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Lemon Ricotta Poppy Seed Glazed Pancakes {with Video}

by evh July 6, 2017

Lemon Ricotta Poppy Seed Glazed Pancakes ~ With summertime here you would think things would slow down for a bit. While some things have slightly slowed such as calmer mornings by not having to race off to school every day and longer pajama wearing moments, other things seem to have sped up such as planning […]

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Texas Pesto {with Video}

by evh April 11, 2017
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Texas Pesto ~ Sometimes it’s fun to take a classic and add your own pizzazz to it. You know … switch it up a bit. This go-around I added some Texas flare to a simple pesto recipe to give it a little more kick but not too much I want to the kiddos to be […]

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Creamy Eggplant Soup

by evh November 18, 2014
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Creamy Eggplant Soup ~ We have been huddled in the house for the last couple of weeks with some sort of virus — blah. First it was my youngest, followed by my oldest. These boys are very needed when they are ill too — geesh! Don’t get me wrong, I love them and enjoy all […]

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Go Big: Knife & Fork Meatball Sandwich

by evh March 6, 2014
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You know the saying “Go Big or Go Home” –– well, that is how I feel about this sandwich. It’s the real deal big meal and comes together fairly easily. The Knife & Fork Meatball Sandwich can be served on a French baguette or if you want a slightly softer option try an Italian loaf […]

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Urban Dwellings: All Kooped Up

by evh January 16, 2014
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Have you ever fantasized about having chickens running around in your backyard? Or dreamt about getting fresh eggs for breakfast in the morning without leaving your homeland? Or is that just me? I first met Dan and Cathy Ellenbrook, owners of All Kooped Up, at the Lone Star Farmers Market one Sunday afternoon. Upon meeting, I […]

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New Episode: Cranberry Gin Fizz Holiday Cocktail

by evh December 19, 2013
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The holiday season calls for many gatherings with friends (both old and new) and family. It’s a joyful time that requires special celebrations to be paired with whimsical treats, family traditions and holiday cheer. One of my favorite drinks to whip-up during these times is a Cranberry Gin Fizz. Slightly sweet with a touch of […]

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Day Twelve: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Spritz Cookies and Cookie Re-Cap

by evh December 13, 2013
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A cookie of holidays past: The holidays just wouldn’t be the holidays without this classic cookie in my kitchen. Spritzgebäck is a type of German Christmas biscuit made of flour, butter, sugar and eggs. The Spritz Cookie is a childhood throwback for me and a tradition that my mom would make every year for us to […]

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Special Guest: Fried Turkey Recipe and How-To Video

by evh November 7, 2013
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Growing up I always remember my mom getting up at the crack of dawn to put the Thanksgiving turkey into the oven. It was an all-day process of monitoring and basting the turkey. About ten years ago, I had my first-ever fried turkey and it was a revelation: perfect crispy skin on the outside with moist, […]

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New Episode: Baked Polenta Fries

by evh September 17, 2013
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Baked Polenta Fries ~ Polenta is often times over looked as a great side dish. Polenta is basically cornmeal boiled together with a little milk and water until it becomes creamy and then fresh parmesan cheese and olive oil are added to give it the right amount of flavor and consistency –– It’s fairly easy to […]

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New Episode: Texas Egg Salad Sandwich

by evh July 24, 2013
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I absolutely love a good egg salad sandwich –– there’s just something special about them -– rich creamy eggs piled on fresh bread –– a-m-a-zing in my book. The Texas Egg Salad Sandwich spices up a classic and pairs it with garlic-y (and BIG) slices of Texas Toast making for a fantastic combination. Watch how to make it here […]

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