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    April 10, 2014

    Where to Eat in Houston for Easter 2014

    Your guide to holiday meals.

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    April 7, 2014

    France a la Houston

    When translated from France to America, the culinary capital of the world's traditions often amount to starched white table clothes and stuffy service. Houston is luckier than most cities, as there are a few places in the Bayou City to get a great croque madame or a delicious foie gras torchon. In o ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Three Happy Cows Yogurt Returns to Houston Market

    Happy cows from California not only make great cheese, but they also make great milk, and that milk is used to make delicious, fresh and creamy yogurt in Dallas. Several months ago, the Dallas-based Greek and drinkable yogurt company Three Happy Cows ceased production after a fire destroyed the yogu ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Where to Eat on Easter Day (2014)

    Some of you may be wondering, "When is Easter?" And I bet those of you who gave something up for Lent know exactly when Easter is (you've been counting down the days). Well, this special holiday is Sunday, April 20, and the best way to celebrate any weekend holiday is with brunch, no?. Many restaur ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    Crawfish Season Is Off to a Slow Start

    But here's where to get your mudbugs.

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    March 10, 2014

    Top 5 Cheese Plates in Houston

    When a menu offers a cheese plate, there's a 99 percent chance I am going to order it. Especially if it comes with a variety of breads, crackers, fruits, meats, and preserves or jams. Each of these enhance the cheese -- and you can make a meal out of an appetizer. Whether you want to munch on some ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    Recipe of the Week: Flourless Chocolate Cake

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post This week (just in time for Valentine's Day), we're bringing you the king of all chocolate desserts, the flourless chocolate cake ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Rest of the Best 2014: Houston's Top 10 Salads

    Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners have been announced, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we're rounding up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories during the next several ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Christmas Eve Lobster Mac & Cheese and Classic Minestrone

    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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    September 2, 2013

    Top 5 Cheese Pizzas To Try in Houston

    These days, the phrase "plain cheese pizza" is a bit of an oxymoron since enterprising chefs keep upping the ante in terms of creatives takes on the traditional pie. Houston pizza purveyors have followed suite; here are five innovative pies to try in Houston just in time for National Cheese Pizza D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    TCBY Serves Chocolate Almond Frozen Yogurt Made With Silk Almond Milk

    Frozen yogurt is known for being a lighter and healthier option in comparison to ice cream and custard, but TCBY has made one of its yogurt offerings much healthier by substituting Silk Almond Milk for regular milk. TCBY has created Chocolate Almond frozen yogurt that uses the Silk brand of almond ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make Chocolate Éclairs Like a MasterChef

    Masterchef is back (and with another Houstonian in the mix -- Team James)! We've been loving the season so far, especially the pressure tests. But with a pissed-off Ramsay, daunting time restraints and cameras right in the contestants' faces waiting for them to break down in an ugly cry in front of ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Ten Kicked-Up Breakfast For Dinner Dishes... Because Breakfast Is Good Any Time Of The Day

    Growing up, If I got to eat breakfast at any other time of the day than in the morning, it was always a treat. Whenever I saw it was breakfast for lunch day on the cafeteria lunch menu, I literally jumped for joy at the thought of having bacon, eggs and pancakes with tons of maple syrup instead of a ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Blue Cheese Burgers & 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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    June 26, 2013

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make The Perfect Pie Crust & Lemon Meringue Like a Masterchef

    Masterchef is back (and with another Houstonian in the mix)! We've been loving the season so far, especially the pressure tests. But with a pissed-off Ramsay, daunting time restraints and cameras right in the contestants' faces waiting for them to break down in an ugly cry in front of the judges an ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make Hollandaise & Eggs Benedict Like a MasterChef

    Masterchef is back (and with another Houstonian in the mix)! We've been loving the season so far, especially the pressure tests. But with a pissed-off Ramsay, daunting time restraints and cameras right in the contestants' faces waiting for them to break down in an ugly cry in front of the judges an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Breakfast for Dinner Is Always a Good Thing & Haven Has You Covered

    Attention, Houstonians, chef Randy Evans of Haven has a new waffle iron and is serving up chicken and waffles on his new limited-time breakfast for dinner menu. I don't know about you, but I absolutely love breakfast and could eat it for every single meal, even if it is just cereal and eggs. Every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Matt Pak of Koagie Hots and The Golden Grill, on Life as a Food Truck Owner

