Articles in the Recipes Category
My mom is a great cook, and like most great cooks, she has signature recipes that are family favorites. Her strawberry thaw is one of my dad’s favorite recipes, and I’m guessing that I have cousins who love it also, because the recipe my mom sent me was titled “Aunt Linda’s Strawberry Thaw.”
I made the strawberry thaw last week for Valentine’s Day as I had frozen strawberries defrosted for another recipe, and because the thaw is stored in the freezer, and we were going away for the weekend the next …
What better way than food to share our love for one another? My dear friend Emily of Wild and Crazy Pearl combined her love of food and photography to put together, along with writer Beth Kanter, Washington, DC Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Nation’s Capital.
It’s a beautiful book, and Emily spent much of 2012 photographing each and every image that appears in it (other than her head shot of course), at visits to Washington, DC restaurants either early in the morning, during lunch, and after work, while still managing to excel …
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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Just a quick public service post that Johnson’s Backyard Garden’s website ROCKS! There are other CSA (community supported agriculture) programs in Austin, but my hunger for information makes Johnson’s the best in my book. They post a picture of the contents of their weekly delivery, and when you roll your mouse over each item, it is identified for you!
I recently tried another local CSA and the fruits and veggies came in a box without a list of what was in there. So I went to their website to find the …Read the full post »
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My obsession with food tattoos continues. Isn’t Megan’s raspberry tattoo gorgeous?! Megan blogs at Stetted, and she invited Adam and I over — well, she posted on Facebook that she had space and we RSVPd — for a berry themed Thanksgiving live webinar and twitter tasting sponsored, in part, by Driscoll’s.
The food was delicious, but for me, this munchkin (Megan’s son), stole the show.
While I don’t think strawberries or raspberries are going to replace cranberries on my Thanksgiving table anytime soon, I did thoroughly enjoy the “holiday berry bellini.”
Note: I …Read the full post »