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Dive into Boudro’s GORGEOUS Duck & Sausage Gumbo

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It’s one of THE stellar dishes at Boudro’s on the San Antonio River Walk…Boudro’s Duck & Sausage Gumbo. This dynamic dish has been on the menu since the bistro first opened nearly 30 years ago. You’re in for a treat — and the recipe!

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Boost Your Mood Without the Meds!

More docs agree that there are certain foods that can actually increase the levels of serotonin in your brain. I’ve found over the years that making smarter choices in the foods I choose does help with weight loss and can even boost my moods…happy foods, if you will!

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A Fast Way to Get Fit is a Fastlane

Talk about a fabulous way to shed lbs in 2015. Water is one of the most fun AND most effective places to exercise. Swim laps, jog in place, or do some low-impact stretching. A Fastlane pool is easy on your joints, and it increases your flexibility and range of motion.

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Party Platters Make the Grade with Taste Elevated!

One of the easiest and most colorful ways to entertain this holiday season is a charcuterie plate you can arrange from the comfort of home. Lucky for us, we’ve got yummy creations from Taste Elevated to bring your snacks to that next culinary level.

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Charcuterie 101 from Chef Steven McHugh at Cured!

As we continue to entertain this season, charcuterie plates are a trendy way to elevate your party fare. At Cured you’ll find plates ornately arranged with a variety of exotic meats, as well as a number of house specialties covered by Chef Steven McHugh…

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Real Texas Bar-B–Q Thrives at Rudy’s!

It’s safe to say with over 25 years of serving South Texas, Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q is an edible institution, and I’ve been a fan since Day 1. Home to the best Texas Beef Brisket hands down where, depending upon the time of year, they go thru over 100 juicy slabs per day!

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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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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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