Emeril Lagasse

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    November 17, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Classic Bread Pudding

    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, we're indulging in a classic comfort food: Bread Pudding. Bread pudding is a dessert consisting of stale bread that ... More >>

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    March 3, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Hushpuppies

    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, we're sharing a Southern classic perfect for your Mardi Gras celebrations: the hushpuppy. The term hush-puppy was fi ... More >>

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    December 4, 2013

    Urban Harvest, Diners Benefit from Travaasa Farm to Table Dinner

    Wine dinners are a great opportunity to enjoy many different wines paired with food The same goes for beer dinners. Now imagine a beer and wine dinner, where one of each is paired with every course. That's like the pairing dinner of the pairing dinner world. Travaasa Austin did just that recently a ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    Top 10 French Fries

    The rest of the best 2013.

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    November 12, 2013

    The Great Debate: Do Casseroles Deserve a Place at Our Dining Tables? Here Are Two Takes

    Photos by striaticAccording to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word "casserole" was first used in 1708, but the origin of the word can be traced to a much earlier time. It comes from the French word for saucepan, which possibly has its roots in the Greek kyathos, which means ladle, bowl or cup. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Top 5 Recipes Involving Hot Dogs

    Hot dogs haven't always enjoyed the best reputation. Cheap varieties do often include snips and snails and puppy dogs' tails, but more quality, and, dare I say, classier wieners with actual meat do exist. As a devotee of the dog, I'm thrilled with the wave of new dressed-up, "haute" dogs, and hop ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain: Not Quite Evil but Still a Badass

    We last saw Anthony Bourdain in Houston back in 2010 right after the release of his book, Medium Raw. It was a sold out show befitting of a rock star, and those that came looking for his usual offensive language and utter disdain for Food Network stars and all things celebrity chefs weren't disappoi ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012

    A Date with a Pig and Much More at Monica Pope's Sparrow Bar Cookshop

    Chef's Monica Pope's new concept to replace the famed t'afia is called Sparrow Bar Cookshop. She chose the word because it resembles the Latin word for "hope" -- "sperare," fitting -- not only because she is working on a memoir entitled Eating Hope, but also because hope is truly one of the main t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    12 Celebrity Chefs Who Have Cartoon Doppelgangers

    We've already noted Emeril's uncanny resemblance to Grandpa Munster and determined that Eric Ripert and Mr. Jay may just be twins. Now we'll take a look at the celebrity chefs that have a different kind of doppelganger: Check out our list of 12 Celebrity Chefs Who Look Like Cartoons: 12. Alton Br ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    June 6, 2012

    13 Celebrity Chef Doppelgangers

    I didn't know Rocco DiSpirito was a Jonas Brother! And was that really Gordon Ramsay starring opposite Will Ferrell in Step Brothers? Who knew! Check out these and more Celebrity Chef Doppelgangers: 13. Rocco DiSpirito vs. Nick Jonas Renowned chef, cookbook author and the fifth Jonas Brother.

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    December 22, 2011

    Twitter and Tales from Everyone's Childhood on Top Chef: Texas

    HERE'S PATTI LABELLE BECAUSE WHY NOT THAT'S WHY.​I left a dinner tonight at Roost earlier than I would have liked -- I really need to stop making dinner plans on Wednesday night, but my job more or less necessitates that I eat out every night -- and will circle back around to this fact shortly. Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Top Chef: Texas - Let the Games Begin

    ​I have absolutely no tolerance for reality shows of any kind, and I watch little food television programming aside from Chopped, Alton Brown and the PBS Saturday morning line-up. I do not understand the modern paradigm of chef as rock star. I don't know why food blogging has become so entrenc ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Dinner Party Dos & Don'ts

    Photo by saketvora on Flickr​With the weather finally cooling down and the holidays fast approaching, I find myself longing for a warm and cozy gathering with family and friends. Oddly enough, I actually feel like cooking for these psychos. I'm thinking a roaring fireplace, flowing wine, great ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Emeril Returns to Television with Emeril's Table, Talks to Us About Taking the Intimidation Out of Dinner Parties

    Hallmark ChannelLagasse's new show Emeril's Table​Chef Emeril Lagasse is back with his brand new show, Emeril's Table, premiering Monday September 26, at 11 a.m. EST/10 a.m. CST on the Hallmark Network. Each half-hour episode of the series will feature five guests sitting around Emeril's chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Stromboli vs. Calzone: The Great Debate

    ​Of all the culinary conundrums, the one that plagues me the most is the difference between a calzone and a stromboli. Growing up I thought the main difference was that stromboli is typically rolled and made with cold cut-type meat, while a calzone is folded over and made with anything else. T ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    Silent Auction To Benefit Gulf Fishermen: Foodie Goodies For Sale

    ​Even if you aren't attending the upcoming Ceviche Throwdown, you can still help with the Houston Chowhounds' goal of raising $15,000 to support local Gulf fishermen in the wake of the BP oil spill and ensuing environmental disaster. An online silent auction, organized by head 'Hound Jenny Wan ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Embarassing Moments In TV Cooking History: Welcome to the List, Padma

    Padma Lakshmi isn't technically a celebrity chef. Yes, she's published two cookbooks and hosted/starred in an array of food-related programming. But she's also known for plenty of other endeavors, chief among them being married to Salman Rushdie and her career as a highly successful Indian model/act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007

    The Carniceria Connoisseur in Canada

    ST. LAWRENCE MARKET, TORONTO -- “You must be from the States,” the butcher at the St. Lawrence Market said as I took his picture carrying a huge hindquarter of beef into his meat market. “You guys don’t get to see real meat anymore, hey?” He was right. In Houston, meat comes in little pl ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 7, 2006


    Hungry for nachos and lasagna? Look no further than this charming yellow brick cottage in Rice Village

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    July 29, 2004
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    November 8, 2001

    Walker, Texas Ranger

    Carl Walker, Brennan's of Houston

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Crash Comfort

    Soul Drunk Lingering Day (Seismic Music/Montrose)

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000

    Creole Country

    Cajun, New Orleans Creole and African-French Creole are three distinct cuisines.

  • Dining

    June 29, 2000

    The Mother Flavor

    With its fresh masa and mole straight from Puebla, La Bamba Meat Market gets in touch with its ancestral tastes

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    October 23, 1997
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    February 1, 1996