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Cocktail and Culinary Recipes to Spice Up Your Holiday Season

Eight Austin chefs and bartenders share their favorite winter treats to make at home

Sure, everyone’s mom makes the best stuffing, but this holiday season it’s high time you branch out from your traditional recipes and try something new. We asked eight Austin chefs and bartenders for the dishes, desserts and cocktails they make their loved ones during the happiest time of the year. From homemade graham crackers to pork rechaad, these culinary masters offer tips to help you celebrate in style.

Graham Crackers

by Chef Susana Querejazu of Lutie’s

Hot-Buttered Painkiller

by Cory Starr of Tiki Tatsu-Ya

Pork Rechaad

by Sidney Roberts of Mumtaz Market

Gimli Club

by Robert Björn Taylor

Holiday Sipping Chocolate

by Krystal Craig of Intero Restaurant

Northern Cardinal

by Sarah Rahl of Austin Proper

Pozole Rojo

by Alma Alcocer of El Alma

Wish You Were Here

by Dante McGrath of Verbena