Do away with any inhibitions, forget about a diet and just indulge already! Nothing says ‘I love you, Mom’ more than a well-deserved piece (or two) of her favorite cake on Mother’s Day. Mom will absolutely adore these recipes!
What a start to the new year! Actually, in moderation, these ‘luxuries’ can be good for you. Let’s start with red meat—a particular kind of red meat. Next, chocolate – dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidant properties. Last but not least – red wine.
In the mad dash to buy last minute gifts, party snacks (me snacks) and groceries for that big meal, I stumbled upon some great goodies at HEB. They’re promoting their Primo Picks–unique items that stand out.
December is such a magical month! Many amazing chefs have shared some of their favorite recipes with me, and I’m thrilled to share them with you. I’ve put all the recipes in one place…right here…
This year, give your oven a break and let some of the top cupcakeries in town do all the baking! Cakes and cookies are desserts of decades past. Cupcakes are the new holiday party dessert.
Wow…Houston’s very own Oxheart restaurant is named one of the ten best new restaurants in the entire country! How cool is that! The number one new spot that edged out Oxheart, according to Bon Appétit, is a very small neighborhood spot in one of my favorite cities.
Ever heard of ‘peanut butter powder?’ It’s incredible, and it’s one of the tasty tips that make these frozen banana pops from Chef Charlotte in H-E-B’s Cooking Connections so sensational.These are easy to make…a five minute fantasy in the kitchen.
Sometimes it’s best to stick with tradition. Giving chocolates on a day like Valentine’s doesn’t have to feel dull or unimaginative. There are some great options nearby that can truly make a heartfelt impression!
Little, individuals pieces of art – that’s truly what these adorable artisan chocolates from Araya are! High grade, primo blends from Venezuela that taste just as impressive as they look. I was lucky enough to try a few…the Pink Salt, which is a strong dark chocolate ganache with a touch of pink salt from the Himalayan Mountains!
Epicure Gourmet Market is the epicenter for high end chocolate that you can’t get anywhere else! There are a world of delightful choices and that’s because these chocolates come from all over the globe.