Nothing embodies fall more than a pumpkin. The bright orange, bulbous gourd has so much potential […]
This Lavender & Rosemary Soap is ‘the’ ultimate recipe for livening up your bathroom and makes a great gift. It’s an easy Sunday afternoon craft project to make with mom this Mother’s Day.
There’s nothing tragic about the Orange Ophelia, but the flavor is definitely dramatic! Shake up this Shakespearean cocktail with blood orange juice, gin, and fresh rosemary.
Eat your fill on Fat Tuesday! H-E-B Cooking Connections set us up with this ancho chile pulled pork, complete with roasted root veggies, and a delectable CHEESY chorizo grits.
The ultimate Mother’s Day vacay is closer than you think. Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek is a fabulous boutique bed-and-breakfast situated on 90 acres of prime terrain, tucked away in the Texas Hill Country…
Boudro’s Texas Bistro on the historic San Antonio River Walk…it doesn’t get any better than that! Chefs Ivan and Manny add yet another inspired effort to Boudro’s gluten-free menu — a Black Bean Griddle Cake plated on a beautiful basque piperade, alongside a garbanzo roasted tomato avocado relish, and accompanied by rosemary potatoes, fresh plantains, and garnished with crispy green beans. Holy moly!
What a great way to celebrate honey: Lemon Honey Cilantro Grilled Chicken. It’s easy too!
This is a meal fit for a Royal Wedding, but you can make it at home! I asked Royal Chef Darren McGrady what he would serve at the Royal Wedding.
I had this delicious lamb dish at Olivette’s, the wonderful restaurant at The Houstonian. It is spectacular, and Chef Jeffery Everts agreed to show me how to prepare the beautiful presentation.He also shared the recipe.
I asked San Antonio Chef Scott Cohen if he could share his favorite holiday recipe with me. He said when he made this slowly braised Lamb Shanks with Flageolets, Gremolata and Rosemary Garlic Sauce…his family sat in sheer silence because it was so good.
New York Dame Michele Scicolone is an expert on Italian cuisine. She has written 13 cookbooks–including 1,000 Italian Recipes and Entertaining with the Sopranos, and says that traditionally short ribs are not a cut of meat used in Italy. Still, since she favors the cut, she decided to prepare them “Italian style.” Every time she […]
Boil your pork for at least 1 and a half hours in water. When done, remove and cut off fat then cut up the meat. Put olive oil in a saucepan on medium heat…add garlic, onion and saute till translucent. Cut up the potatoes and add to pan. Add zucchini, carrots, bell pepper and pork. […]
Beringer Vineyards in Napa Valley is in a nationwide search for the best steak recipes. The Great Steak Challenge divides the country into 10 regions. The winner of the Texas region is from Wimberley!
This is a great recipe for cooler weather…and it’s easy to make too! This one has some fond memories…I’ve got more details on that in ‘Tanjents’…but for now, this is a great dish to pair with a nice Pinot Noir or even a Rhone red. Braise lamb in slow cooker overnight – I salt and […]
Happy Fiesta everyone!! I’ve found the most incredible new side dish at Boudro’s. Sure, they’re known for their tableside zesty guacamole and delicious food, but wait till you try the Jalepeno Chips! These things are incredible. Chef Nelson Gonzales shows you how, plus check out their juicy grilled Texas quail…