How to Cut a Fresh Watermelon for Summer

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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.

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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!

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Splurge on These Rare Holiday Wines at H-E-B!

Some of the best wine money can buy is on shelves at H-E-B. Treat yourself or someone special…and why not? It’s the holidays! These collectible wines also make incredible gifts…hint, hint.

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Pinot is the People’s Wine for the Holidays

Pinot Noir is your best bet for a crowd-pleasing wine come the holidays. Plus, it pairs with just about anything your Smorgasbord of a table can throw its way. My sommelier Sean has some standout pinots, all under $25, at H-E-B.

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The Holiday Reds We’re After at H-E-B

It’s hard to believe the holidays are upon us. With the recent cold front that’s blown in, November is exhibiting true form! Ralph ‘My Wine Guy’ is all set with his must-have red wines featured this month at H-E-B…

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Find the Perfect Wine for Fall at H-E-B

True wine fans know that much of the fun with drinking wine is exploring and trying new ones. H-E-B makes it a point to have reoccurring customer favorites available on shelves, while continuing to source new vintages for us to know and love as well. Autumn is an awesome time for wines at H-E-B!

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Chow Down during H-E-B’s Annual Ciao Italia Event!

Pack on the pasta this fall, only without the added calories! While there are more kinds of tomato sauce to choose from than ever before on H-E-B shelves, H-E-B’s Cooking Connection recommends is sourced directly from Italy, with fabulous flavors and no added sugar…

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H-E-B’s Palate-Pleasing Pumpkin Beers!

Now that fall has all but arrived, one of the most popular seasonal beers of…well, EVER has hit the shelves. It’s pumpkin beer time! Each varietal is a little bit different from the next, and come from all over the US, brewed with the kind of aromatic ingredients you’d expect when thinking of Mom’s pumpkin pie.

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September Wines Signal a Seasonal Switch!

Try saying it five times fast — but it’s true! September wines do signal a seasonal switch in our dining habits, and our wine choices inevitably follow suit. The autumn season is just around the corner, and although temperature aren’t dropping any time soon, Summer 2014 is technically all but outta here!

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Jazz Up Back-to-School Lunch with a Bento Box

Sack lunches should be inviting, colorful and fun. They’re not just for kids either…you have to eat too after all! Goodtaste dropped by H-E-B Cooking Connection for quick tips on creating some dynamic (and healthy) lunches inside your very own bento box. Sometimes it’s okay to play with your food!

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We Love Us Some Lobster & Shrimp!

The hottest time of the year calls for a real show-stopper or two to celebrate summer. Goodtaste hooked up with Chef Adrian Perez of H-E-B Cooking Connection at Montrose Market for fun ways to prep your lobster and shrimp…simple, classic and effective!

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Wines to Cap off a GREAT Summer!

The end is in sight! ‘Wine down’ summer with Ralph my “Wine Guy,” who’s back for another monthly installment of wines you should keep an eye out for at your local H-E-B. It’s a great time for reds and whites — it all depends on what you fancy!

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