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Ina Garten

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    May 5, 2014

    The Spicy Stuff: Ro-Tel Five Ways

    Anyone born south of the Mason-Dixon line can tell you how to crowd-pleasing queso with only two ingredients. I'm no big fan of Velveeta, but its partner Ro-Tel has become a staple in my kitchen over the past few months. Until I began writing this story, I had no idea Ro-Tel was native to Texas. T ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    How To: Pavlova for Easter

    Each Easter, I always search for a beautiful spring dessert that is light, fruity and, most importantly, beautiful just like the season and holiday. While clicking through various dessert slideshows on Food Network, Bon Appetit and Southern Living's websites, there's one thing they all had in common ... More >>

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    March 17, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Pastitsio

    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. Pastitsio (or pastichio) is a classic Greek baked pasta dish. It's name is based on the Italian word pasticcio, stemming from th ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Foolproof Thanksgiving Cooking Class, An Award-Winning Risotto, and Gingerbread Doghouse Benefit

    It's not too late to learn how to make a great Thanksgiving meal. Sur la Table will host several Thanksgiving cooking classes centered around recipes from the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. On Sunday, November 24, the Houston River Oaks location will host a class from 2:30-5:30 p.m. for $95 per pers ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Cauliflower Leek Soup & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, 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 We ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Gazpacho, Shrimp Bruschetta, & 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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    May 14, 2013

    Ina Garten's Barefoot Contessa Frozen Dinners for Two

    I find Ina Garten to be downright fascinating. Before she was a Food Network personality, she owned a specialty food shop in the veddy-posh Westhampton, New York; before that, she worked for the OMB (Office of Management and Budget) on nuclear energy analysis. She and her husband, Jeffrey, have no c ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Linguine w/ Baby Clams & 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 4, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Grilled BBQ Chicken Thighs, Antipasto Salad & More

    I love homemade meals with my fiancé, but most of the time, cooking for two proves to be difficult. If I don't have a game 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 weekl ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Last week was filled with satisfying, healthy meals starting with a Marinated Sea Bass and ending with a fantastic Grilled Eggplant Flatbread. Now that Valentine's Day is here, I'll be wooing my lover with a week full of crave-worthy bites, including a special romantic dinner for two. Here's what I ... More >>

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    January 2, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Happy New Year, everybody! You know that that means; it's now time to join the gym, vow to stay true to your healthy resolutions, and give up by the time Cupid comes bearing promises of love and boxes full of chocolate-covered everything. You'll start with one or two strawberries, naturally; it's no ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Hold the Cream

    ​Here on Eating Our Words, the commenters absolutely make the blog, and our Comment of the Day honors the best of the bunch. Every day, we read you guys and pick the commenter, or commenters, who made us laugh, cry, salivate over something delicious, or think about things in a new way. In re ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by Brooke ViggianoNext time I'm making a bread bowl.​Another week, another menu. Last week, I enjoyed a delicious cream of tomato soup and an equally awesome fried egg BLT. I enjoyed them so much, actually, that I'm putting another soup and grilled sandwich in the plans for this week. If ... More >>

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    May 30, 2011

    Guess Those Hands: The Real Food Network Challenge

    These look more like real chefs' hands, but that's a topic of discussion for another day.​It's Memorial Day. You've eaten too much today and gotten too much sun, so you've retreated back indoors to the cold comfort of your computer screen. We understand. Believe me, we understand. And to that ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Recipe: Garten's Garlic Bread

    Tam Vo​Here's another recipe by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. If you've noticed by now, I'm currently in possession of her book, Back to Basics. It's a good recipe, but I have a few suggestions if you're planning to make it. Increase the garlic to 9 cloves. Reduce the olive oil by half. ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Barefoot Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

    ​Don't you sometimes want to kick off your Sunday shoes, get in touch with your feminine side and prance around the kitchen like Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa? Yeah...me neither. But I do enjoy trying out her recipes. This one came from her book Back to Basics, page 228. This was my first ... More >>

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