recipes

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  • Mother's Restaurant Jerry's Jambalaya

  • Mr. B’s Bistro BBQ Shrimp

  • Mr. B's Bistro Creole Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey Sauce

  • DTB Nola Andouille Pâté

  • Goya Aji Tuna Tartare Tostada with Mango, Papaya and Avocado Salsa with Rocoto Crema

  • Barley and Board Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Mexican Street Corn

  • Zinc Bistro & Bar Devil’s River Lamb Burger

  • Maudie's Tex-Mex Poblano Crema Enchiladas

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Cocktails

BE MINE Cocktail

What a perfect beginning or end to any lovers' celebration. The BE MINE cocktail from our friends at The Bar at Bohanan's.

Salads

Hungry's Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

This simple and delicious quinoa salad from Hungry's Cafe in Houston has it all: organic veggies, a rockin' roasted garlic vinaigrette and padded with the protein of your choice! We went with grilled shrimp.

Sides

CC’s Simple Potato Salad

Red skinned potato salad from Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q is as simple as they come. Btw, this tempting pit stop in Tyler, Texas is one of the best barbecue joints IN THE WORLD!

Soups

Mother's Restaurant Jerry's Jambalaya

This New Orleans classic restaurant is home of the "World's Best Ham!" But their menu is full of delicious Creole recipes that are some of the best in the town! Jerry's Jambalaya is named for co-owner Jerry Amato!

Starters

Cafe at the Garden's Chicken Salad Chile Relleno

Mom's chicken salad recipe gets kicked up a notch in Cafe at the Garden's Chicken Salad Chicken Relleno! It's all nestled inside an Anaheim pepper and covered in cheese! It's a recipe this Midland hideaway has kept secret for years--until now!

Entrees

DTB Nola Andouille Pâté

Pate sounds harder to make than it really is, but sous vide style cooking makes this recipe a cinch! Pair it with toasted artisan bread and a few pickled vegetables of your choice!

Entrees

Mr. B’s Bistro BBQ Shrimp

"Don’t break out your grill for this dish. Here in New Orleans, barbecued shrimp means sautéed shrimp in Worcestershire-spiked butter sauce." Mr. B's serves the shrimp with heads and tails on -- and always with a bib!

Entrees

Mr. B’s Bistro BBQ Shrimp

"Don’t break out your grill for this dish. Here in New Orleans, barbecued shrimp means sautéed shrimp in Worcestershire-spiked butter sauce." Mr. B's serves the shrimp with heads and tails on -- and always with a bib!

Entrees

Sambuca’s Nori Seared Scallops with Black Mango Puree

Sashay over to these Nori Seared Scallops with Black Mango Puree, served up at Houston's favorite supper club, Sambuca! Carrot butter and black mango puree give this dish a creative spin that will keep your taste buds dancing all night!

Entrees

Don Pedro's Chile Colorado Sauce

Take Tex Mex to the MAX thanks to my amigos at Don Pedro's! Their famous Chile Colorado Sauce melds together dried poblano peppers with garlic and spices, bringing intense smoky flavor and heat to a rich sauce.

Starters

La Fogata's Guacamole Con Tequila

This is La Fogata’s secret recipe for their delicious guacamole con tequila! It’s made table side -- don’t forget to ask for the tequila kick!

Starters

Kata Robata’s Miso Eggplant with Garlic Sushi Rice

Master Sushi Chef Hori Manabu of Kata Robata stuns with this fried eggplant dish topped with a sweet miso sauce, sprinkled with sesame seeds and a Japanese chili powder. Simple ingredients, meticulously prepared.

Entrees

Ol' South's World Famous German Pancakes

Ol' South Pancake House in Fort Worth has been making delicious German Pancakes since 1962! It’s a family secret recipe, but they’re happy to share their mix with you so you can make them at home!

Sides

Fuego's Chipotle Cream Corn

Take corn, heavy cream, chipotle & "other goof stuff," mix it all together and you have Fuego's famous Chipotle Cream Corn, shown here as an essential topping to the fan favorite Dr. Pepper Cowboy Taco. Dive in!

Starters

Funky Door's Cheesy Fried Pickles

A quick and easy appetizer from The Funky Door in Lubbock! This dish was inspired by owner Carrie Britton’s daughter’s pregnancy cravings! It uses just three simple ingredients!

Entrees

Botika's Short Rib Noodles

These sweet and spicy short rib noodles are a best-seller at Botika! Combining braised beef short ribs, egg noodles and edamame with a medley of Peruvian peppers from the Amazon.

