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Salad Recipes

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    June 25, 2014

    Celebrate Watermelon Season With These Local Watermelon Dishes

    Spending any time outside in the summer heat of Houston sounds like a chore, but even the most sweaty, sticky afternoon can be turned around with a cool, refreshing slice of watermelon. The Texas-grown fruit is at its peak right now, and individuals and restaurants alike are scooping up melons and ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Spinach- and Ricotta-Stuffed Eggplant, Plus Shrimp

    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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    November 12, 2013

    Latkes & Turkeys Unite: Eight Recipes for Your Thanksgivukkah Celebration

    It's a Hanukkah miracle! This year, for the first time since 1888 (and according to one calculation, the last time for another 77,798 years), the first full day of the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights falls on Thanksgiving Day. It's Thanksgivukkah, y'all! Challah! To honor this very special ... 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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    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 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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    February 25, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Loaded Chili Dogs & 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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    December 31, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Baked Potato Soup (Lightened) & 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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    December 3, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Eggplant Gratin & 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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    October 22, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Weeknight Chili & 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 >>

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    October 8, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Turkey 'P'LTs & 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

    October 1, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Apple, Bacon, & Onion Flatbread 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 >>

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    September 10, 2012

    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 ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my weekly meal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Making the Most Out of Kimchi

    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 >>

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    June 18, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Avocado, Tomato & Corn Salad, Grilled Lemon Chicken & 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 weekly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    I Don't Like Sandra Lee, Except For When I Do, PLUS! Three Semi-Homemade Things I Made Up

    Not to get all Sam Brown-on-Guy Fieri on you guys, but Sandra Lee bugs me a little. In the past, she did not bug me -- in fact, my first attempts in the kitchen were prompted at least in part by her recipes. (I didn't start cooking until I was 30. Seriously.) I found her "semi-homemade" concept of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    I loved last week's menu. Mango Chutney Prosciutto Pizza = Pure Bliss. Veal Saltimbocca ain't so bad either. This week, since I have some leftover beer from the weekend and because I just freaking love it, I'm making a beer can chicken (along with another four meals to keep me going through the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    I had the best salad at this little cafe in Boston called Za. It was one of their incredible blackboard specials; mixed greens topped with ricotta salata and fried eggplant and the freshest mix of tomatoes and red onions and my god was it incredible. So incredible that it is the inspiration for thi ... More >>

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    February 6, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by Brooke Viggiano​Great news! The Eat This, Not That! guys over at Men's Health have made my dreams come true by confirming that pizza made right is a well-balanced, healthy meal. Good thing, because last week, I made delicious whole-wheat pita pizzas topped with veggies and some Medite ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    With last week's menu, I was lower-carb and lovin' it. Since I have a busy week ahead, my main goal this time around is quick and easy (but still healthy!) meals. Here's what I'm cooking: Spicy Chicken Pita w/ Sweet & Tangy Slaw Thai-Style Chicken Lettuce Wraps Linguini w/ Tuna Puttanesca Med ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by cyclonebill​Last week, I made a garlicky, spicy Spinach Burger with Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Meatballs. With meals like those, it's hard to remember you're actually eating food that's good for you. Onward this week with some more healthy delights. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Fast Times: Whataburger Chicken Strips Salad

    Photo by Christina UticoneFind a tomato, win a prize.​I'm experiencing a serious case of fast food burger fatigue -- it was only a matter of time. Looking for something on the light(er) side of fast food, I zipped through the drive-thru at Whataburger recently and ordered a Chicken Strips Sala ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week

    Last week's Broiled Halibut and Skirt Steak Chimichurri really hit the spot. This week I'll be dabbling in the world of fusion cuisine with a pizza made on naan and an Italian stuffed meatloaf with garlic snow peas. Just be thankful I'm not making Chicken Tikka Lasagna...actually, that sounds delici ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Last week's menu was the perfect lead-up to the massive feast that is Thanksgiving. I spent the day itself in NJ with the best family and friends a girl could ask for. Back to the grind now and ready for some new treats. Here's what I'm making: Broiled Halibut & Roasted Onions w/ Tomato & Cucumb ... 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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    October 31, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by Mike KingSpaghetti low-carbonara.​Last week, I spiced up my menu with a punch of fall flavor. This week, inspiration came in the form of my favorite four-letter word: sale. You can put pretty much anything on discount and I'll buy it; I say this as I look at the giant rooster that I j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Grocery Guide: Japanese Mayo

    I loathed mayonnaise for an entire childhood, but was mistaken. Miracle Whip was the vile family culprit. No great loss, as there's not a lot of kid food that requires mayonnaise anyway. As an adult, I was still wary of any jar of white stuff with Kraft on the label, so I chose Hellman's. It woul ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    I can't believe it's October already. Since I've been pretending it's fall with my menus but it's really not, the lineup this week will be a nice mesh of both summer and fall recipes. With my picnic oven fried chicken and coleslaw and my brown butter pumpkin ravioli, you won't know what season it is ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Brooke ViggianoAu jus for two​Despite the beautiful weather, last week I made a dinner menu gearing me up for fall (not my fault - I'm from Jersey and I miss my pumpkin spice lattes). I'll keep the autumn feeling going with a couple of next week's meals. Here's the plan. On the menu: Spinach ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    ​Last week's date night went well and I think I've eaten enough quiche to feed an entire bridal shower. On to the next week. Although it's still 90-something degrees, I want to believe it's cooler - so next week's menu plan is gearing me up for fall. Stuffed roast chicken and a delicious Bolog ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    Comfort Food for Fall: Dad's Greens and Beans

    Photos: Christina Uticone​My comfort food kick culminated last week with a batch of greens and beans. I love this most simple soup, which is so easy to make because I almost always have the ingredients on hand. In the winter, everyone's grandpa or dad had a pot of greens and beans simmering on ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    What's Cooking Next Week?

