How to Cut a Fresh Watermelon for Summer


Summertime in Texas means watermelon season! These plump, plus-size fruits are in stock BIG TIME at H-E-B. Chef Belinda with Cooking Connections offers up some great tips on how to choose, and carve the juiciest, ripest melon of the bunch.



Cans Keep Your Beer Fresh

Beer expert Sean Ballesteros’ best advice? Don’t fear canned beer! It’s the best way from your brew to stay fresh this summer. Let’s be real…we are spending more time outside these days. Hot, muggy weather practically begs for an ice cold craft ale to quench your thirst!



Calling All Cabs at H-E-B!

Happy holidays everyone! There’s a big sale in H-E-B’s Wine Department the week leading up to Christmas…ALL Cabs will be marked 10% off! It’s that time of year again. Spring for an extra-special bottle for your holiday table.



Drink In These December Wines from H-E-B

Dive right into the holidays with winter wines from H-E-B. Jolly gestures like the Lady Lola; a light blend of Pinot Grigio and Moscato with a fun bottle design that would make a great gift or party wine this season…



Michelin Star Mashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving!

No matter how delicious, how extravagant or exotic an entrée may be, if delicious mashed potatoes share the plate, the mashed potatoes will be the star. Nothing beats rich, buttery, creamy mashed potatoes.



Stock Up on Winter Wines from H-E-B

The holidays bring good tidings indeed! It’s also never more convenient to invest in six or more bottles, mix or match — 1.5 liters, sparklings, champagnes, regular wine — to receive a much deserved 10% discount on your total purchase!



Two Super Sides for your Holiday Table

Gear up for a gluten free Thanksgiving! It seems more and more folks are looking for gluten free options for savory sides during the holidays. I’m one of them! Turn this culinary trend into tradition this year with two festive dishes from H-E-B Cooking Connections.



Zinfandels are in for October!

Zin season is upon us! Goodtaste linked up with our wine expert, manager Mary Busby, at Houston’s Montrose Market H-E-B for the scoop…red wine lovers have a lot to look forward to. You’ll be happy to have one of these to pair with the heavier fare for autumn.



Outstanding Italian Wines for October at H-E-B!

Find your favorite fall wine today at H-E-B. In a season where heartier dishes take precedent, Ralph my ‘Wine Guy’ helped me select three wines to watch out for this month…two of which retail for under $10!



Seasoned Pork Tenderloin in a Rosé Cherry Cream Sauce!

Prepare to be AMAZED! Chef Adrian Perez with Cooking Connections at H-E-B Montrose is right on target with this specialty dish for fall. Natural pork tenderloin cut into manageable medallions, made with a bottle of your favorite rosé wine, pitted cherries and a delectable cream sauce you’ll want to copy and reuse again and again…



Tailgating Wines Take Off at H-E-B!

Tailgating weather is here and the fever is fierce in Houston! Go Texans go! Wine manager at Montrose, Mary Busby, and I agree: beer is great, but sometimes you just need a good glass of wine to watch the game…a perfect marriage.


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