Recipe of the Day: Garden and Gun’s Brown Sugar Bacon Biscuits

Today is a very biscuity day, given this weather conundrum we’re having. And biscuits from North Carolina (in my opinion) are superior specimens of flour and baking powder. I still remember the day I watched the Farmer’s Daughter, April McGregor, make perfect biscuits using her forearm as a rolling pin to flatten dough. Definitely a […]

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Recipe of the Day: Butternut Squash Soup by Rosalind Lynam

If you haven’t met Rosalind Lynam yet, you’re missing out. Even though she’s the beautiful wife of Matt Pikar, execuchef/owner of Nora and Afghan Grill, she definitely runs the kitchen at home. Her four-person unit (which includes her two young daughters, Stella and Nora) is a snacking family. They love all things healthy. In the […]

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Fourth of July Guide: 4 Dallas Chefs’ Favorite Cookout Recipes

This July 4, don’t settle for your usual hot-dog-and-hamburger routine. Four Dallas chefs are sharing their secrets and tips for the tastiest Independence Day cookout your neighborhood has ever seen. Step it up a notch with Lockhart’s spicy adobo sauce, Komali’s pineapple habanero ribs, TJ’s grilled salmon with cucumber dill sauce, and Chino’s teriyaki steak […]

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The No-Fail Lemon Roasted Chicken Recipe by Marcella Hazan

If there’s one old lady I have a huge food crush on, it’s Marcella Hazan, and she has this incredible recipe for lemon roasted chicken that you may or may not have encountered before. It’s by far my favorite roasted chicken of all time. First, it’s easy – stupid easy. Second, it’s impossible to screw […]

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Look What I Made: Grilled Flatbread Pizza (Vegan Friendly)

I’m writing about pizza again because, well, I can. And because lately I can’t shut up about pizza. Internet me is just following real life me’s lead. More and more, I find myself engaging in these conversations about pizza making and… they’re not even conversations, really. It’s just me, impassioned, bathed in self-righteousness, and raving […]

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Dean Fearing Made Pretty Halibut on D: The Broadcast This Morning

D-TV launched this morning at 9 a.m. with The Broadcast, and Tim Rogers wrote a totally biased view of it. I can’t say I agree (yet), since I’m kicking up my feet and watching it tonight. DVR is man’s best friend. I did catch a glimpse of what Dean Fearing was making, and it looked […]

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Look What I Made: (Cheap!) Four Course Valentine’s Dinner

It’s a tricky thing, writing about Valentine’s Day. There isn’t a whole lot to be said that isn’t well-worn territory at this point. Which makes sense, I guess, because Valentine’s Day, from the little candy hearts that say ‘be mine’ to the ubiquitous red cupids and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, seems not to have changed […]

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