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    September 30, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? A Spanish Tortilla, Beer-Braised Brats, & 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 ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week -- weekly ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Pumpkin Spice M&M's Debut, So Let's Get Cooking

    Earlier this month, M&M'S debuted its newest flavor, Pumpkin Spice. So obviously we bought some, because we're not crazy, people. While the new flavor isn't bad, the artificial pumpkin-cinnamon essence doesn't do it for us like a good PSL does (that's what the kids call Pumpkin Spice Lattes these d ... More >>

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    September 24, 2013

    Celebrate Oktoberfest With This Beer & Cheese Soup

    In case you've been living under a rock, we have some amazing news for y'all. As of this past Saturday, Oktoberfest has begun. The 16 day festival -- held in Munich, Germany, but celebrated everywhere -- is the world's largest fair. It was first held in 1810, when all of Munich was invited to cele ... 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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    September 16, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Breakfast for Dinner & 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 ingredient's I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Game Day Wings, Sprouts Salad, & 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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    September 6, 2013

    The Southern Tailgating Cookbook Helps Satisfy All Your Culinary Tailgate Needs

    Food photographer Taylor Mathis has spent the last three football seasons right in the thick of all the rivalry and school spirit, but he's only been to one game. Instead of watching college athletes toss around the pigskin, Mathis joins tailgaters in eating pig skin. And gumbo. And ribs. And just a ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With A Honey-Glazed Apple Walnut Cake

    L'shanah Tovah! It's Rosh Hashanah -- the first of the High Holy Days and the Jewish New Year. Apples and honey are often served as part of the traditional Rosh Hashanah meal, symbolizing a sweet new year. So to celebrate, we're sharing a simple and delicious recipe for Apple Walnut Cake made with ... More >>

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    September 2, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Eggs w/ Chorizo Hash & 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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    August 27, 2013

    Cake Decorating 101: Caramel Upside Down Pear Cake

    If you've been following our series on cake decorating over the last two months,then you're probably looking for a little breather. That's why, this week, we're letting the oven do the work and introducing you to upside down cake with pears. If you're going to tackle this it better be soon because ... 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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    August 19, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Flank Steak Tacos w/ Mango Salsa & 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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    August 12, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Tortellini w/ Mushroom Cream Sauce & 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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    August 5, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Basil & Tomato Meatballs Sliders 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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    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 29, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Ginger Salmon 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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    July 25, 2013

    Copy Cat Recipe: Coppa's Barrata Arancini

    To know me is to know that I'm freaking obsessed with Italian food. So when I first dined at Coppa Ristorante Italiano, with its brick-oven pizzas and freshly-made pastas, it was love at first sight. I had many amazing dishes that faithful night, but my favorite had to be the barrata arancini -- for ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Honey BBQ 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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    July 17, 2013

    Royal Baby Food For Your Royal Baby

    While we anxiously await the birth of the British royal baby (I almost feel like Royal Baby should be capitalized 'cause it's that big of a deal), I wanted to take a second to let all of the other new babies out there know that we're thinking about you too. People seem abnormally concerned with issu ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mahi-Mahi Tacos & 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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    July 8, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Summer Garden Pasta & 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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    July 2, 2013

    Make A Patriotic Dessert This 4th of July: Easy Cherry Berry Crisp

    Independence Day; a day to honor America, celebrate our freedom, and eat tons of Red, White, and Blue crap. This Cherry Berry Crisp is a super easy, colorful, and perfect for 4th of July. The dessert is packed with tart cherries, fresh sweet blueberries and raspberries, and some buttery brown sugar ... 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 24, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Kabobs on the Grill & 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 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 >>

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    June 17, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mussels in White Wine & 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 11, 2013

    Spirited Sweets: Semolina Pudding with Ginger Vodka Sauce

    A few years ago, my husband received The Vodka Cookbook and a bottle of Smirnoff for Christmas. He was grateful but a bit bewildered, having never much been interested in drinking vodka let alone incorporating it into his cooking. So it sat on our shelf untouched and eventually I stole the vodka ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Easy Chicken Fajitas & 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 mea ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Greek Spinach Pie & 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 27, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Beer Can 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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    May 20, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Grilled Pork Tenderloin & 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 16, 2013

    Breakfast in a Mug: 90-Second Blueberry Muffin

    It's fair to say I've become obsessed with microwavable desserts in a mug. I've made some fudgey 60-Second Brownies, a gooey Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie and a Crumb-Topped Mug Coffee Cake. Now it's time for a muffin in a mug, or as I like to call it (because I'm super lame), a muggin. This blue ... More >>

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    May 14, 2013

    5 Recipes with 5 Ingredients (or Less!) You'll Love

    In the kitchen I vacillate between insanely ambitious and incredibly lazy, but "incredibly lazy" wins out most weeknights. I like recipes that require minimal prep, using just a few ingredients, to get dinner on the table in as short a time as possible (or at least with very little work on my part). ... 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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    May 9, 2013

    Copycat Recipe: Max's Wine Dive's The "RVP"

    If you've never been to brunch at Max's Wine Dive and you enjoy lovely things like hot cakes, wings and fresh mimosas, I urge you to check it out (they even do brunch on Fridays). Until then, I'm sharing a copycat recipe for one my favorite MWD brunch dishes -- The "RVP." That's a stack of fluffy an ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Shrimp Tostadas, Steak Taquitos, Wicked Philly Cheese Steaks 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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    April 29, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Mini Chicken Meatballs, Skinny Fettucini Alfredo & 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 25, 2013

    How To Make Homemade Hot Giardiniera, My New Favorite Condiment

    If you've never tried hot giardineira (pronounced jar-dih-NAIR-uh), I urge you to immediately. I first fell in love with the condiment -- made with pickled vegetables and spices -- when I tried it on Pappa Geno's ridiculously delicious Wicked Philly. It even prompted me to pick up a jar and make my ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Chicken Milanese & 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 22, 2013

    How To: Make Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

    It's that time of year again; time for cold treats and sweets that will cool you down in the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Ice cream is definitely one of the best cold treats. It's smooth, creamy and always hits the spot. If you want to kick things up a notch, take two of the b ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Pork Meatball Banh Mi, Cauliflower Fried Rice 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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    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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    April 1, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Squash Gratin, Skirt Steak & 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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    March 27, 2013

    Easter Potluck Recipe: Greek Spinach & Cheese Pies

    This weekend, I'll be attending the 3rd Annual Friendster. While it may sound like the name of a defunct social network, it's actually an Easter potluck with my degenerate group of friends. Last year's bounty was quite interesting -- from my homemade spinach bread and raspberry French macarons to a ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Fish Tacos, Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa 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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    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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    March 18, 2013

    Purple Hull Peas in Season: Get Yours at Canino's and Make an East Texas Feast

    One of my favorite springtime rituals is finding purple hull peas at Canino's -- the massive farmers market complex on Airline at Loop 610 -- and picking up the ingredients for a good, old-fashioned East Texas supper. Canino's has those peas in right now for a very reasonable price: $5.99 for one-a ... More >>

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    March 11, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Skirt Steak with Chimichurri & 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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    March 4, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Asparagus & Mozzarella Topped 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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