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[29 Apr 2012 | 18 Comments | 1,701 views]
Tim Love Preaches Grill Gospel at the Austin Food & Wine Festival

I have a fear of cooking meat. I’m most comfortable with vegetarian dishes, and will occasionally make seafood or chicken, but I have never cooked and served a thick, juicy, steak. Growing up, my parents would regularly use our gas grill to make burgers, flank steak, kabobs, and more, but I never ventured to the grill to learn how to do it myself.
When I saw that Ft. Worth based Tim Love was leading interactive grilling demos at the Austin Food & Wine Festival, I saw the perfect opportunity to conquer my …

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[25 Apr 2012 | 12 Comments | 1,502 views]
Our (Second) Wedding Venue

When Adam and I got married on Christmas Day, 2011, we were already in the process of planning our wedding for October, 2012. After weeks of visiting dozens of venues, we had chosen one that felt truly special to us, and had hired a wedding planner. We took a hiatus from planning “Wedding B” as we started calling it in order to focus on planning “Wedding A” — which included many ups and downs in the month that we worked on pulling it together. As you know if you read …

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[3 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 4,129 views]
Austin’s Delicious April Events

I am hearing about so many wonderful-sounding events in the month of April, and wanted to share them here with you, as well as list them for my own reference.

Funky Chicken Coop Tour
Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The purpose of this tour is to encourage city residents to raise chickens at home by demonstrating the many ways that chicken (and other poultry) housing can be incorporated into urban residence without violating city ordinances or creating a nuisance.  Buy your “ticket(s)” in advance online for pick up …

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