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Pre-Order Your Copy for D: The Cookbook. Café Momentum Will Thank You.

Earlier this year, we hooked up with Café Momentum’s director Chad Houser. We wanted to do a project with them that would not only benefit the magnificent program operated by Café Momentum, but also involve some local chefs. We decided to compile a cookbook full of recipes from area chefs. What seemed like a daunting […]

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Private Social in Dallas Chef Najat Kaanache Claims: ‘I Invented The Cronut!’

Look out Dominique Ansel, Dallas chef Najat Kaanache claims she invented the cronut and she has proof the item was on the menu at Private Social on March 22, 2013. Yesterday Carol posted the screen shot of tweets from Kaanache to Eater Dallas editor Whitney Falloon who posted a item on the cronut crazies in New […]

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Fluellen Cupcakes To Open Downtown

There is so much going on downtown. On Saturday, I took the dog to his favorite store, Downtown Pawz, and let him pick out a treat. After taking him home, the husband and I walked over to Freshii and got lunch. Then we moseyed over to TenOverSix to check out the store’s accessories. Afterward, we […]

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International Bakery Cuban Dulceria Hosts “Cuba Nostalgia”

Hear ye, hear ye – The fair ladies of Carrollton’s International Bakery Cuban Dulceria are hosting a three-day Cuban extravaganza. If Cuba be the food of love, read on: Dallas, Texas “CUBA NOSTALGIA”-in it’s 4th year at International Bakery Cuban Dulceria. The premier Cuban event outside of Cuba is CUBA NOSTALGIA a journey back in […]

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The Hospitality Sweet Opens in Downtown Dallas on Monday

Man, if I could marry Meghan Adams’ strata, I would. The first time I ate that breakfast egg strata with brie, bell peppers, and potatoes, I had three whole helpings . We were at a D Academy class day, and I barely listened to the speakers that morning because I was so focused on all the […]

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Thanks to Khloe Kardashian, International Bakery Cuban Dulceria is Selling More Cortaditos Than Ever

On February 19, the day after an episode of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami aired, the phone line at International Bakery Cuban Dulceria blew up. The two sisters/owners, Rita and Sara Vazquez, began receiving a flood of calls about their coffee. “Ever since that show where Khloe Kardashian got a cortadito, we’ve had clients asking […]

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Cookbook author Rose Levy Beranbaum to Teach Chocolate Cake Class at Central Market in Plano

If you know anything about baking then you are already familiar with Rose Levy Beranbaum. Her book, The Cake Bible, is the go-to source for all things cake. The “Diva of Desserts” has also published nine cookbooks and she is a delight in person. Rose’s new book, Rose’s Heavenly Cakes, and her blog, Real Baking With […]

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Peter Reinhart Bakes Treats at Central Market Cooking School

Peter Reinhart, four-time James Beard book award-winning author and baking instructor at Johnson and Wales, taught 50 lucky souls at Central Market on Lovers Lane a selection of tricks from his recent book, The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking. The man himself was baking treats for us, but my newly developed almond allergy kept me […]

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Into Shelley’s Belly: Recipes for Almond Amaranth Banana Bread and Homemade Cashew Milk

Our resident voracious eater, Matthew Shelley, usually takes pretty pictures and writes pretty words about other peoples’ food, but this time he’s showing you what he can do in a kitchen. I’m sorry to report that he’s off the market, ladies. Mr. Shelley is engaged. I am no chef. I am no baker. Now that […]

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Bake Your Way to Fame: CBS’ New Baking Show Holds Open Casting Call in Dallas

CBS is looking for amateur bakers with great whipping abilities (in the kitchen). Its new baking series (no name yet) “follows the trials and tribulations of the competitors – young, old, from every background and every corner of the United States – as they attempt to prove their baking prowess.” The producers tell me that […]

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Look What I Made: Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

I don’t know where or when the great sweet potato fry deluge began. One day sweet potato fries are a novelty on bar menus, the next you can order them at (wait for it…) Burger King. It just… it all happened so fast. Not that I’m complaining. I love a good french freedom fry, but […]

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