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    June 16, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Steak au Poivre

    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 covering the modern French beef dish, steak au poivre. Literally meaning "pepper steak," this steak is crusted ... More >>

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    May 5, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Mexican Chilaquiles in Honor of Cinco de Mayo

    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. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, this week's recipe is a Mexican classic: Chilaquiles. The word chilaquiles comes from the ancient Na ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Chicken and Chorizo Empanadas

    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. Empanadas, stuffed and fried bread or pastries, are popular all over the world, especially in Southern Europe, Latin America, th ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Beef Stroganoff

    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. As we bid the Sochi Olympics a hearty 'do svidaniya' just yesterday, we're sharing one final memento from our time in Mother Ru ... 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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    December 17, 2013

    Fugu is Back at Kata Robata, While Supplies Last; I Tried It and Lived to Tell the Tale

    Every December, puffer fish get even, well, puffier, as they pack on fat to survive the chilly winter. And that's when we snatch them up and eat them. In Japan, blowfish, puffer fish and globefish are all called fugu, and their meat is a delicacy available only during the winter months. The delicac ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 14, 2013

    Simply Pho Is More Than Its Name Suggests

    The menu at this little place in Midtown is diverse and delicious.

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    November 7, 2013

    Go Take-Out and Let Houston Restaurants Do the Work for You This Thanksgiving

    The Thanksgiving holiday is all about spending time with family and eating entirely too much food. But how to maximize both of those goals? With take-out, of course! Many Houston restaurants are offering full Thanksgiving feasts to-go, so you don't need to lift a finger (except maybe to do the dish ... More >>

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    November 4, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Arancini, Fish en Papillote, and Meatloaf Sandwiches

    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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    October 14, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Chicken Tortilla Soup, Pumpkin Enchiladas, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and myself, 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 - my weekly meal plan an ... More >>

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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 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 9, 2013

    Top 5 Ways To Improve Cauliflower: Say Goodbye To Bland Flavor

    It can be hard to always eat your vegetables, especially ones that are pretty bland on their own. When I was seven years old, cauliflower was one of those vegetables I just never liked. It's not sweet like carrots (my favorite veggies), it's a little mushy and let's face it, it really doesn't have t ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 8, 2013

    Change Is Constant at Goro & Gun, Like It or Not

    The folks at Goro & Gun might want to slow down their ever-changing menu and instead focus on their core dish.

  • Dining

    May 16, 2013

    The Pho-ndamentals

    A beginner's guide to Vietnamese cuisine.

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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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    January 7, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Turkey Sloppy Joes & 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 >>

  • Blogs

    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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    November 12, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week? Italian-Style Bangers and Mash Plus 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Rainy Day Comfort Food: Tomato Basil Soup and Grilled Cheese

    On rainy days, I always crave something warm and comforting, even in summertime. As the temperature falls to a bearable heat, my mind plays tricks on me and makes me think it's cold and muggy outside, which cues the craving for something that warms my belly and my heart. Hearty casseroles or potpie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 67, Caldo de Mariscos at Taqueria Arandas

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Baylor Bears Win Saint Arnold's 5th Annual One Pot Showdown

    For a university that -- ostensibly, at least -- doesn't encourage drinking, Baylor turned out a hell of a One Pot Showdown team at yesterday's 5th annual competition held at the Saint Arnold brewery. The Bears Gone Drinking team, made up of Baylor alumni in a green-and-gold tent, won the competitio ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Last week's Red Chicken Chili hit the spot. I'm still not sure which way I liked it better; in a bowl topped with a dollop of low-fat sour cream or in a whole wheat soft taco with some homemade guacamole. Either way, I felt good eating it knowing exactly what was in it. I'll be continuing on my jour ... 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

    Copycat vs. Real Deal: La Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup

    photo via spoonforkbacon.com​I remember the first time I had La Madeleine's tomato basil soup. It was freakishly cold in February of 2004 in Austin. We got almost two inches of snow on Valentine's Day, the most snow Austin received at one time in the past decade. We were starving, freezing and g ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by clairityTrying to stuff myself fuller than the bird.​Woo! Thanksgiving is almost here. I've been cooking a bit lighter in preparation, and I will continue to do so all the way up to the day when I will stuff myself fuller than the bird itself. Since I'll be cooking all day on Thursday ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    What's Cooking This Week?

