Tanji Patton of Goodtaste TV talks comfort food classics and wine pairings
Tanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares her classic Mac and Cheese recipe on Houston Life. Tanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares Ronnie Killen's meatloaf recipe. AdTanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares Kenny & Ziggy's Blintzes. Goodtaste’s Ultimate Mac N CheeseTanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares her classic Mac and Cheese recipe on Houston Life. Wine pairingsTanji Patton of Goodtaste TV shares her wine pairings for comfort food dishes.
4 easy ways to eat healthier in 2021 according to a registered dietitian
Syn, is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and founder of Nutrition by Mia, a popular online wellness website. Nutrition by Mia (Nutrition by Mia)These are Syn’s recommendations and recipes:1. Go plant-based once a week for your health and wallet with Mexican-Stuffed Bell Peppers. Place bell peppers cut side-up in a baking dish and brush with a neutral high heat cooking oil. Place apples cut side down on a cutting board and slice crosswise.
11 comfort food and cocktail recipes to make if you’re super stressed on election night
It doesn’t matter who or what you’re voting for in the 2020 election, if anything is clear, it’s that Americans are STRESSED about the results. White Claw mimosasJust because it’s election night doesn’t mean you can’t have a mimosa, right? Once it’s warm, add it to a glass and add in an ounce of your favorite whisky or spiced rum. Slow roasting a pork shoulder and turning it into carnitas is the perfect thing to do on election night. Bonus: A Washington appleIt’s election night, so why not have a drink that shares the name with America’s very first president?
Houston vegan chef shares how to make plant-based migas in 3 easy steps
HOUSTON – September is Better Breakfast Month, a great time to learn how to incorporate plant-based options into the most important meal of the day. Stephanie Rich, a registered dietitian and executive chef at Verdine showed us how to turn a classic Tex-Mex dish like migas into a quick and healthy breakfast using just 3 ingredients. Plant-based migasIngredients• 1/3 cup prepared pico de gallo or chunky salsa• 1 corn tortilla• ½ cup plant-based egg substitute• Salt & Pepper for seasoningDirections:1. Pour in the plant-based egg substitute and season to taste with salt and pepper. For more plant-based breakfast options, you can check out Verdine’s brunch menu.
Dessert to die for: These holiday pies will be the talk of your Texas table
Pumpkin pieAhh, classic pumpkin. This recipe will make your holiday dessert course feel like a fond, nostalgic memory with every bite. Not to mention, it’s practically the most quintessential holiday pie in America. Sweet potato pecan pieYou love pecan and you love sweet potato, so why choose between two pies when you can have the best of both worlds? This recipe combines the best things about pecan and sweet potato pie into a must-have crunchy, rich dessert.
We found out how to make Luby’s old-fashioned Mac ‘n’ Cheese at home; Get the recipe
Luby’s has shared a handful of its recipes for guests to bring its flavors home. Those currently on the restaurant’s website include its Chicken Fried Steak and Creamy Gravy, Kale Cranberry Salad, Waldorf Salad, Carrot Cake and Pecan Pie. With nostalgia for the restaurant at an all-time high during this uncertain period, we did some digging to find Luby’s recipe for its delicious old-fashioned Mac ‘n’ Cheese for you to devour at home. Three, yes, three cups of cheese. That flour must be doing some big work in there too to give it that stick-to-your bones feeling.
The best way to cook your Gulf Coast catch
Growing up in a South Texas household of outdoor enthusiasts made fishing along the Gulf Coast a routine family affair. A disco and dependable heat source like a propane grill allow controllable beachside cooking without the hassle of charcoal or wood. Cooking fresh Gulf fish is a relatively straightforward task, but catching them can be a challenge. Heat additional olive oil in the center of the disco on low. Place fillets skin down in olive oil at the center of the disco.
Heres how you can make Ben & Jerrys edible cookie dough at home
You can now make your own Ben & Jerrys edible cookie dough at home. Ben & Jerrys is sharing its easy six-step recipe for cookie dough lovers to make the treat at home. Here is Ben & Jerrys edible cookie dough recipe:1. unsalted butter (1 stick), room temperature8 tbsp. unsalted butter (1 stick), room temperature1 cup brown sugar, packed2 tbsp.
Spice up your salad with this spicy whole leaf Caesar | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Spice up your salad with this spicy whole leaf Caesar | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: June 11, 2020, 2:28 pmIf you’re trying to eat more lighter this summer, salads are a good way to go. But let’s be real, it can get a bit boring just eating the same popular leafy green recipes all week. But if you would like to switch things up a bit, Kyle Noonan with The Rustic in Downtown Houston, shared with us a tasty recipe that’s easy, affordable and full of flavor.
