I got an email yesterday announcing that Amazon is now shipping wines to and from Texas. The complications in shipping wine in and out of state have confused many folks over the years, but the bottom line is that through an agreement with the TABC, Amazon is now legally allowed to ship wine from Texas […]
I stopped by the Dallas Farmers Market this morning to pick up some JuHa Ranch eggs and the latest issue of Edible Dallas & Fort Worth. I always love checking out their section entitled “What’s Fresh?” so I can be sure to pick up a few seasonal items as well. Here’s just a portion of […]
It’s that time of year in Texas where the weather warms up and we start craving salads more. Anyone else? Well, at least I do! Salads are simple, but people can get overwhelmed when making them at home. Which lettuce do I choose, what toppings can I use, you want me to make my own […]
I’ve never met a chicken liver pâté I didn’t like and am always tempted to order it when I see it on a menu. It’s relatively inexpensive, it’s sweet and savory at the same time, and has such a luxurious mouthfeel. Some might argue chicken liver pâté is an acquired taste. Maybe it’s the mental […]
Smoothies make a great breakfast, snack or dessert and are easy to whip up in a jiffy when you’re on the run. All you need is a blender, a few ingredients, and a bit of creativity to produce your own cool beverage. Fruits and veggies are often the main edibles in smoothies, complemented by dairy, […]
There are a lot of products on the market nowadays that are intended to be butter substitutes. But in my opinion, there’s no substitute for great butter. People are concerned with the amount of saturated fat in butter, but as long as you practice moderation, you shouldn’t need to exclude anything from your diet. There […]
How is “local” defined in the ever-evolving food world? These days, there’s more thought, discussion, and interest than ever before behind the food we eat, where it comes from, how it’s raised, and how far it travels to get to the dinner table. Ask 10 people you know how they’d define local food, and you’ll […]
Quinoa is one of my favorite foods. It’s healthy, versatile, and simple to make. This grain-like plant’s edible seeds make a great side dish or a light main dish and are loved by carnivores and vegetarians alike for their high protein content. Similarly to rice, one part quinoa is cooked in two parts liquid, softening […]
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