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A Business Blessing!

2024 has ushered in a season of blessings. Special thanks to Dr. Burrit Hess at Waco Family Medicine, Chisa Bringham at National Women in Agriculture, Central Texas Chapter, and Dr. Phebe Hayes and Taylor Suir at the Iberia African American Historical Society in New Iberia, Louisiana for your supportive recommendations. Thank you to Tito's Handmade Vodka for your generous grant.

After we bask in God's uncommon favor for a moment, then it's time to get to work!

It was truly great meeting new friends and seeing old friends! Community Vegan, Better Say Grace & Antonelli's Cheese, all of ATX. Trish Wesevich (a Lake Charles Native!) Food Consultant. Cathy Cochran-Lewis and Gina Burchenal of the Texas Food and Wine Alliance. Last but not least, Amiah Yearby, Congratulations to all twelve 2024 grantees - Mercado Sin Nombre, Farmshare Austin, East Eden Farms, Antonelli's Cheese, Independence Brewing, Texas Kin Khaoi Thai, Gardopia Gardens and Mill + Refill. Peace & blessings & blessings y'all!


Chef Sheri's Tips


Each Mother Sauce produces two to three secondary sauces and host of derivitive sauces.



The key to developing rich sauces is in mastering the art of making a Roux.



Over-hydrated or thin sauces can be saved by making "slurry"; part cool sauce or liquid plus starch for thickening.

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