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Gelatin Halloween Brains: Perfect Addition To Your Table

Gelatin Halloween Brains: Perfect Addition To Your Table

I always try to have fun in the kitchen, especially when trying to create unique eats for special celebrations. There are a million different brain recipes out there (e.g., using spaghetti, cake, minced meats, shrimp, rice crisp cereal, etc), including gelatin of course. I added […]

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

Having just returned from a long weekend vacation in Texas’ historic Germantown (c. 1846), I had some perfect ingredients on hand and was inspired to make a yummy board for upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations (or any time of the year!).¬†When I think of German fare, the […]

Gebrannte Mandeln (“Burnt” Almonds)

Gebrannte Mandeln (“Burnt” Almonds)

The amazing team, Chris and Milena, of Craft Beering invited me (and others; please see the great assortment of recipes at the end of this post) to contribute to their 2nd annual Oktoberfest Bash and of course I said “yes!” There are so many great […]

Howdy Little Big Burger: Welcome to the ATX

Howdy Little Big Burger: Welcome to the ATX

Disclosure: I received a complimentary dining experience at Little Big Burger – Austin. All opinions are my own. Little Big Burger indeed! Born in the other U.S. city that tries to “keep ___ weird,” Portland’s good food fast establishment opened its doors in trending East […]

Treaty Oak Distilling: Sneak Peek Gin-To the “Cocktail Lab”

Treaty Oak Distilling: Sneak Peek Gin-To the “Cocktail Lab”

Disclosure: I attended a complimentary distillery tour, and food and spirits tasting at Treaty Oak Distilling on August 1, 2018. All opinions are my own. Welcome to Treaty Oak Distilling’s new Cocktail Lab! Located in the beautiful Hill Country, this Dripping Springs 28-acre distillery and […]