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Poolside for the Feast of Seven Fishes!

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Goodtaste is celebrating all-things Tuscan for the holidays this year and linked up with Groomer’s Seafood for a sneak peak at their incredible seafood spread, cooked and ready for the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve…

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Easy Eggnog – ‘Tis the Season!

A little bit of eggnog at your next holiday soiree can go a long way! This festive, frothy drink is easily just as good with or without alcohol. Over the years I’ve held on to one or two timeless classics, as well as added a few new recipes to our collection on Goodtaste…

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Classic Asian Fare with Contemporary Flare at MJ China Bistro

The same family behind San Antonio’s Taipei – a family we’ve known and trusted for over 25 years – brings us the excellent MJ China Bistro in the Medical Center area, just off Huebner Rd. It’s a beautiful restaurant with all things divine in Asian cuisine, plus a little more!

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Holiday Wine Rec’s for the Alamo City!

If you want to buy the best wine for the least amount of money, you need a friend. A trusted wine expert who has not only studied wine but who also samples a lot of wines to learn even more. In San Antonio, my Wine Guy is Ralph Cortez, the longtime wine manager at the H-E-B Plus store at 1604 & Blanco…

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Zinc’s Texas Chopped Salad has Tequila Cured Salmon!

Introducing one of my very favorite salads anywhere in the country! Zinc’s Texas Chopped Salad calls for a very unique ingredient: salmon cured with tequila. I’ve long had the recipe for the salmon itself – but here we’re finishing it off with the right fixings like…

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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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Cheers to the Best Little Bed & Brew in Fredericksburg

ANY excuse to visit the beautiful Texas Hill Country, as well as the charming town of Fredericksburg is good enough for me. There’s some great beer being made along Main Street from the friendly folks at Fredericksburg Brewing Company. In fact, we caught them on the date of their 20th anniversary!

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Taste Elevated Poached Salmon with Candied Oranges

Here are a few reasons to love this fruity fish: it’s fun and innovative, extremely simple, healthy and delicious! This recipe comes from my friend Lori Krueger of Taste Elevated. Thanks Lori! It’s the same recipe I just featured on Austin’s KEYE-TV…

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Meet the Master Class of Kolaches from Little Gretel

Some are calling it the “next generation donut” or “the new bagel.” Forget everything you think you know about kolaches…THESE are the real deal. Open wide for authentic Czech kolaches from Chef Denise Mazal of the spectacular Little Gretel Restaurant in beautiful Boerne.

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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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Tango with Boudro’s Famous Tableside Guacamole!

The sights and sounds of the San Antonio River Walk liven even more so as the seasons change. Who knew fresh air and fresh Tableside Guacamole could make such a pair? Servers at Boudro’s make up 250 orders of Guacamole a day – that’s how famous it is!

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