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    April 10, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes 2014: A Love Letter to Houston Food

    Celebrating our city's diverse culinary scene.

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    January 29, 2014

    Instant New Mexico: Red Chile Sauce In A Jar

    Los Chileros puts a lot of New Mexico into a little jar.

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    December 19, 2013

    It's Time To Make Your Very Own Panettone

    Each country has its own traditional dishes and desserts for Christmas and the holidays. The French make Thirteen Desserts of Provence, Germans make Christstollen, Brits make Christmas pudding and Italians make panettone. This sweet bread originated in Milan (or so the story is told) and has become ... More >>

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    December 9, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Flank Steak, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my meal ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013

    The Ultimate Leftover Turkey Sandwiches (Part III): Get Ready for Delicious Friday

    Shit ton of leftover turkey? Us too. It happens to the best of us. The anticipation of the Thanksgiving meal is so great that, by the time we sit down to eat it, our multiple (and completely necessary) taste tests of everything in the kitchen have completely eliminated any room for the star of the ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on Brioche is a Delicious Mouthful (In More Ways than One)

    In spite of the incredibly stupid commercial for Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on a Brioche bun (see above), the actual sandwich itself proved to be irresistible. And even though I wasn't impressed by Wendy's efforts in the pretzel bun department, I found the idea of sweet brioche, smoky bacon, and ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Doughnut Spots

    The rest of the best 2013.

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    November 12, 2013

    Baked Goods: FM 603 Isn't Opening Until 2014, But You Can Taste Its Wares Now at Triniti

    FM 903 isn't scheduled to open until the fall of 2014; in fact it, hasn't even broken ground yet, but the restaurant/bakery is already generating quite the buzz. And you can sample what's to come at the weekly pop-up bakery hosted by Pastry Chef Samantha Mendoza. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2p ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Top 5 French Bakeries in Houston: Bon Appétit

    One of my fondest memories of traveling to Paris was buying a baguette that was as tall as I was. My mother and I gathered slices of prosciutto, pont l'Eveque cheese, apples, strawberries and grapes from a farmers market to make a picnic lunch behind the Eiffel Tower - all we needed was some bread. ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Chicken Tortilla Soup, Pumpkin Enchiladas, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and myself, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal plan an ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Shrimp Spring Rolls & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my meal plan and grocery ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Challah, Houston, Holla!

    If the upcoming high holy days have you craving challah, you're not alone. And while you're getting your braided bread fix, why not look beyond the simple (but spectacular) loaf and embrace dishes that incorporate challah in other ways? Here's a short tour of H-town challah. Perhaps the most popu ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Buttermilk Fried Chicken & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 "Classic" Food Trucks

    What differentiates a "classic" food truck from those on last week's list of Houston's Top 10 "Fancy" Food Trucks? For starters, a classic food truck has been around for at least a few years prior to the gourmet food truck craze -- if not a decade longer. Classic food trucks are usually found at th ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    From Tacos to Tikka Masala

    Houston's 10 best classic food trucks.

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    March 28, 2013

    Here, Eat This

    A beginner's guide to Indian cuisine.

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    March 18, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Crab Cakes & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    Eating Our Hearts Out

    100 Favorite dishes in the Bayou City

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    December 24, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Christmas Eve Spinach Loaf, Savory Bread Pudding and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    3 Ways to Use Ready-made Pizza Dough for Dishes Other Than Pizza

    There are less than two weeks until Christmas, and I'm done. Exhausted. Beat. I've baked cookies, bought and wrapped and shipped presents, made travel arrangements, made dog-boarding arrangements, and gone shopping and wrapping and shipping again. I've gone over the edge, and I don't mean Lady Gaga' ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    The $20 Trader Joe's Challenge

    Editor's note: We asked five Eating Our Words bloggers to head to Trader Joe's with $20 and write about what they were able to get. We've gathered their stories together here. Katharine Shilcutt: Objective: Two meals for two for $20 My boyfriend and I hit Trader Joe's a little before 5 p.m. on a ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Caprese Baguettes, Grilled Shrimp & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and me, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- my weekly meal ... More >>

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    July 4, 2012

    Top 5 Bakeries in The Woodlands

    Confession: I have a serious addiction to baked goods. This addiction includes -- but is certainly not limited to -- cakes, brownies, muffins, bagels, cookies, wheat breads, pies, donuts, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, kolaches, danishes, and pastries of all sorts. When it comes to these divine carb-fill ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    How To: Simple, Versatile Focaccia Bread

    Bread is definitely my favorite thing to make. I love everything about it, from proofing the yeast, to kneading the dough into submission, to the smell of baking bread wafting through the house. And, of course, I love to eat bread. I come from a long line of "dunkers" -- soup, sauce, even salad dres ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    Recipe: Flourless Cloud Bread

    I gave up bread for Lent, which has been a huge pain in the ass because bread is a major component of pretty much everything I think is delicious. I'm the girl who snags a loaf of warm, fresh-baked french bread from the bakery at the beginning of a shopping trip and ends up throwing a practically em ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

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    December 29, 2011

    Keep On Truckin': Ladybird

    Earlier this week, Sarah Rufca's article at CultureMap inspired me to get out and try several of the new food trucks that have hit the streets lately. I'm already currently obsessed with The Rice Box -- and that's having only eaten there twice -- so I headed out yesterday to try Ladybird. I don't k ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    How To: Make Homemade Challah

