Felicia, mother, thespian and comfort food creator, concocts dishes from the recipes she learned from mother, grandmother and other special family moments. Every dish comes with a story, and every one is packaged with love.
Houston long ago belied its food media image as a place just for great barbecue, mediocre Tex-Mex, and steakhouses. My preferences are for restaurants that show off Houston's finest -- not its most gimmicky -- places that speak of the city's more sophisticated dining scene.
In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.
Of course Independence Day is our nation's celebration of freedom, but for a lot of Americans it is the freedom from our daily grind that we celebrate. It's one of those few holidays dictated by no real commitment other than the commitment to have fun.
There's no shortage of corn this time of year, and there are so many ways to enjoy it beyond boiled on the cob. Whether you prefer a salad, side, soup or dip -- these off-the-cob recipes will conquer your corn cravings.
It's hard to resist making a dessert with some patriotic flare for the Fourth of July. May we suggest this stunning red, white and blue ice cream cake? You basically just have to assemble the whole thing -- no complicated steps or baking required -- so you can prepare it in advance of your celebration. We recommend adding a few candles for an extra-festive touch.
Now the famed pastry chef wants to go back to his roots and serve dishes with a little more complexity.
Breakfast is my favorite meal, hands down!
This cake is so delicious and perfect for a hot summer day!
Ever wonder why wine clubs don't ship in the summer?
What better way to show your love of America than American flag jell-o shots?
It's time to eat food you actually have to pay for and know how to say.
Has summer started so quickly for you that you've not yet gotten around to even thinking about a bucket list?
You'll find bourbons and ryes in this little compendium of my favorite newish homegrown booze.
It takes forethought but not much by way of technical skill or ingredients. It is also a thing of beauty.
Ice-cream cake isn't something you should be afraid to make in your own kitchen.