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Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

How about some Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat) to include in the celebrations? When I think of German fare, the second thing that pops in my head after sausage is cabbage…and not just kraut. I created this simple Bavarian-esque salad that goes great 

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Some people are intimidated by oxtails. Whether they don’t know what they are and/or have no idea how to eat/prepare them, people who have never indulged are missing out IMHO. [Wiki: Oxtail is the culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only 

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

I consider myself a charcuterie and cheese enthusiast! I am far from being an expert; however, I have indulged in more than my fair share of each, hundreds of varieties across the globe. Welcome to my list of Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best!I have complied a list of suggested places to enjoy charcuterie and cheese in and around Austin (including your own home), with varied geographical locations, restaurant styles, and budgets in mind (no particular order). By no means is it an exhaustive list!

Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!

Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!

I came up with this “Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!” one year when trying to figure out more things to do with all the leftover Thanksgiving turkey…I had made way too much soup and pot pie filling already! So, a gumbo twist it was! Ingredients: 

ATX’s Best Places for Cold Treats

ATX’s Best Places for Cold Treats

Today is National Ice Cream Day 2019, so I thought what a better time to update my ATX’s Best Places for Cold Treats post. 🙂 Here are just a few of the best options in Austin. Please click each business name for direct link to