Starters

Foxhole Culinary Tavern's Salmon Ceviche Tostadas

Fresh, vibrant, coastal inspired tostadas with sliced Scottish salmon and a fruity twist from the guys at Foxhole Culinary Tavern! The simple prep includes fresh strawberries - something I've never had before in ceviche! Habanero sea salt gives it an extra kick.

Entrees

Chez Muffy's Crispy Pork Belly

A recent trip to Quebec begot an incredible recipe for pork belly with tarragon mustard, fava beans, green peas--all in a light pork jus. Compliments of the lovely folks at Chez Muffy!

Starters

Pan Fried Crab Cakes with Creole Remoulade

One of the signature plates at State Fare Kitchen & Bar in H-Town are these scrumptious pan fried crab cakes dressed in a Creole remoulade and served with a garden vegetable and herb side salad. Now they're all yours!

Cocktails

Wood Fired Eggnog

Chef Michael Sohocki of Restaurant Gwendolyn has revolutionized the classic recipe for eggnog by adding burning oak to everyone's favorite holiday sip! Cheers!

Desserts

Citrus Spiced Croissant French Toast

Talk about a game changer on Christmas morning! Feast on this INCREDIBLE Croissant French Toast with a salted crème brûlée sauce, decorated with fresh raspberries and pecan pieces. It's so easy!

Starters

State Fare's Dill Pickle Dip

I fell in love with State Fare when we shot our segment with these great guys for our TV show! So many delicious dishes, but the Dill Pickle Dip was a real surprise. Dill Pickle Dip, really! Yes, and it's fantastic.

Desserts

Mini Brownie Brittle Crunch Cakes

And now for something completely customizable for the holidays - how to make Crunch Cakes! Fetch your favorite chocolate cookie and get the kiddos involved! From H-E-B Culinary Director Scott Tompkins.

Sides

Creamy Tater Tot Casserole

One of the most popular sides at the award winning It’s All Good BBQ in Spicewood, TX is the Tater Tot Casserole. We had to duplicate the goodness...enjoy!

Entrees

Grilled Pulpo with Pimentón and Olives (Octopus)

Take the mystery out of preparing octopus. It’s delicious, easy to do and affordable! My friends at H-E-B Cooking Connection shared this fantastic recipe for serving up during the holidays!

Entrees

Turkey Pastrami Sandwiches

The signature Smoked Duck Pastrami from Noble Sandwich Co. gets a tasty twist with fresh turkey breast on grilled rye bread from H-E-B Cooking Connection. And yes, leftover Thanksgiving turkey does the trick!

Starters

Sweet Heat Pimento

The fan favorite Double Dip from Down on Grayson gets a fun makeover with gourmet pickled jalapeños and a superb chile seasoning courtesy of Chef Adrian with H-E-B Cooking Connection.

Desserts

Spicy Rum Red Velvet Cake

This version of Rails' rich & creamy Red Velvet Cake comes with an extra kick! We've added rum extract as well as chile chipotle powder to our mixture from H-E-B Cooking Connection for a twist on this devilish delight...

Entrees

Stone Werks' Coco Lopez Sauce

That delicious coconut spicy sauce from Stone Werks, recreated by my friends at H-E-B Cooking Connection. We served ours over pan seared salmon, garnished with spring onions. As seen on Goodtaste with Tanji...SO easy!

Soups

Aldaco's Grilled Cheese Queso

Authentic as they come! This 'Cazuelita de Rajas, Elote y Queso Panela' aka our Grilled Cheese Queso from Aldaco's comes together like clockwork, thanks to my friends at H-E-B Cooking Connection!

Starters

Salt Traders' Chowda Fries

Our H-E-B Cooking Connection take on Chef Jack Gilmore's Chowda Fries from Salt Traders in Round Rock, TX. Perfect for the first cold snap of the year or for a comfort food dinner! Watch how it comes together here.

Entrees

Chicken A La Parilla

One of El Machito's most popular marinades from Chef Johnny Hernandez re-worked by my friends at H-E-B Cooking Connection. Here it's made simple and easy with chicken jicama tacos!

Sides

Sweet Chile Brussels

Flavorful Brussels Sprouts unlike any I've ever tasted! Many thanks to The Garden Co. in Schulenburg, TX for sharing! As seen on our TV series, Goodtaste with Tanji.

Entrees

H-E-B That Green Sauce with Grilled Quail

Famous Green Sauce from Tex Mex landmark, Ninfa's on Navigation, re-imagined by my friends at H-E-B Cooking Connection! Joined by Texas Brand Quail, as seen on Season 2 of Goodtaste with Tanji...