On my last visit to Filipino restaurant/grocery store Wok n Roll (which is, itself, inside another grocery store -- the H-E-B at Bellaire and Highway 6), I picked up a few items to take home. One of those, a bright red pouch of champorado, has been languishing in my pantry ever since.
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Photo by Nate SteinerI've always been a fan of oatmeal, even from a young age, when most children are supposed to prefer Count Chocula and Fruity Pebbles for breakfast. I was raised on a steady diet of warm, mushy cereal grains for breakfast -- oatmeal, grits, Cream of Wheat, Malt-o-Meal -- a ... More >>
If the food police wanted to really control childhood obesity, then they would just go into every grocery store in America and set fire to the cereal isle. But, we know that the sugar-coated cereal lobby led by Sam the Toucan, Dig-Em the Frog and their evil leader Tony the Tiger is just too powerful ... More >>
Photos by Lauren McKechnieNecessity is the mother of invention. For those long stretches between Easter and Halloween when candy is in short supply and groceries dwindle--here's a simple recipe to squash late-night sweets cravings.
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