It’s the perfect holiday for us wine loving romantics who not only cherish a glass of wine but also some rich, dark chocolate to go with. It’s no coincidence that most of the Valentine’s menus around town will have something chocolate on their dessert column. One of my go-to crowd pleasers is…
We’re in the dog days of summer…enough said! Who needs a reason for pie? Golden recipes from Goodtaste like former Houston Chronicle editor, Ann Cromwell, and a traditional Texas Pecan Pie from her TEXAS THE BEAUTIFUL cookbook! Our opinion? Some of the best pies for right now, including…
500 pies for the 4th of July. The ‘Eat Mo’ ore Pie Project’ from pie patron, Bud Royer of Royers Round Top Café, has been a raging success thus far. The initial goal of selling 500 pies (enough for 4,000!) to take to the Moore tornado folks in Oklahoma has already been met — and a new goal is already in the works to top it.
Print Recipe Chocolate Perfection Pie This delicious silky, chocolate pie comes from my friend Royal Chef Darren McGrady. Darren not only worked for the Queen but also for Princess Diana and her boys up until her untimely death. He’s a wonderfully talented chef and a delightful man. I have a number of his recipes from […]
Wow!! This is a big deal! Royers Round Top Café takes small town charm to another level. The owner Bud has his signature Chocolate Chip Pie – it’s a recipe that’s almost NEVER given out! One of the best I’ve ever had. Chunky, rich ingredients that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth…
It’s an iconic slab, smack dab in the middle of Texas! Royers Round Top Café is an experience all in itself, where people come for the gourmet comfort food, and stay for the Good Samaritan service.
‘Tis the season to give…and by that I mean shop! San Antonio, Houston and the surrounding Hill Country have some wonderfully practical destinations for finding good deals on all of the good stuff. It truly is more rewarding to give than to receive, BUT it’s pretty darn cool when you receive a gift that you can enjoy right then and there – something delicious!
Thanksgiving and pie go hand in hand…or should I say PIES! Part of the fun of the festive meal is tasting more than one delicious pie. I’ve got some great ideas to make your desserts devine–the best from some of your favorite chefs.
Ever tried Oaxacan Creamed Corn…Mmmm, it’s delicious. Rich, creamy and packed with flavor. Let’s face it: When it comes the Thanksgiving Day meal, it’s all about the sides! Turkey is turkey, but the sides can really make your meal shine!
Just like Ma used to make…and she still does – after 70 years!! Ma Harper is the master of all things creole, and her pies are to die for.
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.
Chocolate, dark chocolate, is my passion. I’m constantly in search of the perfect chocolate dessert…one that isn’t too sweet but that’s loaded with rich, dark chocolate.
Some of my wine enthusiast friends forwarded me this recipe from Washington. They were in the state visiting vineyards and fell in love with this fun version of an American favorite.
John Besh has a huge following because of his restaurants in New Orleans and his appearances on “The Today Show”, CNN, the Food Network and more. San Antonio recently welcomed his latest restaurant…Lüke San Antonio to the Riverwalk! Chef Besh shared this incredible Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe with me! Besh says his Grandmother Grace used […]
Welcome to Texas y’all! This is the most delicious dessert from the Cabernet Grilll in Fredericksburg…Chicken Fried Pecan Pie with Chocolate Jack Daniels ice cream!! It may sound ‘unusual’ but as you as can see, I couldn’t wait to taste it. Lucky for our photographer there was something left!!! You can make the pie and the ice cream ahead of time. Enjoy!