The perfect simple cocktail to cool you off
during Labor Day pool parties and backyard BBQs. Made with Cachaça (The National Spirit of Brazil) from The Park
in Austin, TX.
Pack your kiddos a dessert that POPS! These Pop Rocks
infused Rice Krispie treats are a fun fix. Courtesy of Chef David Skinner of Eculent
Karkade (‘kar-ka-day’), or Iced Hibiscus Flower Tea, is among the most popular drinks in Egypt. Courtesy of Francine Spiering (Edible Houston
Courtesy of Executive Chef Ben Baker at The Preserve Kitchen + Bar at Travaasa Austin
. The restaurant is known for its local sourcing, using herbs, veggies and eggs from the on-site farm as well as it’s amazing views of the Texas Hill Country.
Chargrilled eggplant salad, blackfin tuna, parsley, crunchy bread and lemon from Chef John Russ of Lüke San Antonio.
These Hatch Green Chile Biscuits from Central Market
come with a homemade jalapeño pimiento cheese spread. Good for practically any meal of the day!
Liberty Kitchen Garden Oaks allows
guests to customize their Hawaiian Poke. Additional add-ins from Chef Travis Lenig include: cucumber, mango, avocado,
jalapeño and ginger.
Juicy, tender Texas ribeye plated with gluten free mac n cheese and charred broccolini. With the new Gluten Free Corn and Jalapeño breading,
you can bring back classic tastes and textures to your
dishes for those with gluten sensitivities. Good things come from Sysco
A tasty treat from Chef David Skinner of Eculent
. Perfect for a lazy afternoon snack.
Ayran is the national drink of Turkey! It's a cold, yogurt-based beverage mixed with salt. Very refreshing! "Afiyet olsun"
—or bon appétit, in Turkish! Courtesy of Evin Ashley Erdoğdu (Edible Houston).
How's this for a quick refresher! A Thai Basil Lime Agua Fresca recipe, thanks to Thai Fresh Cafe + Eatery
in Austin. Thai Fresh is a family owned restaurant, cooking school, and Thai market all in one!
Take your next tailgate up a notch--or four! This Texas Truffled Parmesan Quail from H-E-B Cooking Connection adds that 'black tie' effect in less than 10 minutes!
Another quick summer grill recipe from Executive Chef Robbie Nowlin of Boudro's/Zinc! Chicken skewers marinated in a savory/spicy Korean "Gochujang" paste.
Use peppers as a lacto-fermented addition to any meal or to culture salsas! Thanks to Kate Payne of Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking
for sharing! Yield is 1 pint.
By Sheena Moore of Sheena's Pickles
in Austin, TX. All pickles are homemade, vinegar based and take 4 weeks before they are ready for consumption. Brine yields about
Courtesy of Francine Spiering (Edible Houston) using a quick pickling tip via Chef Justin
Yu of Oxheart!
The key to a great margarita is the ingredients; if you cut corners on the staples you cut the flavor! For Hugo's Rita you'll need
Sauza Silver, Triple Sec, simple syrup and fresh lime juice.
Hatch chile cheesecake topped with a strawberry and hatch chutney from Central Market
. It's time!
Frittata muffins stuffed with hatch chile sausage, Gruyère cheese and finely chopped kale. Big thanks to H-E-B
A rich, creamy, Hatch Chile risotto courtesy of Kirby's Steakhouse
in The Woodlands.
An exclusive recipe from Jazz TX
- coming soon to Historic Pearl Brewery! Hatch chilaquiles with ranchero sauce, drizzled with Mexican crema and queso fresco. Good with a fork or your fingers. Enjoy!!
has your French toast fix, complete with seasonal Hatch chiles! Serve with maple syrup, roasted apple compote and powdered sugar.
Seasonal sliders topped with 2 oz of roasted Hatch chiles from Batanga
in Houston. Served with a terrific Latin Remoulade sauce.
Easy rotini with a spring vegetable medley from my friends at H-E-B
Keep your summer pasta light and colorful! This penne is perfect for one or a few - joined with chunks of grilled zucchini and dressed in a delish avocado cream sauce from H-E-B
With the cooling mint and burst of lime, the Mojito is a cocktail meant to be celebrated under the summer sun. Enjoy with the simple, yet complex, Drambuie liqueur, made from scotch whisky, honey, herbs and spices.
Hook'em for this staple cocktail at the Vince Young Steakhouse
in Austin, TX- where Longhorn pride never dies!
You'll taste every ounce of Southern Hospitality in this summer cocktail from my friends at Cured
. Made with Sloe Gin and a blackberry-balsamic shrub.
Fresh shrimp tossed in a lemon vinaigrette with crunch red peppers, onions and chives mixed with arugula and smoked bacon served on seasoned avocado slices – it just screams summertime! Created by the chefs of Maggiano's Little Italy
Grilled Alaskan halibut accented with a fresh blueberry
salsa from Liz the Chef!
These super easy jalapeño quinoa patties are great for weekly meal prep. Make'em in bulk and refrigerate to enjoy throughout the week. Yellowbird Sauce recommends s
erving with roasted sweet potatoes, a fried egg and a bun. Great any time of day!
Wake up with a hearty breakfast bowl that’s loaded with ingredients like Ancient Harvest's
Organic Inca Red Quinoa Grains, coconut milk and fresh berries. Wholesome and healthy!
gnocchi can be paired with your favorite sauce or additional accompaniments. Courtesy of Executive Chef Mark Cox at Mark's American Cuisine.
Locally-sourced ingredients abound in this lobster mac & cheese from Executive Chef Edelberto Gonçalves at Fielding's
. Made with lobster, Pangrattato bread crumbs, Manchego + Comté cheese, pancetta and roasted zucchini.
Cheeseburger Pizza - the best of both worlds! Made with Riserva Premium Cheese from my friends at Sysco Foods.
A hearty side dish with a twist from Chef Greg Martin of Bistro Menil
. This French favorite is simple to make, yet tasty and refreshing.
H-E-B Cooking Connection's version of the signature Shrimp & Grits (Carolina Style) from The Republic Grille! As seen on Goodtaste with Tanji. ;)
H-E-B Cooking Connection has their version of Killen's Barbecue
Baked Beans! Made with a Texas Moppin' Sauce (barbecue sauce), Hickory House All Purpose Rub, among other smoky sweet ingredients you can find at your local H-E-B. Heat in a caste iron skillet and top with whole jalapeños!
Thanks to my friends at Central Market
for sharing! The perfect summer snack - chia seed pudding with fresh raspberries. ;)