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  • Smoke's Loaded Cauliflower!

  • Twice Baked Potato Casserole

  • O'liva's South Texas Fattoushie Salad

  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake!

  • A Bubbly Elderflower Cocktail...

  • Grilled Chicken with Strawberry and Pineapple Salsa

 

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Cocktails

Flor de Caña Pina Colada

Light and dark rums can create a unique flavor profile for cocktails. For example, Flor de Caña 4 White offers a dry and smooth taste with hints of coconut and lychee, while Flor de Caña 7 has a richer flavor profile of fig, vanilla, and oak. Try the 7 year old in this Pina Colada recipe!

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Desserts

Peanut Apple Toastie

A happy stomach in the morning is a full one! Here's a healthy option for your AM: peanut butter and apple slices on toast. A toastie!

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Entrees

Hatch Veracruzano

Hooray for hatch chile season! Cooking Connection doubles up with how to make this Hatch Veracruzano, along with which wines you need to complete the meal...

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Salads

O'liva's South Texas Fattoushie Salad

Cheers to Chefs Chuck Hernandez and Chris Cook of Restaurant O'liva for sharing the steps to their seasonal fattoushie salad with a South Texas spin! O'liva offers a variety of Latin & New American cuisine at super affordable price points...nothing over $20!

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Cocktails

Saint Hilaire

This Elderflower cocktail sparkles and shines just like Mom! Put the craziness of back-to-school behind you and enjoy something beautiful with bubbles from Bohanan’s and the San Antonio Cocktail Conference...

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Cocktails

Sparkling Apple Sangria

Oh my gosh - this recipe for Sparkling Apple Sangria is SO good! Less than 10 minutes to throw together. Fizzy, fruity and refreshing!

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Desserts

Prosecco Poached Peaches

Prosecco and peaches – a perfect pairing! I chose the Enza Prosecco because of its crispness and peach and honeysuckle undertones. Plus, the price is right at less than $15 a bottle. Enza is champagne’s sexy Italian cousin!

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Desserts

Cutie Cheesecake Cups

Scrumptious cheesecake cups in mason jars from Lynnette Mendoza of Cutie Pie Cakes. Made with fresh strawberries on a cinnamon graham cracker crust!

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Desserts

Homemade Key Lime Pie

I woke up with a CRAVING for key lime pie! This homemade rendition by yours truly is a perfect pairing with this Enza Prosecco [below]. Talk about summer love...

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Drinks

Caffe Medici's The Freddo

Just in time for summer - our friends at Caffe Medici are cranking up cool with the Freddo. The perk for you is that they're sharing a recipe you can do easily at home. Grab your cocktail shaker and let's make this!

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Cocktails

Lavender Paloma

A refreshing cocktail for summer and fun and in the sun. There's no better way to observe National Tequila Day than with this divine Lavender Paloma!

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Cocktails

Chef's Backyard Moscato-Melon Chiller

This uber fruity/zesty cocktail is a synch to whip together. Major kudos to Chef John O'Larnic of Chef's Backyard for his Moscato-Melon Chiller - a grandiose display of summertime sweetness that's just as refreshing as it looks!

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Desserts

Cider + Caramel Swirl Ice Cream

Leprechaun Premium Hard Cider is available at grocery and liquor stores throughout Houston. It's used here to form the base of this incredible homemade cider caramel swirl ice cream!

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Sides

Sake Mac & Cheese

Pacific Rim's SAKE Mac & Cheese! Made with white cheddar cheese, sake reduction, spiral pasta, scallions and black sesame.

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Starters

Freebirds Guacamole

Made from scratch, Freebirds only uses whole Hass avocados in their guacamole for the freshest flavor period! Shown here atop their Lite Chicken Bowl.

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Cocktails

Martini Reviver

This martini by Adam Ford is actually the recipe for the original Martini (called the Turf Cocktail) in the 1884 Bar Keeper's Handbook. This version revives the original drink to a sublime experience. Full bodied, floral, and a colorful amber. From his new book, Vermouth: The Revival of the Spirit That Created America's Cocktail Culture.

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Entrees

Apple and Avocado Chicken Salad

If you're an avocado lover like me, you won't be disappointed. This is a creamy and refreshing chicken salad made without mayo. It's good on toast, or simply on a fork. Many thanks to Chef Julie Yoon for sharing the recipe!

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Desserts

Spicy Crunchy Peanut Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Custard Ice Cream with a spicy crunch! Find everything you need for this homemade delight at your local H-E-B. Makes: 1 ½ quarts. Total Chill/freeze Time: 3-4 hours.

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