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The Delicious Mischief’s 100 Favorite Recipes Revealed!

Food writer John DeMers is the Delicious Mischief; an author of more than fifty published books on food, drink, travel, history and religion, including four Texas-set novels, five plays and two musicals. His latest release is a culinary love letter of sorts with PLENTY of recipes in between…

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The Right Foods to Fuel Your Diet!

Continue to keep your New Year’s diet on track with sure bets like California kale, Texas sunshine relish and a zesty chicken stir fry, among other ‘lean cuisine’ found on Goodtaste. These juicy, feel-good foods are often protein-packed and low in fat and unwanted carbs!

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Go for These Grilled Cheese & Soup Pairings!

What better in wintry weather than a good old-fashioned grilled cheese and a cup of hot soup! On the nights that make you shutter and shake, sometimes it doesn’t get better than Netflix and buttery grilled cheese.

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Diet and Drink Healthy at the Same Time

The word diet puts me in a bad mood. And, if that diet goes even further and eliminates my daily glass of wine, that mood gets even worse. Good news—you can work a glass of wine into your diet, perhaps even a cocktail or beer.

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Spring on these Spiked Winter Beverages

Here are a few sinfully delish winter cocktail recipes sure to impress, while also pairing just right with seasonal favorites for your family’s table. Enjoy these ‘grown-up’ concoctions in front of the fireplace and escape these frigid temps!

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Meals on Reels Celebrates Cuisine and Movies!

The San Antonio chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is hosting Meals on Reels on Thursday, February 26th. LDEI is a charitable organization of women in the culinary fields. I just became a member of the local chapter myself, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2015!

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“Happy Foods” for a Healthier Lifestyle

Did you know that there is a strong correlation between stress, diet and our moods? Making better eating choices will ultimately help you feel better, deal with stress better and lead to weight loss you can sustain…

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SanTan Brewing Company

Every last one of the craft beers from SanTan Brewing Company are specifically brewed (and designed) for hotter climates…hence the name ‘Southwestern’ Style Ales. This Arizona-based brewery began distributing in Texas last June, on the belief that great craft beer can be inspiration fro the conversations that can change the world!

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An Awesome New Year’s Eve at Home

I love reflecting on the highs of the outgoing year and looking forward to the amazing opportunities ahead. Every day we’re here is a gift, and to be able to work with, live with and experience it all with so many special people is truly the best gift of all.

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Save Us a Seat at Center Court!

The tip-off to any good time can be found at Center Court Pizza & Brew – a family friendly sports bar with chef designed pizzas, pastries and a playground out back! Catch your favorite team’s next game on one of a whopping 47 screens in-house. Plus, craft beer for days…

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Natural Flavored Water Works!

Everyone knows you can add a twist of lime to every day water, but those store-bought flavored waters have a ton of hidden sugar and calories in them. Here are a few homemade, healthy flavored water recipes you can make in a big pitcher or toss in your water bottle before you hit the gym!

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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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Coconut Cream Pie from the World Famous Blue Bonnet Cafe!

A main attraction of Main Street in Marble Falls, stemming all the way back to 1929! The Blue Bonnet Cafe is world renown for two things: the people and their pie! The latter of which resulted in a recipe for their top-seller…Coconut Cream Pie!

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Oh My – Olivette’s Sticky Toffee Pudding!

Stop the presses! This Sticky Toffee Pudding from Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez is headline news! Sweet and seasonal, it’s the perfect addition to any pre-planned holiday menus this year. Some of the best modern American cuisine with a delicious Mediterranean accent comes from Olivette at the Houstonian!

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SA’s Chef Cooperative Returns with Benefit Dinner at Fig Tree!

Kick off the New Year with a multi-course meal made entirely with local ingredients! The next Chef Cooperative pop-up dinner in San Antonio is a fundraiser for Parr Vineyards at the Fig Tree Restaurant at the Dashiell House on Saturday, January 10th. The goal of Chef Co-op is to continue spreading awareness on the importance of eating local!

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