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Cuisine Mecca: Austin Food Events for April 2013

by evh April 4, 2013
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Springtime showers aren’t just bringing the flowers, they are helping to set the stage of Austin, by adding what we love most about this time of year — an array of colorful produce, a mixture of greens amongst the hillsides and popping blue bonnets to line the streets — all to be paired with dishes […]

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Local Savour’s Favorite Things 2011

by evh December 14, 2011
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Just when you think it can’t get any better, the food and entrepreneurial scene here continues to delight and grow stronger every year. Over the course of 2011, I’ve had the privilege of meeting up with several new (and old) chefs, bakers, creators and vendors – learning more about the high quality and use of […]

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Food talks

by evh December 21, 2010

A couple of years ago, after seeing the movie Food Inc. I was left wondering now what? What do I do? How can I help this situation and how can I feel good about my food choices I make everyday? A friend of mine suggested that I read Michael Pollan’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” (Thanks B, […]

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Local Savour’s Favorite Things 2010

by evh December 6, 2010

  Antonelli’s Cheese Shop – Cheese for all! Bring to those holiday parties, cook with or simply enjoy – you will find some of the best cheeses in town right here and you know, I know cheese. They also carry a palethra of condiments and other goodies to pair up with their amazing cheeses. Confituras […]

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Tomato Jam Grilled Cheese Sandwich

by evh November 2, 2010

For those of you that may, or may not know I have a serious crush on all things Confituras and my latest obsession is the Homegrown Tomato Jam. This crush, blended with my new found love for Veldhuizen Bosque Blue Cheese, merged together in my kitchen creating an ultimate grilled cheese sandwich experience – My […]

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Grilled Wild Salmon with Spicy Peppers, Goat Cheese + Crispy Chives

by evh September 14, 2010

If you are going to eat salmon – eat wild & eat local (Go USA!). For those of you in the Pacific Northwest fresh, wild salmon practically invite themselves over to your place for dinner – for the rest of us, well, we need to seek out fresh, wild, U.S.-water salmon – but it’s worth […]

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Let the apple roasting begin!

by evh September 8, 2010

With temperatures still reaching the upper 90’s in Texas, it’s hard to believe that September and the fall season are upon us. As I gather the last of the summer fruits and vegetables to freeze them for the months ahead – local summer peppers, farm fresh peaches and green beans in January here I come […]

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The little watermelon from our garden

by evh August 19, 2010

I planted watermelon in the spring and crossed my fingers. To my surprise, the watermelon plant took off and almost took over our entire garden at one point. After much nurturing, trimming and sweat (it’s hot out there) we have our first organically grown watermelon! Biting into this “personal size” fruit with the sweet juices […]

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A night with Anthony Bourdain!

by evh August 16, 2010

Upon reading Kitchen Confidential is when I first discovered Anthony Bourdain and immediately felt a connection with this fellow restauranteur. He lived it. He’s been out in the trenches in the crazy restaurant world and has given us a front row seat to his experience. He discovered strengths, weaknesses and (many) faults all while sweating […]

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The kitchen is always open!

by evh August 16, 2010

Growing up my parents always seemed to be hosting a party with neighbors, friends, business associates and fellow golfers. During most of these events, I remember my mother getting upset when everyone ended up in her kitchen. “Out!” she would exclaim while chuckling and waving a dish towel around. Over the years, my husband and […]

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