness and imbued racism of these African American characters used to sell pancake mix and syrup and boxed rice...
Kiwanis’ September fundraiser returns with Colorado Mountain Gold peaches
 If you’re in the market for some really good peaches that raise money for really good causes, mark your calendar for September
            9. The Northwest Austin Kiwanis host two peach fundraisers every summer, one in July and another in September. The deadline to
               order for the September sale is August 30. Contributed...

Posted: 6 days ago

If you’re in the market for some really good peaches that raise money for really good causes, mark your calendar for September 9. The Northwest Austin Kiwanis host two peach fundraisers every summer, one in July and another in September. The deadline to order for the September sale is August 30. Contributed...
Call it a chile, a chili or a pepper: Hatch is back (and in a poke bowl near you)
 We’re back in the Hatch action, my friends. Every August, Austin is inundated with all things Hatch. Sometimes too much Hatch, some might say. Hatch chile peppers are now for sale at many Austin-area grocers. Addie Broyles / American-Statesman RELATED:
               
               Could you tell the difference between a Hatch and...

Posted: 6 days ago

We’re back in the Hatch action, my friends. Every August, Austin is inundated with all things Hatch. Sometimes too much Hatch, some might say. Hatch chile peppers are now for sale at many Austin-area grocers. Addie Broyles / American-Statesman RELATED: Could you tell the difference between a Hatch and...