5 banana bread recipes we’re drooling over
No, it’s just not you -- it seems that everyone is making banana bread during quarantine, and if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. Banana bread is really more of a cake than a bread, but regardless, it’s the perfect thing to make if you’re wanting to dip your toes into the wonderful world of baking bread. Most bread recipes are generally the same, but we searched the internet high and low to find the easiest-looking banana bread recipes, so you can impress your friends and family with your new-found baking skills. This is another easy banana bread recipe. It combines two of the greatest breads that have ever existed: cinnamon swirl bread, and obviously, banana bread.
This is how you make the internet-famous whipped coffee
You might have seen people posting about making a whipped coffee at home, otherwise known by its proper name, Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona Coffee is a whipped coffee concoction floating on top of your specific choice of milk with ice. You mix together 2 tablespoons of instant coffee and 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar with 2 tablespoons of hot water. Mix the ingredients in a bowl with a hand mixer or by hand until the mixture is whipped and fluffy. Pour in hot or cold milk -- whichever you like -- and top it with the whipped coffee mixture.
These pantry staples are cheap and will last you a long time
But there are some other grocery store items that you should take note of -- items that will help get you through this time of social distancing, lockdowns and self-quarantine. Make sure you have the following:PastaWe all know that a box of pasta (it doesn’t matter if it’s spaghetti or penne) is always pretty cheap at the grocery store, and its shelf life is pretty long, too. These are inexpensive, quite filling and have a pretty long shelf life. In addition to the nostalgia, jars of peanut butter are pretty cheap at the grocery store, it has a decent shelf life and it’s a fantastic source of protein. Three recipes you should make:Mushroom zucchini frittata from Taste of HomeCountry-style scrambled eggs from Taste of HomeAvocado toast with a sunny-side egg from Skinny Taste
Get your crawfish fix with this easy crawfish fried rice recipe | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Get your crawfish fix with this easy crawfish fried rice recipe | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: March 6, 2020, 2:48 pmCrawfish season is in full swing and if you want to get your crawfish fix, start by trying out new recipes to put those mudbugs to good use. Shakti Baum, executive chef with Etta’s Kitchen, is in our studio to show you a crawfish fried rice you can try at home.
Want to bake bread but you’re nervous? These easy recipes are perfect for beginners
Once you execute one of these simple recipes, we guarantee you’ll be hooked on making your own bread. It’s a perfect bread to make for the first time if you’ve never done it, and the best part is that you don’t have to knead the dough, which can be one of the most difficult things about making homemade bread. Once you make this bread, you’ll wonder why you ever brought the pre-sliced kind from a grocery store. This recipe does require you to knead the bread, but eventually you’re going to have to do it, so this is a great, simple recipe to introduce you to the task. Once you bake your way through these three recipes, we have a feeling you’ll be able to conquer any future bread recipe you want to try.
2 amazing cocktail recipes for your New Year’s Eve bash
HOUSTON – If you’re looking for a way to set your mood for your New year’s party, cocktails might do the trick. According to Bailey, these are the four things to keep in mind when hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration that includes drinks. You can do variations on a cocktail you like and switch in and out liqueurs to make it your own. Bailey shared the cocktail recipes below. Double Strain over ice into a Collins glass.
3 kid-approved after school snacks your kids will love to eat | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
3 kid-approved after school snacks your kids will love to eat | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2Published: November 1, 2019, 3:05 pmSchool mornings consist of a long to-do list, from cooking breakfast to packing lunches, the last thing you want to worry about is snacks, but you know the afternoon cravings are unavoidable. That's why nutrition professional and founder of The Informal Grub, Casey Barbles, shares 3 recipes that will hold up the kids before dinner, and the best part is they can make them themselves.
H-E-B Recipes: Summer chicken and veggies, watermelon spinach, lemonade pie
2-3 minutesSear chicken breast 5-7 minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked through. olive oil 2 minutes, sauté cherry tomatoes and mushrooms; then add spinach long enough for it to wilt. For sauce : In a small sauce pan over med high heat add whipping cream then slowly stir in Adam's seasoning and continue to stir until sauce thickens. Drizzle warm sauce over chicken and veggies!!!! Grilled Watermelon Spinach Salad½ Cup Cookwell and Company Watermelon Vinaigrette1 tbs.
KPRC Chili Bowl Challenge recipes
KPRC Chili Bowl Challenge recipesPublished: February 1, 2015, 2:11 pmHOUSTON – Thank you to the Houston Fire Department, Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department, Baytown Fire Department and the Katy Fire Department for participating in the KPRC Chili Bowl Challenge! Click here to see the recipes for all four fire departments. Copyright 2015 by Click2Houston.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Balsamic grilled chicken and vegetables
HOUSTON – Ingredients:2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts6 HEB Fresh Veggie Kabobs½ cup Rustico Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive oil (divided)2 tablespoons Adams Reserve House All Purpose Rub2-4 tablespoons Adams Reserve Holiday Rub¼ -1/2 cup Central Market 4 Leaf Aged Balsamic VinegarDirections:1. Butterfly or pound chicken down to even thickness. Place in a large sealable plastic bag, drizzle with ¼ cup olive oil, and shake in Holiday Rub to coat. Place vegetables on one side of grill, and chicken on the other. Drizzle each with 4 Leaf Balsamic Vinegar before serving.
