Nothing says “I love you” quite like this silky, rich, salty-sweet chocolate mousse. And guess what? It couldn’t be simpler to make.
Get a good look at this gluten-free dark chocolate chestnut cake before it’s all gone! This perfect holiday dessert comes from Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.
If sleepless nights sometimes make you crazy, there may be some help as close by as your refrigerator. Many nutritionists agree that certain foods can help you sleep more soundly…
Here are a few sinfully delish winter cocktail recipes sure to impress, while also pairing just right with seasonal favorites for your family’s table. Enjoy these ‘grown-up’ concoctions in front of the fireplace and escape these frigid temps!
One of the best places in Houston you’re guaranteed original artisan chocolates is Araya in Montrose. New flavors are in for Valentine’s Day, plus there’s tasty standards like the Strawberry Balsamic you’ll want to get well-acquainted with — available year-round and only 25 calories!
Wanna get to know your neighbors better, host a wine tasting! Just ask KPRC Anchor Courtney Zavala. Close to forty neighborhood moms converged on Courtney’s house for an evening of tempting tastes paired with a variety of wines…
This is the time of year when we celebrate all things chocolate — and guilt-free no less. Our confection of choice for Valentine’s Day is as classic as it is diverse, and on this holiday, a welcome aphrodisiac! Feast your eyes on the following timely recipes involving this favorable ‘food of the gods’…
Chocolate and wine…could there be anything better?! Not in my book. Good quality chocolate and select vinos, when paired properly, can create among the most incredible, sensual sensations ever. Here are a few romantic recommendations I’m sharing on Goodtaste.tv. A rule of thumb is…
Ever heard of ‘peanut butter powder?’ It’s incredible, and it’s one of the tasty tips that make these frozen banana pops from Chef Charlotte in H-E-B’s Cooking Connections so sensational.These are easy to make…a five minute fantasy in the kitchen. Your kiddos will also love them as an after-school snack. Heck, bring them in on the cooking process!
On a recent trip to San Francisco, we dined at the noble Acquerello restaurant…an icon among Italian restaurants around the world. We concluded our meal with a dark chocolate creation that is simply one of the best chocolate desserts I’ve ever tasted…until now!
What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last but not least – red wine.
The Houstonian’s Pastry Chef, Catherine Rodriguez, tells me Italy was the inspiration for this delicious Cointreau Tea Cake. Include it when planning your next party either at your place or at the Houstonian.
I have no complaints with this decorative dessert…who would?! It’s triple the chocolate for Fig Tree’s Bouche de Noel, or “yule log.” Savory powdered sugar sprinkled across whipped layers of moist Genoise cake, filled with rich chocolate mousse and a butter cream icing to top it all off.
Royal Chef Darren McGrady is the Maestro of this delicious dish. The Royal Roulade Yule Log–it has a colorful history. There is a custom that dates back to the 12th Century in England that on Christmas Eve an enormous log of freshly cut wood would be brought into the house. This was known as the “Yule Log”.
H-town is wrapped in a romance and the lovin’ is sweet! In this latest edition of ‘Best of Goodtaste,’ I’m featuring some of my favorite desserts that originate straight from the heart of the Bayou City.