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Southern Living’s Home for the Holidays Showcase

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I have the perfect event to put on your calendar for THIS weekend and next—Southern Living’s Home for the Holidays Showcase. Great ideas for your home this season including cooking demos from hot H-Town chefs, how-to flower arranging for holiday parties, and a chocolate and champagne pairing session…

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Masraff’s Dreamy Pumpkin Pie Martini

Wow! That was my reaction to a cocktail that’s almost too good to be true. Master mixologist, Rosie of Masraff’s on the Boulevard has struck gold again with her Pumpkin Pie Martini…it’s so light and captures the best aspects of pumpkin all around!

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Fine Dining in a Flash at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted!

60 DMC’s ’60 in 60′ prix fixe lunch menu is inspired by and tailored toward the working man (or woman’s) weekday, 1-hour lunch break. In other words, 60 minutes for a snappy 3-course meal and you’re on your way, satisfied and secure for the afternoon ahead — all for $20!

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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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Seafood Pairings

Tanji features fresh seafood recipes of summer on Great Day Houston with host Deborah Duncan! Featuring grilled truffle herb lobster tails and succulent shrimp in a marvelous Chardonnay & roasted garlic marinade…

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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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Dreams Do Come True at Drew’s Pastry Place!

Fresh, made-to-order pastries are the name of the game at Drew’s Pastry Place. And so authentic! Owner and Pastry Chef Drew Rogers forked over his recipe for Tiramisu — featured on a recent episode of TLC’s Bakery Boss. High marks for this marvelous dessert…

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The Proof is on the Plate at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted

There’s a recently opened restaurant in River Oaks that’s a must-do, especially if you want to try some of the top-rated steaks in the entire city. Houstonians may be familiar with its chef, Fritz Gitscher, one of a handful of Master Chefs in the entire state. But, there’s PLENTY still to discover about his new spot, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted…

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Chill Out with Hugo’s Ice Cream Churros!

Ruben Ortega is known for his churros, which have been featured in Saveur magazine and in Hugo’s cookbook, Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico. It’s not only a favorite at the restaurant, but at home, too. Ruben sometimes does a twist on the traditional Mexican pastry for his son, by turning it into an ice cream sandwich…

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The Best Deals on Fine Dining & Wine are at Kris Bistro

Get ready for some of the most affordable fine dining in the city of Houston. Where else can you expect to find a gourmet meal, complete with wine for under $50?! On top of that, I’d venture to say that some of the best new chefs around could be in this kitchen RIGHT NOW!

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Summertime Drinks with Tanji

Tanji Patton with Goodtaste.tv has whipped up some drinks that are sure to delight your guests this summer. Whether you’re just out drinking on the back porch, or preparing for a wedding, these drinks can get the job done!

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Staple Recipes of South Africa at Peli Peli

The beautiful Peli Peli restaurant in Vintage Park is home to some truly awe-inspiring, modern South African cuisine…not to mention one of the most colorful interiors you’ll ever see – an interior that tells a fascinating story.

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Rosés are On the Rise!

Rosé to the rescue! If you’re looking for relief just as temperatures are heating up, take on the remaining summer months with a wine that’s just as great to pair with as it is all by itself….rosé. July is a great time to include one of our picks with your next picnic or BBQ.

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