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Cozy Up to Comfort Foods

| January 1, 2017
Cozy Up to Comfort Foods

Cozy Up to Comfort Foods Creating a comfort food masterpiece like Roasted Sonoma Chicken with Wild Rice and Carrot Butter is a no-brainer when hunger hits along with chilly winter air. The dish’s warm, captivating spices will help you forget about the frosty climate around you. But to truly keep winter winds at bay, try […]

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Sweet Potatoes – The Versatile Vegetable

| January 1, 2017
Sweet Potatoes – The Versatile Vegetable

Unlike many vegetables with a peak season that comes and goes, sweet potatoes can be found at your local grocery store year round with a consis­tent quality and freshness. Because they are available fresh, canned or frozen, sweet potatoes offer the ultimate flexi­bility for healthy and delicious menu options at any meal. With virtually no […]

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Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata

| December 1, 2016
Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata

An easy and delicious dessert!

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Ice Cream Delights!

| October 1, 2016
Ice Cream Delights!

-Roasted White Peaches with Honeycomb and Vanilla Ice Cream
-Brookie Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches
-S’mores Ice Cream Birthday Pie

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DELICIOUS – Strawberry Kiwi
Almond Tart

| July 1, 2016
DELICIOUS – Strawberry Kiwi <br>Almond Tart

25 min. prep time • 45 min. total time • 8 ingredients • 12 servings

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Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

| March 1, 2016
Spice up Dinner With Shrimp

Ceviche Marinated Grilled Gulf Shrimp Tacos Preparing the same old meals week after week can make dinnertime dull. Add some spice to your menu with the fresh flavor of a new protein-nutrient-rich Gulf shrimp. Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States. In fact, the average person consumes more than four pounds each […]

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All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

| February 1, 2016
All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate

Houston’s Hottest, Hippest Valentine’s Day Sweets Are Filled With Excitement Chocolate decadence, chocolate indulgence, chocolate dreams, chocolate kisses, hot chocolate — no matter how you serve it, chocolate has the power to evoke sensuality, gratification and romance. Luckily for us all, Houston is a mecca of seductive venues and talented chefs who have reimagined the tasty […]

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Serve Up Nutrients and Color

| December 1, 2015
Serve Up Nutrients and Color

Roasted Winter Veggies And Tri-Colored Potatoes With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, remember that making healthy and appealing foods does not have to keep you in the kitchen all day long. Recipes using versatile, heart-smart canola oil – one of the healthiest cooking oils in the world – are ideal […]

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A Centerpiece Worth Celebrating

| November 1, 2015
A Centerpiece Worth Celebrating

Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. Whether creating an entire festive feast from scratch or looking for a tasty dish to take and share, these dishes aim to fill up the table and keep the seats around it full as well. From a tender, juicy attractive main dish […]

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Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

| October 1, 2015
Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween

It’s that time of year – jack-o-melon carving time! Watermelon carvings are a fun and different way to show off your spookiest Halloween faces. Throwing a Monster Mash has never been more fun, and this watermelon carving makes the ultimate centerpiece as the head of Frankenstein. Then round out your party menu with these kid-friendly […]

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Flavorful Sides for the Win – CAJUN COUNTRY CAVIER

| September 1, 2015
Flavorful Sides for the Win – CAJUN COUNTRY CAVIER

Much like a star quarterback, grilled foods get all the glory when it comes to tailgating, but the often overlooked side dishes are the supporting players that help drive your menu to victory.

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Sweet Potato S’Mores

| August 1, 2015
Sweet Potato S’Mores

Tips For Perfect Potatoes These prize-winning recipes show you how easy it is to create unique dishes with versatile, nutritious sweet potatoes. Before you get started, remember these tips from the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission: Fresh sweet potatoes can be stored for up to a month at 55°F to 65°F, but should not be refrigerated […]

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Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

| July 1, 2015
Easy Treats for the Fourth of July

Everyone will be bringing some­thing to the 4th of July picnic, but you can bring the grand finale. Each of these tasty sweet treats captures the flair of the 4th without the fuss. In just a little time, you can add patriotic color and fun flavor to classics like cupcakes, ice cream cones and cookies. […]

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Fresh Way to Fiesta

| May 1, 2015
Fresh Way to Fiesta

Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new flavor. Watermelon is a versatile fruit with a flavor profile that pairs perfectly with many of the ingredients in […]

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Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts

| March 1, 2015
Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts

A hot new dessert trend is here — cookies are getting a makeover.

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This Valentine’s Day

| February 1, 2015
This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day easy and impressive cookies!

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Game Day Eats

| January 1, 2015
Game Day Eats

Quick, flavor-rich appetizers are an easy way to amp up your tailgate experience.

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Brew up a FRIGHTFULLY FUN Halloween Party

| October 1, 2014
Brew up a FRIGHTFULLY FUN Halloween Party

Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters with some devilishly good sweets.

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Almond Buttermilk Shortcakes with
Blackberry Filling

| September 1, 2014
Almond Buttermilk Shortcakes with </br>Blackberry Filling

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all purpose white flour 1/3   cup sugar plus 1 tablespoon for sprinkling over biscuits 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4   teaspoon baking soda 1/4   teaspoon salt 1/2   cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2/3 cup buttermilk 1 beaten egg 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier […]

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Sweet Tips For a Fabulous 4th of July

| July 1, 2014
Sweet Tips For a Fabulous 4th of July

Taste a World of Culinary Adventure

From taking a food tour through the Mediterranean to infusing everyday recipes with exotic herbs and spices, home chefs are eager to explore the world through culinary adventures.

Americans are looking for adventure, sophistication and new experiences in the kitchen, according to a recent survey of people ages 45 to 65 commissioned by Florida Grapefruit.

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FLORIDA GRAPEFRUIT TART
with Cardamom Cream

| April 1, 2014
FLORIDA GRAPEFRUIT TART </br>with Cardamom Cream

Taste a World of Culinary Adventure

From taking a food tour through the Mediterranean to infusing everyday recipes with exotic herbs and spices, home chefs are eager to explore the world through culinary adventures.

Americans are looking for adventure, sophistication and new experiences in the kitchen, according to a recent survey of people ages 45 to 65 commissioned by Florida Grapefruit.

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Shamrock Soft Pretzels

| March 1, 2014
Shamrock Soft Pretzels

Put a St. Patty’s day twist on homemade soft pretzels by shaping them into shamrocks. Green mustard as a dip adds an extra-festive touch.

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Chocolate Grasshopper Cheesecake

| March 1, 2014
Chocolate Grasshopper Cheesecake

Mint, chocolate, cheesecake. Three fantastic flavors that come together in one awesome dessert!

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