What Brisket and Chocolate Have in Common (Besides Being Delicious)

Melted chocolate at Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue, in Tomball, on December 22, 2020.Barbecue was supposed to be the side business at Tejas Chocolate Craftory when it opened in Tomball in 2015. Scott Moore Jr. and his partner, Michelle Holland, knew that chocolate alone wouldn’t pay the rent for the charming 1907 house they found for their shop in the historic Old Town district. While mulling options for additional revenue, Moore, a self-described backyard barbecue warrior, considered that this small town, about thirty miles northwest of Houston, didn’t have many  good options for smoked meat. So Moore and Holland bought a smoker, added a barbecue menu, and brought in Scott’s brother, chef Greg Moore, to run the kitchen inside their chocolate store. When Scott proposed that he join Tejas, Greg was happy to leave behind the stressful life of…View Original Post

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