    This is the second part of a three-part Chef Chat series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 3 in this same space Friday. Yesterday, we chatted with Matt Pak, the chef and co-owner of Koagie Hots and The Golden Grill food trucks, about how he got started in the food world. He also told us about his ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    Meditations on Home Cheese-Making

    My husband has never been one to shy away from making foodstuffs at home that can be easily (and cheaply) purchased elsewhere. In addition to regularly brewing beer, he has also tried his hand at making yogurt, bagels and kimchi. I admire his culinary ambition and certainly relish the fruits of hi ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013

    10 Ways to Make Ordinary Deviled Eggs Extraordinary

    Each Easter, my family and I dye hard-boiled eggs with the standard grocery store dying kit. My mom then hides them around the house for our Easter egg scavenger hunt/overly competitive holiday tradition on Easter morning. After we all run around the house in hopes of being the Easter egg hunt cham ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    All The Luxury, Half the Price: A Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner for Two

    Romance is in the air...and in my kitchen. My fiancé and I are skipping the stuffy Valentine's Day steakhouse dinner in favor of an at-home meal filled just as much luxury. By using lobster tails in a decadent macaroni and cheese and serving strawberries with a homemade champagne vinaigrette, we'll ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    'Tis the Season for Spirits and Cheese: Scotch Whisky Edition

    This holiday season, turn the tables on the traditional "wine and cheese" combo by pairing cheeses with your favorite hard alcohol. In this special series, I'll be investigating which fromages go best with distilled spirits as well as offering tips on how to construct a tasting without breaking the ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    'Tis the Season for Spirits and Cheese: (Reposado) Tequila Edition

    This holiday season, turn the tables on the traditional "wine and cheese" combo by pairing cheeses with your favorite hard alcohol. In this special series, I'll be investigating which fromages go best with distilled spirits as well as offering tips on how to construct a tasting without breaking the ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    'Tis the Season for Spirits and Cheese: Cherry Vodka Edition

    This holiday season, turn the tables on the traditional "wine and cheese" combo by pairing cheeses with your favorite hard alcohol. In this special series, I'll be investigating which fromages go best with distilled spirits as well as offering tips on how to construct a tasting without breaking the ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    The Golden Noodle: A Mac N' Cheese Smackdown

    I should have worn my stretchy pants. I should have known better. Yet, there I found myself, trying macaroni and cheese after macaroni and cheese with no end in sight, trying harder and harder after every bite to keep a poised, lady-like posture while simultaneously using every inkling of strength t ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Seared Skirt Steak, Sweet Potato Skins & 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    How To: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

    You can't go wrong with a classic dessert like a pineapple upside-down cake. The sugary, buttery topping adorned with the vintage pineapple slices and maraschino cherries makes for not only a beautiful presentation, but a wonderful and delicious cake. There are a variety of ways you can make this c ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Top 5 Cheeses on Pizza

    As a child, I always ordered my pizza with just cheese, nothing else. I love the stringy, melted stuff on every single slice; sometimes I would order my pizza with more cheese and less sauce. What can I say? I love it. Unfortunately, it took me until my twenties to realize that pizza can be made of ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    How To: Eggs Benedict & What I Wish I Had Known

    Making the perfect Eggs Benedict is pretty difficult, I'm not going to lie. Not only do you need to poach two eggs, but you must create a Hollandaise Sauce, toast an English muffin (unless you're making your own) and griddle two slices of Canadian bacon. I've seen Food Network stars make Eggs Bened ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    A Chocolate and Almond Cake for Julia Child

    As Katharine Shilcutt noted this morning, today is Julia Child's 100th birthday, and in honor of this special day, I have made one of her best cakes, Reine De Saba, as seen in Julie & Julia. It's a semi-sweet chocolate cake with pulverized almonds and rum. I love everything about French food: the w ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Guacamole & Bacon Paninis, Bistro Salad and More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and myself, 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 ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    The Non-Pressure Test: Make Eggs Like A Masterchef Part 2

