In honor of Texas’ annual Poteet Strawberry Festival each spring, we’re officially declaring it strawberry season! As we dive into the warm-weather months, now’s the time to grab a pint of fresh strawberries and whip up some strawberry masterpieces. Our team has rounded up some of our favorite strawberry dishes (both savory and sweet) to […]
Strawberry Sweets & Treats
Sunshine and juicy strawberries go hand-in-hand! These ruby red beauties are a perennial favorite of ours, over and above a sure bet for spring cuisine down south. Lighten up the last part of your meal with some ‘berry’ good desserts…
Not Your Mama’s Strawberry Shortcake!
Ahh the flavor shades of summer. Bright, light and oh so good! Chef Belinda of H-E-B Cooking Connection shares a chic finger food you can make with fresh strawberries. It’s shortcake in a way you might not have thought of before. The real “kicker” here is…
Ruggles is Certified GREEN!
In the heat of the summer, a heavy meal isn’t appealing…at least not to me. So, it was a great find to pop into Ruggles Green over in CityCentre off of I-10. Ruggles Green is Houston’s first Certified Green Restaurant, adhering to the guidelines of the Green Restaurant Association. It’s a cute spot and a busy one!
Must-Do Valentine’s Day Desserts!
Valentine’s Day is synonymous with sweets of all kinds. Instead of the usual box of chocolates, however, why not think outside the box! Over the past few years I’ve collected a number of memorable dessert recipes. Here a few sexy selections that go a long way for love…
Chocolate-Dipped Gameday Strawberries
Fresh fruit for a fresh new season of some rough and tough football! I hardly think there’s anything in Texas we appreciate more…These chocolate-dipped gameday strawberries are sure to be a hit at your next tailgate event. And why wouldn’t they?!
You can view the video on the KPRC website.
Haven’s Heavenly Texas Strawberry Salad
Haven is a little piece of heaven in Houston. The food is delicious which should come as no surprise. Chef and owner/partner Randy Evans was previously the chef at Brennan’s. Haven’s patio is truly one of the prettiest I’ve seen. Chef Evans sources local ingredients for his creative fare. This Texas strawberry salad is an example of fresh at its best.
Make fresh jam with Poteet strawberries
Homemade jam is so much easier to make than you would think…and it adds the perfect bit of freshness to brunch. Chef John Armstrong at the Westin La Cantera makes jam with fresh Poteet Strawberries. It’s part of Francesca’s new brunch, which has a wide range of delectable items…starting at about $13!
Rosé Tastings a Must Do
Take me to the South….of France! A glass of rosé wine is a start. That’s where some of the world’s finest rosés come from. Summertime is perfect for rosé. I’m not talking white zinfandel! Many rosés have a nice crisp acidity that’ s very refreshing in hot weather. Like red wines rosés are made from […]