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The Galveston County Daily News : Food

January 30, 2015


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Reinventing ramen

We’re all familiar with Cinderella stories, where  the humble, overlooked workhorse is suddenly vaulted into the spotlight.

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Wednesday 01/14/2015
The Soul Train pulls into Galveston
Posted: January 14, 2015

Soul food takes center stage when the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce revs up the “Soul Train” at its January 16th gala.

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Wednesday 01/07/2015
It's still chili
Posted: January 07, 2015

As a native Texan, the idea of vegetarian chili always seemed laughable. If it didn’t have chunks of beef in it, I reasoned, it wasn’t actually chili. It was just a pot of nicely seasoned beans.

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Wednesday 12/31/2014
Breakfast bacon bites
Posted: December 31, 2014

The writer Henry James once said that the two most beautiful words in the English language were “summer afternoon.” Surely he would agree that the phrase “leisurely breakfast” would also be a contender for the short list, since it conjures up the same feeling of unhurried concentration on small, ordinary sources of peaceful bliss.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Braided Bread
Posted: December 16, 2014

If you found a recipe for something that was easy to make, adaptable for any time of day and a big hit at gatherings, you’d probably make it more than once. I came across one of those recipes thirty years ago, and after making it literally hundreds of times, people still want more.

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Potluck Party Palate
Posted: December 10, 2014

December brings many happy celebrations, whether for Christmas or Hanukkah, a year-end retirement or simply the end of the administrative calendar. Many of those occasions call for everybody to pitch in and bring a dish.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
Fallingwater Cookbook Creations
Posted: December 03, 2014

Avid cooks usually love house tours. It’s always fun to gawk at the expansive kitchen counters, artfully arranged pantries, and shiny appliances that other cooks use. Touring houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the masters of American architecture, rarely brings that satisfaction, though; Wright dismissed the kitchen as a “workspace” and allotted it as little space and attention as possible.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Turkey cooking safety tips
Posted: November 26, 2014

Turkey day is around the corner but to keep food poisoning the Centers for Disease Control has sent out tips to safely thaw and prepare Thanksgiving Day meals. 

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Turkey's sidekick steals the spotlight
Posted: November 26, 2014

Turkey will always be the star of the Thanksgiving Day production, but the supporting cast has its fans, too.

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