    Recently on Masterchef (team Christine!), the contestants were put to the ultimate culinary 101 pressure test when asked to cook the perfect egg...four ways...in 20 minutes. Ramsay and his fellow judges were looking for the "one perfect soft-boiled egg," "one impeccable, sunny-side-up fried egg," ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    Eat Local, Support Local: The GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up Is Here

    Houston Restaurant Weeks is coming this August. But before you budget all your dining dollars to that worthy cause, remember that an equally worthy one is going on this week: The GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. Each year, the GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up features restaurants across the state cooking ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    What To Eat After You Pump Some Iron: Best Post-Workout Foods

    Summertime means swimsuits, which means many of us are realizing it is now time to dust off that gym membership and get ready to show a little more of ourselves than we usually do. Granted, in Houston, this season lasts about six months. But if anything, that is merely impetus to get into better s ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Go Strained or Go Home - Top 5 Uses for Greek Yogurt

    Non-fat Greek yogurt should be in your life. I don't know how else to put it. Since it's strained to remove excess whey, it has a thicker, almost creamier consistency than its non-strained counterparts. And in some cases (make sure to check your labels), it can contain twice as much protein. It can ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    5 Eggs Benedicts to Try in Houston

    With Easter looming, I've got eggs on the brain. After a recent brinner in which I feasted upon "Eggs Chesapeake," poached eggs with Hollandaise over crab cakes, I've been pondering other variations on traditional Eggs Benedict. Here are five to try in Houston: 5. Eggs Sardou. Looking for a low c ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    How To: Make an Antipasto Plate

    Photo by Bruce TurnerMamma mia!​It's not a holiday in my family without a big platter of antipasti. Every holiday, my aunt Estelle brings all the goodies from an amazing deli in Brooklyn. She leaves the presentation of the plate up to my friend Marisa and me, and then, without fail, proceeds t ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Butter

    Ah, Thanksgiving. Hands down the best holiday of the year. Four days off, football, usually the beginning of cooler weather, no gift-giving frenzy -- just good, old-fashioned gluttony. And what ingredient better to be gluttonous about than butter? Earlier this week, we showed you how to make bu ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Would You Like Some Cheese with That Beer?

    Greg Engert, the only beer expert ever to be named Sommelier of the Year in 2010 by Food and Wine Magazine, first got his interest in fine craft beers from his father. After he studied abroad in Munich and Dublin, his taste for international brewing developed. Engert now works with chefs to pair ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Greek Yogurt

    Photo by John SuhFalafel with garlic yogurt dip​What is it? Greek yogurt is a strained yogurt that has been filtered to remove whey, which means it has twice as much protein but less carbohydrates than regular yogurt. In addition to protein, it is a good source of probiotics, calcium, ribofl ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Off the Wall: Capital Grille Delivers The Big O with Lobster Mac & Cheese

    ​ ...Outstanding, that is! What were you thinking? I'm pretty sure I'm writing this article from the afterlife because I have died and gone to heaven. Thank you to EOW reader Jeff for chiming in on last week's top five dressed-up macaroni & cheeses and pointing me in the direction of Capital ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Top 5 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    Joanna O'LearyGrilled Cheese and Pesto Sandwich at Tiny Boxwood's​How can April be the cruelest month? It's National Grilled Cheese Month, which means I have an excuse to gorge on toasty cheese sammiches at least once a week. Here are five Houston establishments that offer some damn fine grill ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Shiftwork Bites: Paneer

    ​The realities of Shiftwork Bites cooking - little space, little equipment, one burner - dictate what I can and cannot reasonably prepare at work. A lot of my meals tend to be one-pot affairs, as this makes setup and cleanup much easier, and doesn't stretch me too thin. I am still at work, rem ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Liz Thorpe on Maligned Cheeses, Haven and the Houston Dairymaids

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttI want to be Liz Thorpe when I grow up.​Yesterday, we took a look at the new Murray's Cheese kiosks that are springing up in Kroger stores across Houston (well, in three stores...so far). Liz Thorpe is the vice president of Murray's Cheese Shop and a noted expert in ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Murray's Cheese and Kroger: How's That For a Cheese Pairing?

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​The famous Murray's Cheese Shop didn't start out as the epicenter of the cheese universe. Its roots were much more humble than that: a sort of general store founded in 1940 by Murray Greenberg to sell butter and eggs to area residents in Greenwich Village. It trade ... More >>

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