Category Archives: How To

  • In the kitchen: Curried Deviled Eggs

    Posted on October 12, 2014 by Becka in How To, Recipes.

    Curried Deviled Eggs with chives and salmon roe Makes 24 deviled egg-halves 14 large eggs 1/4 to 1/3 cup mayonnaise (start with 1/4 cup and add as needed to smooth consistency 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon hot curry powder Kosher salt to taste 2 tablespoons […]

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  • Sink that iceberg: better summer salads

    Posted on July 15, 2014 by Becka in About, How To.

    When people think of salad, iceberg lettuce accompanied by a few tomatoes and cucumbers comes to mind. Nothing to write home about. However, summer is a great time for making and enjoying salads that go beyond the old classic. By calling upon some of the great produce available to us in the summer, you can […]

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  • You Say Toe-meh-toe, I Say Toe-mmmm-toe

    Posted on June 12, 2014 by Becka in About, Food Musings, How To.

    However common it may be to dislike tomatoes, I’m not in that camp. Maybe tomato haters haven’t really had the best summer has to offer? I’ll agree; a barely pink tomato that has traveled miles in the winter might not make it into my shopping cart. But give me a juicy, ripe summer tomato, and […]

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  • Cheese Board 101

    Posted on April 17, 2014 by Becka in How To.

    If I had to choose one food to eat for the rest of my life, it could very well be cheese. (I’d probably die young from vitamin and mineral deficiency, but my bones and teeth would sure be in good shape.) With so many options, it would be hard to tire of cheese: cow, sheep, […]

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  • Grilling Basics

    Posted on March 22, 2014 by Becka in How To.

    Beautiful spring afternoons are an enticing invitation to fire up the grill for a quick and easy dinner. But grilling can be intimidating if you’re not sure what to do. Just mind a few basic guidelines and you’re on your way to grilling up a feast! 1. Get your grill hot. When you close the […]

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  • Stuff your own acorn squash

    Posted on February 24, 2014 by Becka in How To, Recipes.

    Whether you’re looking for a healthy, easy meal or an indulgent one-dish dinner to satisfy a sweet-tooth, this delicious acorn squash recipe can be adapted to fulfill your meal needs. Start with an acorn squash, cut it in half, and scoop out the seeds. If you want to go a little decadent, brush it gently […]

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  • Where There’s a Grill, There’s a Way

    Posted on May 24, 2013 by Becka in How To.

    If you’re like me, you’ve probably already fired up your outdoor grill for the summer and benefited from some BBQ chicken thighs or marinated flank steak. But for those who haven’t, Memorial Day weekend often marks the passage of this annual rite. Sure, you’ve got the camping chairs set up, a few yard games ready […]

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  • You Say Crayfish, I Say Crawfish

    Posted on April 15, 2013 by Becka in How To.

    Springtime means only one thing when it comes to food in Louisiana: the crawfish boil. Lucky for us, this native Louisianan celebration has been brought to Texas with such enthusiasm that there’s a crawfish boil to be had nearly every weekend throughout the month of April. The season can start as early as late February […]

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  • Salad Basics

    Posted on March 18, 2013 by Becka in How To.

    It’s that time of year in Texas where the weather warms up and we start craving salads more. Anyone else? Well, at least I do! Salads are simple, but people can get overwhelmed when making them at home. Which lettuce do I choose, what toppings can I use, you want me to make my own […]

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  • Smoothie Time

    Posted on March 2, 2013 by Becka in How To.

    Smoothies make a great breakfast, snack or dessert and are easy to whip up in a jiffy when you’re on the run. All you need is a blender, a few ingredients, and a bit of creativity to produce your own cool beverage. Fruits and veggies are often the main edibles in smoothies, complemented by dairy, […]

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