Sustainable Bexar County farm feeds greater San Antonio community with fresh new market
By Edmond Ortiz
Oct 16, 2019, 3:43 pm
In support of the new endeavor, San Antonio food nonprofit Chef Cooperatives is pitching in to help. The organization is hosting a street tacos and shrimp boil social November 3 at the farm. Nearly 20 local chefs are scheduled to demonstrate their culinary skills at the fundraiser, including Chris Cook of Special Leaf, Adrian Davila of Davila's BBQ, Katrina Flores of San Antonio Botanical Garden, Teddy Liang of Alamo Biscuit Co., Stephen Paprocki of Texas Black Gold Garlic, Oscar Perez of Tio Pelon's Salsita, and Cheri White of Deep River Specialty Foods.
What Is Black Garlic and How Do You Use It?
MyRecipes September 19, 2019
If you've never encountered black garlic before, it could seem pretty odd. Here's a garlic bulb that, from the outside, looks pretty similar to any one that you'd pick up at the grocery store. But when you cut it open, rather than the usual white cloves, the cloves are completely black. It's not garlic that's gone horribly rotten. It's garlic that has been cooked in humid, low-heat conditions for a long time until it has a texture and taste that's sweet and umami rich, without the typical heat of raw garlic.
Chef Cooperatives launches cooking demo booth at Pearl Farmers Market
Sep. 9, 2019
Last Sunday, chef Joseph Martinez cooked up a tomato eggplant ragout and a goat cheese-stuffed squash blossom. This week, Paprocki will be the featured chef, cooking up some dishes made with his Texas Black Gold Garlic.
How fermentation unites us all through beer, wine, cheese and chocolate
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at 12:02 PM
As Nora Chovanec remembers it, she was the only college student brewing kombucha in her dorm room at Tufts University in the early 2000s.
She’d grown up in Oregon, where she had worked at a natural foods store in high school. That’s how she first learned about this probiotic-packed, fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast, or SCOBY.
Local Texas Black Gold Garlic Producer Expands Production
Local producer expands production in the heart of downtown San Antonio Thanks to popular demand, Chef Stephen Paprocki will expand…
Hurricane Harvey Helpers
By Kathleen Petty; Photography By Josh Huskin
The outpouring of support from San Antonio for Houston and the Texas Coast following Hurricane Harvey was immediate, with the city opening shelters while businesses and nonprofits organized volunteers and donations to provide for those impacted by the storm. Here, individuals from eight responding organizations share their experiences
Recipe: Texas Black Gold Garlic Cheese Bread
By: San Antonio Express News
In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, just until it starts to brown, approximately 1-2 minutes. Add onion and minced Texas Black Gold Garlic, continuing to cook until bacon is crisp and onion is soft, approximately 1-2 minutes longer.
The New Texas Black Gold
Edible San Antonio 2014
A few years ago, Chef Stephen Paprocki discovered black garlic in his unending quest for new things to do in the kitchen. He learned that, like regular garlic, black garlic has properties that provide health benefits, like being rich in antioxidants ... and unlike regular black garlic, it didn't give people bad breath.
UPDATE: 3 S.A. chefs NOT cooking at James Beard House
By Chuck Blount
Updated Thursday, March 8, 2018
A trio of local chefs plan to introduce Texas flavors and ingredients in a series of upcoming cooking events in New York City, including a five-course dinner at the prestigious James Beard House.
Incredible Edible Insect Event in San Antonio a ‘tasteful’ experience
Each tasting was of a chef-demonstrated recipe in which insects or insect-based ingredients were used. Featured chefs included Dave Terrazas, San Antonio Botanical Garden culinary and wellness specialist; Stephen Poprocki, Texas Black Gold Garlic; Joshua Schwenke, Gastronomy Live Events; and Michael Grimes, Southern Grit.
4 S.A. businesses make the cut in H-E-B’s annual Quest for Texas Best
By Paul Stephen
Updated Monday, July 23, 2018
San Antonio has made a solid showing in H-E-B’s 5th Annual Quest for Texas Best. Four area food producers — 1885 Coffee Co., Deep River Specialty Foods, Texas Black Gold Garlic and Tio Pelon’s Salsita — are among the 25 statewide businesses vying for $70,000 in cash prizes and other rewards.