    Brooke ViggianoMake a date-night steak​The short work week was wonderful, as were the meals. Next week's menu plan brings me a romantic date night, breakfast for dinner, and my all-time favorite vinaigrette. On the menu: Crispy Chicken Salad w/ Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Zucchini & Squash ... More >>

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    September 2, 2011

    What's Cooking Next Week?

    Lauren ViggianoOven-baked fish tacos with homemade guacamole.​Mmm, last week's menu plan hit the spot, and we're looking forward to a fabulous long weekend followed by another week of easy cooking. Since it is a long weekend, and long weekends mean we can drink more, you may want to add a drun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Restaurant Week Sneak Peek: Philippe

    Christina UticoneSweet rock baby shrimp salad​Houston Restaurant Week is better than Christmas -- there, I said it. Last year my husband and I went crazy trying new restaurants, finding many of our favorites through the Restaurant Week event. This is the gift that keeps on giving (and I'm coun ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    Racing Rachael: High Steaks

    Carrie Applegate Jaeger​I was starting to think that either Rachael has a lot of 30-minute chicken meals or that I'm addicted to cooking chicken. So, for the next few weeks...NO chicken. Two things intrigued me about the entrée recipe: the placement of the salad in relation to the meat and ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Racing Rachael: South of the Border

    Carrie Applegate Jaeger​First, my confession...I did it again. I relied on the trusty old cookbook and didn't look at the web versions of these recipes. My apologies for the inconsistencies between the cited recipes and my creations. Regardless of where these recipes are found, they are sti ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Racing Rachael: Endless Summer

    Carrie Applegate Jaeger​Nothing says summer better than some hundred degree weather, a nice cold beer, and a hot dog, right? Now, generally, I'm not a hot dog eater, but every year I smell a wiener on the grill and I chow down a dog or two. I don't usually love it, but it's such a quintessen ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Yoga Fuel: Cucumber Salad at Nit Noi

    ​After reading Geri's "Top 5 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants" -- and after a particularly heinous week full of cheese, meat, booze and refined carbs -- I have been anxious to get my veggie on. Out and about meeting with clients and running errands, I found myself disembarking the light rail ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Summer-Ready Salads

    SliceOfChic​Since the warm weather hit, all I can think about is how I am going to cover up the damage I did this winter with comfort food when the inevitable first pool party or beach day invitation comes around. While I briefly considered investing in a burqini, I decided eating a bit better ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    I'm Going On a Picnic and Bringing...

    ​If you didn't spend the entire weekend outside, you are doing it wrong. I spent my Sunday at Hermann Park with a good book and a picnic for some cheap, outdoorsy fun. When picnicking, I usually make my own sandwiches because I'm oddly picky about toppings and hate an overloaded sandwich. And ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Canned Tuna Four Ways

    ​Homemade dinners on a weekday can be difficult to coordinate. Between working, school, going to the gym, and the other ten thousand things on your to do list, the last thing you want to worry about is putting together a complicated dish at the end of the day. In these situations, I often tu ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Kraftsmen on the left, Weslayan Cafe on the right. ​When it comes to tuna salad sandwiches, I'm with David Rosengarten: there is no better homemade sandwich. So simple - in its most basic form, comprising only canned tuna, mayonnaise, and bread - and so delicious. But there's also a dark side ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle BLT

    Paulie's.​I hate to call the BLT something so cliché as a "simple classic," but that's exactly what it is: a sandwich so timeless and straightforward, it's just as relevant today as it was 40 years ago. Unfussy, uncomplicated, undemanding... and undeniably delicious. A timeless classic, indee ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Leftover Eggs Three Ways

    ​If you're like us, you may be finding yourself with an abundance of hardboiled eggs now that Easter is over. We went to the trouble of using organic, cage-free eggs, dying them naturally, and keeping them refrigerated as much as possible, so now that the little ones (and some bigger ones) hav ... More >>

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    November 11, 2004

    Sweet 17

    The Sam Houston Hotel unites shrimp curry, king salmon with Moroccan spices, and mac 'n' cheese

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    October 18, 2001

    Kirby Kong

    Exotic Hong Kong-style seafood inside the Loop

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    November 25, 1999

    Thanks for Nothing

    The Chronicle's annual parade of prepackaged Thanksgiving recipes needs to be canned

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    August 12, 1999

    It's the Little Things

    Carter & Cooley

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    July 22, 1999

    French Bliss

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