• Dining

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    5 Foods My Dad Really Wants for Father's Day, & Your Dad Will Want Them, Too

    Father's Day is this Sunday, for those of you who may have been living underneath a rock and haven't seen all the buzz about the holiday dedicated to celebrating our dads. This week, Brooke Viggiano gave us five things to do around Houston with Dad, like taking him to lunch, then to top golf, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2013

    Game Day Snacks: Homemade Corn Dogs

    Note: This is a re-run of a post from earlier this year, in which Eating...Our Words blogger Brooke Viggiano shares a favorite tailgating recipe in honor of game day. A classic hot dog is good and all. But you know what's better? A Corn dog, corn dog, corn dog, corn dog, corn dog, corn dog... Luc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    What's Cooking on Pinterest? Christmas Tree Pancakes

    Are you looking for a fun breakfast to make on Christmas morning? Pinterest is here to help you find the cheeriest breakfast your kids (and you) will love. It's a simple Bisquick pancake recipe with an extra addition of green food coloring. Turn your plain pancakes green and stack to make a beautif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Foie Gras Bubble Gum and 5 Other Items We Can't Believe Exist

    Ever come up with an innovative, couldn't be more perfect, fan-freaking-tastic idea, only to discover someone's already come up with it? Well, this is the complete opposite... You see, in these cases, we can't seem to wrap our heads around the fact that these items, in real life. It tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Game Day Snacks: Cheesy Pepperoni Puffs

    Football -- it's finally here! I could not be more excited to throw on a jersey, stress over my fantasy team and get a nice buzz while watching the games every weekend. But equally as important -- the food! With just a few simple ingredients, these Pepperoni Puffs are great for a crowd. I serve the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Copy Cat Recipe: A Little Piece of Cheddar Bay Right in Your Kitchen

    If you know me (and probably 80 percent of America, the obese portion at least), you know I lurve me some Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits. They are little delicate clouds of cheesy, puffy, buttery, garlicky goodness. These infamous pre-dinner freebies are morsels of the gods; heaven-sent, or more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Pancakes vs. French Toast: What's for Breakfast?

    When it comes to breakfast, everyone always has a preference, especially when it comes to deciding between pancakes and French toast. I am definitely on team pancakes. Sorry, French toast, but pancakes have stolen my heart. The light and fluffy cakes have endless possibilities that French toast ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    5 Recipes to Celebrate National Strawberry Shortcake Day

    You can't go wrong with a strawberry shortcake for dessert during the summertime. Fresh, juicy and sweet strawberries paired with a moist, fluffy biscuit cake and a massive heap of smooth whipped cream (I love whipped cream) just scream summer. Today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day, so I encou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Banishing Bugs with Bay Leaves

    Photo by Katharine Shilcutt​Boric acid kills roaches (among other creepy-crawlies). Which is great if you want to dispose of roach carcasses and enjoy crafting little tinfoil boats and filling them with white powder, gleefully placing them in enticing spots like kitchen cupboards, the insectic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Recipe: Kolaches (Sorta)

    ​Can someone tell me why, if you get kolaches from a place that isn't Shipley's, Kolache Factory or Olde Town Kolaches, they are all the same? Whether it's a place called Sunshine Kolaches, Happy Doughnuts or Doughnut World, it's hard to tell the difference between them. It's as if somewhere l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Mother's Day Pancakes: Four Ways

    ​Mother's Day is this Sunday, and if you're like us, you're still trying to decide exactly how to honor the woman who was brave enough to deal with you during your formative years. You could always take her to brunch, but that trick is becoming a bit played out. Huge crowds, huge prices, and g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    The Big 3: Banana, Chocolate Chips and Walnuts

    ​We are big believers in the sum of an excellent flavor fusion being greater than its parts. And we tend to return over and over again to certain ingredient combinations that just work really well together. That's why we'll be blogging about some of our favorite three-flavor blends that can be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    They run a great coffee shop, but the ambiance suffers a little from all the squished mushrooms and empty turtle shells lying around.​ Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we have a lovely bouquet and notes of walnut and oak in our boldly earthy flavor. Efferves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    The Shameless Chef: Sausage and Cheese Drop Biscuits

    ​Here on the Shameless Chef, we've already used pan sausage, and we've already used Bisquick. Inevitably, the decision was made to combine them. We're through the looking glass here, people. You'll need: 1 tube of pan sausage Bisquick shredded cheese of your own choosing (we've used ched ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Dives and DIY Shepherd's Pie

    Our readers weigh in.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    The Shameless Chef: DIY Shepherd's Pie

    ​Welcome to the first installment of The Shameless Chef, a new feature that will provide simple, hearty, creative recipes for the average person. Because, let's face it, real cooking is not for normal people. Real cooking requires difficult-to-come-by things such as "knowledge" and "ingredient ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Batter Blaster: Against God and Nature?

    Photos by Nikki MetzgarFirst, there was whipped cream. Then, there was cheese. Now, it's pancake (or waffle) batter being sprayed out of aerosol cans. God-fearing people everywhere are trembling as technology pushes us ever closer to experiencing breakfast as nature never intended. We tried Batter ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 2, 2009
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    July 24, 2008
  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Feels Like Old Times

    With Sammy Hagar back on stage, Van Halen trudges on

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Bubba Sparxxx

    Deliverance (Interscope)