Paula Forbes, S.A. Express-News

Paula Forbes

S.A. Express-News

Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Paula:

What to bake with Texas grapefruit? Try these two delicious desserts

Forget salads and breakfast. Grapefruit Cornmeal Upside-Down Cake and Pistachio Coconut Grapefruit Bars are the best way to honor the glorious Texas grapefruit. → Read More


How to Roast a Big Hunk of Meat

The easiest way to cook for a gathering of any kind. → Read More


The Easiest Cocktail Recipe for Elevating Your Holiday Party

Boozy, delicious, and simple—this is the kind of drink we imagine adults drink at grownup parties. → Read More


Cookbooks are the Perfect Last-Minute Holiday Gift

Five of the best new cookbooks for the hard-to-please people on your list. → Read More


How to Cook Just About Anything with Wine

We got a sommelier to help us work toward a general theory of cooking with your favorite adult beverage. → Read More


The Only Whiskey Drink You Need to Know

It's simple math even a drunk person can remember. → Read More

Most pecan pies are short on pecans. But hey: We live in Texas.

You need this recipe for classic pecan pie from cookbook author Paula Forbes in your life. → Read More


How to Finally Master the Off-the-Cuff Pasta Dinner

It's time to learn to freestyle your pasta at home. → Read More


These Are the Fall Beers You Should Be Drinking Right Now

Bartenders share their favorite autumnal six packs. → Read More


How to Tailgate Like a Bartender

The absolute best options for fall day drinking. → Read More


How to DIY Your Favorite Salad Dressing

Want to con yourself into eating more salads? Keep a jar of this in the fridge at all times. → Read More


Skip the Fancy Ice, Put Popsicles in Your Cocktail Instead

The easiest way to make your next drink way more fun. → Read More


Why Fall Is Actually The Best Time for Grilling

It's not just because of the whole tailgating thing—fall is the best time for grilling, thanks to easier weather and cozier recipes. → Read More


Four New Ways to Turn Your Wine into a Cocktail

Skip the spritz and try one of these bartender-approved alternatives. → Read More


Tajín Is the Ingredient All Your Late-Summer Food Needs

It's perfect on just about everything, from salads and steaks to margaritas and micheladas. → Read More


The Best (Affordable) Rums for At-Home Cocktails

Bartenders give us their recommendations for the best affordable rum for your next daiquiri or mojito. → Read More


5 Bartender-Approved Drinks for Your Next Cookout

Yes, cheap beer is fine. But sometimes you want to diversify your options. → Read More


5 Foods You Didn't Know You Could Grill (But You Should)

Give the steaks a break. → Read More


Summer Is the Time to Use Your Microwave

Skip the stove altogether and save yourself—and your dinner. → Read More


How to Keep Your Drinks Cold When It's Way Too F***ing Hot Out

Bartenders teach us how to keep drinks cold when it's hot as heck outside, and your ice is melting faster than you're drinking. → Read More