You can't ignore it now. There's an undeniable cold snap in the air, and pumpkin fever has taken over. It's time to switch up your cocktail, and if you're like me, the go-to cold weather spirit is usually bourbon or rye. Maybe it's the smoke from the barrels recalling memories of last year's crack ... More >>
If you're a margarita purist you'll undoubtedly mark today's holiday with freshly squeezed citrus and a bottle of your finest pure agave. While I'm firm devote of the au naturel camp, my editor has informed me that not everyone wants to spend their time sifting seeds out of their fruit juice and dea ... More >>
The moment I realized that food comes from animals was during one of my family's tamale making sessions. I was about 4 or 5 and after waking from a nap I wandered down the hallway of the temporary trailer my grandparents were living in while they awaited the completion of their house on the family r ... More >>
Tyler Florence, host of several Food Network shows including "Iron Chef," "Food 911" and "Tyler's Ultimate," will be at Williams-Sonoma at NorthPark Center at noon today (Monday, Dec 10), signing copies of his new cookbook, TYLER FLORENCE FRESH. After a peek at the book online, in the introduction ... More >>
Heads up, gentiles, Chanukah starts tomorrow night . I hope you have all your gifts picked out for all your Jewish friends. You know that's eight gifts per friend, right? No? You sonofabitch. Better click over to Amazon or something, quick. But first, read the rest of this post. See also: Let There ... More >>
Honestly, my goal last week was to get my bitchy ass into Market, the huge tradeshow and gift market at Dallas Market Center. Yadda, yadda, yadda, I'm suddenly scheduled to interview someone named chef Curtis Stone on Friday afternoon. Cool, except I have no idea who he is. So I Google him and find ... More >>
Update: We've selected two winners based on funny: BeSly, who offed Paula Deen by stuffing her with icing using a CO2 charged ISI Gourmet Whip, and Tyler Kitchens, who takes issue with Giada's pronunciation of LEE-MUN-CHELL-OH. If we can't get a hold of them we'll dial up some new winners. Thanks fo ... More >>
In one of America's wealthiest suburbs, an unlikely band of drilling opponents helped drive away the world's biggest energy companies. Did they save the town or ruin it?
Queen of entertaining and stock maven Martha Stewart will be at the Williams-Sonoma store at Northpark Center today at 1 p.m. to sign copies of her new cookbook, Martha's Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations. Per the store website: "Space is limited to the first 500 ticketed customers. (. ... More >>
It's a Christmas miracle! No-bake treats that taste beyond delicious. All you need is a 11-by-17-inch cookie sheet, a hammer (sweet!), a freezer and a little patience at the stove. If you're no good at baking and you're really good at eating chocolate, this is the holiday treat for you. Stra ... More >>
The perfect gift for the bride who doesn't get what she wants on her wedding day.Williams-Sonoma doesn't want me to tell you this. But having recently sorted through 4-year-old wedding gifts that were still unopened, I feel compelled to point out you really don't need all the kitchen gadgets ... More >>
Sarah Johnson Chef Kent Rathbun and the Taste of the NFL are partnering up again with a new event called Taste of the NFL Dinner series. This will be a string of culinary events leading up to next year's Super Bowl XLV and the annual Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose. The dinner series will ... More >>
We'll have much more on this as we inch closer to Friday, when the city council's Economic Development Committee holds a specially called meeting to discuss a number of hot topics, among them how to tackle the old LTV Tower, whose would-be developers just went into Chapter 11. But one of the more in ... More >>
People may poke fun at her striking bob, but none disparage Lisa Garza's skill in the kitchen. This year the sometime singer and sort of restaurateur gained fame nationally as a contestant on The Next Food Network Star and locally through tons of media buzz.Whether she makes it big time or--dare we ... More >>
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