    Photo by srqpixSpice it up for flavor without the fat.​Last week at my house, we dined on luscious Shrimp Bisque and some Squash, Manchego & Balsamic Onion Grilled Cheeses. Damn those were good. Not to pat myself on the back, but I have to pat myself on the back. Just kidding...but not really. ... 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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    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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    June 21, 2011

    A Page Outta: Cupcake Lasagna Leftovers

    Nearly as pretty as Cupcake Lasagna​I told you I was going to do this. The last installment of A Page Outta is a perfect example of why the leftovers element is so important. Recipes are great and all, but they all too frequently ask that you do inexplicably stupid things. Some recipes ask t ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    A Page Outta: Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Leftovers Edition

    Ahh, leftovers​Cooking breeds leftovers. Sometimes, depending on what you're cooking, those leftovers don't constitute a full meal in and of themselves, but rather only a component of a dish. I ran into this when cooking from Alinea for Shiftwork Bites, and re-purposed the leftover components ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    What a Crock: Cream of Portobello Barley Soup

    ​Sure, it's getting warmer outside, but I'm a firm believer that there's never really a bad time of year for a good bowl of soup. Let's see how this Cream of Portobello Barley turned out. The rundown I think you'll find that most of the ingredients for this recipe already reside in your pant ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Recipe: Cabernet Beef Stew

    ​I tend to spend the whole month of January making and consuming soups and stews. This recipe is for an opulent, fancified beef stew that is perfect for long, dark winter days, adapted from a recipe card I got at Central Market several years ago. The truffle oil and demi-glace give it a nice ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Two Eating Our Words Commenters Receive Major Award

    ​You guys are the best, really. You give us a reason to get up in the morning with comments to our writers like "Eat a dick you talentless hack." But seriously, in many ways the comments really make the blog, so we've decided to start honoring our favorites of the day, highlighting the witti ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    What a Crock: Brown Sugar Spice Cake

    ​I'm always on the lookout for sure-fire crock pot recipes that are guaranteed good. The Rundown It's important to remember that great crock pot recipes shouldn't be limited to savory dishes. Every now and then I stumble upon a dessert recipe that turns out to be a real winner. A quick glance ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    What a Crock: Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

    ​I'm always on the lookout for sure-fire crock pot recipes that are guaranteed good. The Run Down Can you believe that some crock pot recipes can often involve several steps and be somewhat complicated? To me, that defeats the purpose. The recipes I like are "dump and run." Essentially, you ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Recipe: Shrimp Bisque

    ​After chatting with Heather Vaughan for last week's Chef Chat, she was kind enough to pass along her recipe for Shrimp Bisque. A rich and creamy base provides the perfect backdrop for a ton of plump shrimp. This is an abbreviated (but still delicious) version that is friendlier to the home co ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Weird Recipes from The Memphis Cookbook

    ​In preparation for an upcoming visit to my hometown, I decided to crack open The Memphis Cookbook -- yes, that's really the name -- published by The Junior League of Memphis (naturally) in 1952 and "updated" in 1980. Reading this cookbook was both horrifying and hilarious. We discovered some ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Emergency Chicken 'n' Dumplins

    Yet another dish that will be possible to cook during / after the Apocalypse.​Today's dish centers on a concept that might be difficult to understand if you've never experienced a certain sensation: once you've had good, Southern chicken 'n' dumplins, sometimes you will wake up needing them. " ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Southwest Chicken and Dumplin' Chowder

    Buckle your hats, my filthy pilgrims; we're going experimenting again.​ It'll be Super Bowl time before long, so when I saw an imminently Super Bowl-style dish on the back of a can of Dinty Moore, I- Quit looking at me like that. Oh, you've never made something from off the back of a can befo ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

    ​Previously, Jane Catherine Collins posted her chicken noodle soup in under 30 minutes. This is not a quick recipe, but it is easy, and a great way to warm up the house in this cold weather. It makes enough soup for four meal-size servings, and would pass at any potluck Grandma would be attend ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    How to Make the Perfect: Chicken Stock

    Photo by Jane Catherine Collins​When I talk about making homemade chicken stock, people look at me like I have a third eye. Why would you do that when you can just buy it at the store? Because making stock tastes way better than the store-bought stuff. Very few recipes are easier than this ... More >>

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    May 12, 2009

    Cooked Oyster Season: Big Easy Erster and Artichoke Soup

    The weather has turned warm and I have stopped eating raw oysters. But the oyster season isn't over yet. I bought a gallon of shucked oysters from Croatian oysterman Misho Ivic down in San Leon and I am cooking up a storm with them. Go buy yourself a couple of pints of shucked oysters and see for ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    Real Deal Q: Barbacoa de Borrego

    This is some awesome barbecued lamb. It's the result of a fairly complicated process--a hybrid of braising and smoking. But I figure this is the season for a challenging barbecue recipe, what with the Rodeo BBQ Championship coming up and all. I figure Houston barbecue enthusiasts are ready to show o ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 29, 2005

    Crispy Muc, Tender Bo

    There's a thrilling new Vietnamese restaurant on Bellaire with a menu that reads like a mystery

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    October 18, 2001

    Kirby Kong

    Exotic Hong Kong-style seafood inside the Loop

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    January 27, 2000

    Ooh Lai Lai!

    Easy on the pocketbook, this dumpling house is even easier on the palate

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    July 22, 1999

    French Bliss

    Bistro Provence

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    July 9, 1998

    Down-Home Delights

    Meat loaf with Lipton soup! And other mom-food pleasures at the Heart and Soul Cafe

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