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Sampler Plate: This Week In Food Blogs

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Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below.


Guns and Tacos: Jay discovers one of the most charming things about Alma Latina besides the soulful food: bullet holes in the windows.

Blue Jean Gourmet: For a complete change of pace, read Nishta's startlingly moving post that starts out innocently enough about rice and beans. If you're not crying at the end, you have no soul.
 
H-Town Chow Down: Everyone in town has been raving about the amazing burger that Tesar's is serving in The Woodlands, including H-Town. But we have to admit we're skeptical of a burger with such a high meat-to-everything-else ratio...
 
Bite Me Houston: Can a chain restaurant that also doubles as a gas station and convenience store have some of the best barbecue in Texas? Bite Me investigates Rudy's in far north Houston to find out.
 
Houston Foodie: J.C. tries real Kobe beef for the first time -- served in town at Vic & Anthony's -- and finds that this "real delicacy" is the real thing, and totally worth the cost.
 

And on the national scene...

Homesick Texan: Our favorite ex-pat Texan shares a recipe for ginger crinkles that are guaranteed to warm the heart and soul.

Pinch My Salt: Stringing popcorn for Christmas tree garlands this year? Make some delicious homemade kettle corn that you can munch on while you sacrifice the boring microwave stuff to the tinsel gods.

Habeas Brulee: This recipe for pecan mole isn't just seasonal and gorgeous, it makes enough sauce to feed an army -- and we can think of plenty of uses for it, too.

Su Good Sweets: At risk of angering millions of Southerners, Su Good Sweets takes on the red velvet cake and fancies it up with...beets?

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