Bacon-Wrapped Hot Diggity Dogs
Ingredients:1 package H-E-B Texas Heritage Jalapeno & Cheese Hot Dogs, or Nathan's All-Beef Wieners. Wrap one slice (or one-half slice, as desired) of bacon around each hot dog. Hot dogs may be grilled or cooked on the stove in a skillet or grill pan. Grill over Medium-High heat, turning as needed, to prevent flare-ups. For Stovetop: heat a large non-stick skillet or grill pan over Medium-High heat.
Queso LocoH-E-B Chef Anna T. FerrandoPublished: January 31, 2013, 12:31 pmPrep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Serves: 8-10 Ingredients 1 jar Cookwell and Company Two Step Red Chili, Original or Spicy 1 pound ground beef, 80/20 or 90/10 1 can black beans 1 block HEB EZ-Melt, diced 1 package Ready,Fresh,Go! Pico de Gallo (in produce) Tortilla chips for dipping Directions Brown beef in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add beans, red chili sauce, EZ-melt , and pico de gallo. Stir continuously unil all ingredients are combined and cheese is melted. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Crawfish Boil for Super Bowl
bag Louisiana Crawfish Boil Mix12 ears of corn2 lbs. smoked sausage (cut into 1 inch pieces)3 lemons, halved2 head garlic, halved4 onions, halved4 celery stalks1 lb. HEB unsalted butterDirections:In a large boiling pot, bring vegetables and seasonings to a boil about 15 to 20 minutes. Add crawfish and bring back to a boil. Boil crawfish for 10 minutes.
Grilled Salmon Portions
Prep/Total Time: 25 minutesIngredientsFour 6-ounce Salmon Portions (HEB Seafood Department)2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 tablespoons red wine vinegar2 teaspoons grated lemon peel1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon soy sauce4 and 1/2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheeseAdd freshly ground pepper to tasteDirectionsPreheat grill to 400-450 degrees. Place fish, skin side down, in disposable foil pan. Combine the lemon juice, vinegar, lemon peel, basil, garlic powder and soy sauce; pour over fish. Place pan on grill. Cover grill and cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Crown Roast of Lamb, Sautéed Kale, Truffle potatoes
Crown Roast of LambPreparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 30-40 minutesServes 6-8INGREDIENTS:1 crown roast of lamb3-4 tablespoons Adam's Reserve House Rub and/or Classic Italian Bread Dipper2 tablespoons Ottavio Private Reserve Olive Oil1 jar Robert's Reserve Lemon Dill Caper SauceINSTRUCTIONS:1. Simply Sautéed KalePreparation Time: 10 minutesCooking Time: 2- minutesServes 4-6INGREDIENTS:2 bunches of kale, any variety2-3 tablespoons HEB Basting Oil· Salt and pepper, to taste· Fresh lemon juice, to tasteINSTRUCTIONS:1. When water boils, add salt and kale. Add kale and stir until kale is warm and tender, 2-3 minutes. Drain off water and add butter to potatoes.
Fettuccini with Pangasius, Spinach and Pancetta
Pangasius is also a great fish for fish tacos for all you tailgating fans out there," Chef Lee said. In a skillet, heat olive oil on high and brown the fish, shaking the skillet to prevent the fish from sticking. In the same skillet, cook pancetta for 3-5 minutes or until crispy. Whisk in balsamic vinegar, add cooked spinach stirring to coat with sauce cooking for a couple of minutes more. To serve, lay a fillet on a bed of hot fettuccine in the center of the plate, top with cooked spinach and drizzle with sauce.
Pan Seared Pork Medallions with Ancho Chile Honey Glaze
Ingredients:1 whole pork tenderloin, sliced into 1-inch thick medallions½ jar Texas On a Plate Ancho Chile Honey Sauce1 tablespoon brown sugar2 tablespoons Adam's Reserve Southwest Ancho Rub1 tablespoon Ottavio Private Reserve Olive OilDirections:1. Heat skillet to medium high and sear pork 2-3 minutes per side. In a bowl, mix Ancho Chile Honey Sauce and brown sugar. When medallions are almost done cooking, add sauce. Allow sauce to simmer 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until it thickens to a glaze.
Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bites
INGREDIENTS1 package raw chicken breasts, cubed2 eggs1 cup flour2 cups panko bread crumbs1 jar Cookwell and Company Teriyaki Glaze, use as desired· Ottavio Grapeseed Oil, for pan fryingDIRECTIONSPut flour, eggs, and panko in 3 separate bowls or pie pans. Dip raw chicken pieces in flour, then egg, then panko. Heat oil (about ½ inch deep in skillet) over medium in a skillet until it reaches 375 degrees. Pan fry chicken in oil for about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.