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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 […]

MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9 SIMPLE SUPPER

MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9 SIMPLE SUPPER

I L.O.V.E. mussels…and pasta…and cooking with wine…and shrimps are nom too…and I always try to support local as often as I can. So, when I was digging through my pantry trying to decide on what to make for dinner, I was inspired by a package […]

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

I don’t know about you, but when Memorial and Independence Days approach I think even more about red, white, and blue. Summer  months are also synonymous with grilling (although many of us crazy Texans grill year-round), so I wanted to come up with something to […]

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Since the first time I had them ages ago, I fell in LOVE with oxtails! If they are on a menu, no matter how prepared, I will order them. I have had some fantastic experiences, and some not so stellar – even though they have […]