    Photo by grongarChallah!​If you've never had Challah bread before, now is the time to try it. This slightly sweet, eggy bread similar to brioche uses oil instead of butter and is traditionally served on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. Wanting to impress my Jewish fiancé for Hanukkah, I whipp ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by Brooke ViggianoTry not to eat the whole plate - I dare you.​Happy Hanukkah (tomorrow)! This week, I'm going to impress my Jewish fiancé with a week-long (don't judge me for not going the full eight days) Hanukkah feast like he's never had before. Since he's been in grad school living ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    Hot Cross Buns: Houston's 10 Best Bakeries

    Get your green waffles at Parisian Bakery III.​My friend Dr. Ricky has long said that there should be a comprehensive list of all the wonderful ethnic bakeries in town. I don't disagree, and in fact that's a list for another time. Today, however, we're focusing on all the different forms and ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    I can't believe it's October already. Since I've been pretending it's fall with my menus but it's really not, the lineup this week will be a nice mesh of both summer and fall recipes. With my picnic oven fried chicken and coleslaw and my brown butter pumpkin ravioli, you won't know what season it is ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Tortillas

    LexnGer​If you live in Texas, the tortilla is a staple in your pantry right next to the loaf of Texas toast. It's such a regular part of our diet, we often don't think twice about its history or endless possibilities. Stop a minute, and give the tortilla the attention it deserves. Here's so ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Happy National Guacamole Day!

    ​Friday, September 16, is National Guacamole Day, according to punchbowl.com. Naturally, we're marking the occasion by stuffing heaps of chunky guac into our...guac-holes while listening to the Guacamole Song. It would be inappropriate to celebrate any other way. While I have absolutely not ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Sourdough Bread: A Starter (Part One)

    Is it weird that I was humming the opening fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra as I whisked?​I grew up with freshly baked bread. The scent of dough proofing, and of crusty loaves baking in the oven, informs my sense memory from its earliest stages. I'm not quite sure where my mom picked up th ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 21, 2011

    Bread Lines

    Beyond just the baked goods, Cedars Bakery draws crowds with its authentic,beyond-the-mainstream Mediterranean food.

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    July 20, 2011

    Beyond the Bakery: Lebanese Breakfast at Cedars

    Photos by Troy FieldsBreakfast here is literally fresh from the oven.​In this week's cafe review, we trek out to Richmond and Dunvale to investigate the offerings at Cedars Bakery. Because despite the name, there's much more to enjoy at this Lebanese bakery besides the pita bread. The bakery' ... More >>

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    May 30, 2011

    Coffee and Quiche at Croissant Brioche

    Espresso and a latte at Croissant Brioche​Last Saturday, my husband and I were caffeine-starved and hungry, but short on time. Needing a fast bite to eat, we cruised around Rice Village, choosing our destination by parking spot availability. When an open space presented itself in front of Cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Pizza: The Perfect Quick and Healthy Dinner

    Kristen Majewski​When I was still working in an office, every day I was faced with the same annoying choice: either get in a good workout or cook a good, homemade meal. No matter how hard I tried to cram everything into those few precious hours after work, I could never balance the two so I co ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Pillsbury Naan: Thinking Outside the (Bread) Box

    ​As I was browsing through a local Indian grocery store, I came across a large selection of frozen breads. Always a sucker for a good naan, I scanned the array of colorful packages. I was surprised to see the fat, jolly Pillsbury Doughboy staring back at me from a familiar blue wrapping. Th ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    A Mean Mexican Breakfast at Tacos del Julio

    All this for less than $5. I love you, Tacos del Julio.​Tacos del Julio -- the subject of this week's cafe review -- is near and dear to my heart, and not just because I spent many a happy lunch there back in my old days of working for a Mexican-owned cement company. It's also the spot of many ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Migas at La Guadalupana

    ​My sure-fire breakfast on a bleak weekend morning? Migas at La Guadalupana (2109 Dunlavy, 713-522-2301), along with a cup of cafe de olla and a tall glass of jamaica. There's very little not to love about this breakfast, especially if you treat yourself to a bite from pastry case afterward. ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2, Philippe Schmit of Philippe Restaurant Lounge

    ​You might remember Philippe Schmit as the executive chef at the former Bistro Moderne at Hotel Derek. If you've been wondering where he's been since BM's closing in 2007, look no further. It's a new year and new beginning for the chef as January 25 marks the long-awaited launch of his restaur ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle French Onion Soup

    Croissant Brioche.​Every now and then, the temperature actually falls below 75 degrees, and when it does, I start getting in the mood for some French onion soup. This battle pits two places (Croissant Brioche and Au Petit Paris) that are within minutes of one another. Special thanks to comme ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Bohemeo's Baja Vibe

    Fish and shrimp tacos rock.

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    July 1, 2010

    Hot Shrimp

    Spicy Shrimp with Eggplant at Brio Tuscan Grille

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    September 11, 2008
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    December 26, 2002

    Construction Ahead

    Angelika Cafe & Bar

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    June 6, 2002
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    December 13, 2001

    Panettone in a Pear Tree

    Carlo Molinaro reminisces about Italian holiday traditions

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    March 2, 2000
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