VIDEO: FRESH ideas for meatloaf

This week concludes the FRESH Ideas 5 ingredient recipe series. There were five recipes total that included chicken, pork, fish, beef and ground turkey. If you would like a copy of all five recipes send an email to food at tylerpaper.com Videos of each of the FRESH Ideas segments are available at food@tylerpaper.com or cbs19.tv or go to the FRESHby…

More FRESH Ideas for easy backyard grilling

This week’s FRESH Ideas segment features part four of the “5 Nights of 5 Ingredient Entrees” series. This week I have picked a less expensive cut of beef for a weeknight steak on the grill.

Mangiare Bene at Jimmy’s in Old East Dallas

food@tylerpaper.com In Italian, mangiare bene means eat well, and if you want to eat and drink like an Italian, a shopping trip to Jimmy’s Italian Food Store is mandatory.

Back to School: Lunchbox makeover

From the moment the alarm rings until the kids finally reach school, it’s a mad, chaotic dash to get everyone out of bed, dressed, fed, groomed and gathered to get out the door in time for school. When you factor in planning a nutritious lunch, children will actually eat, leaves even the most organized moms and dads feeling a little overwhelmed.

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Foods are a favorite topic and icebreaker

By CHRISTINE GARDNER, cgardner@tylerpaper.com Last week in FLAVOR I told you all about my favorite place to visit in Dallas, Jimmy’s Italian Food Store. I also mentioned an olive oil they carry called Gocce Di Natura, which is grown and…

17 September 2014 [01:34 AM]
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VIDEO: FRESH ideas for meatloaf

This week concludes the FRESH Ideas 5 ingredient recipe series. There were five recipes total that included chicken, pork, fish, beef and…

16 September 2014 [08:04 PM]
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Back to School: Lunchbox makeover

From the moment the alarm rings until the kids finally reach school, it’s a mad, chaotic dash to get everyone out of…

10 September 2014 [12:32 AM]
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VIDEO: FRESH ideas for cooking with fish

By Christine Gardner, food@tylerpaper.com This week’s FRESH Ideas segment features part three of the “5 Nights of 5 Ingredient Entrees” series. In part…

09 September 2014 [02:38 PM]
Fresh Ideas for cooking whitefish

 This week’s FRESH Ideas segment features part three of the “5 Nights of 5 Ingredient Entrees” series. In part one and two, chicken and pork were featured and this week it’s fish. People often tell me they are afraid to…

03 September 2014 [02:40 AM]
Drawing: Submit Helen Corbitt recipes, stories

Last week readers were asked to submit their favorite Helen Corbitt recipes or stories about eating at The Zodiac Room at Neiman Marcus in Dallas. There was a great response and we are working on returning everyone’s calls and emails.…

03 September 2014 [02:32 AM]
Question: To microwave or not to microwave

Recently, I made a difficult choice that I thought I would regret. I chose not to replace my microwave. Since my mother received her first microwave for Christmas in 1978, there has been a microwave everywhere I lived. But recently,…

03 September 2014 [02:30 AM]
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Grain of Truth: Whole grains defined

Eating whole grains, increasing fiber intake and incorporating more servings of whole grains into your diet has been proven to lower the…

03 September 2014 [01:45 AM]
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Slim Chickens picking Tyler

As the growing Slim Chickens brand expands to Texas, Tyler is at the top of the list to…

31 August 2014 [09:04 PM]
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FRESH Ideas for Pork Tenderloin

This week’s FRESH Ideas segment features part two of the “5 Nights of 5 Ingredient Entrees” series. Last week’s recipes…

27 August 2014 [02:15 AM]
Coffee Talk: Cookbook given away every month

On Tuesday I hosted Coffee Talk at FRESH by Brookshire’s. If you haven’t attended, it is an informal gathering that is free to the public in which we talk about recipes, ingredients and all things food. A couple of recipes…

27 August 2014 [01:52 AM]
FRESH Ideas for Weeknight Dinners

This week on FRESH Ideas I am starting a new series called “5 Nights of 5 Ingredient Entrees.” Each recipe is easy to assemble and contains only five ingredients. They are designed to make cooking during the week an easy,…

19 August 2014 [11:10 PM]
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Chill Out: Stay cool through summer heat

Cool beverages and desserts are some of the best ways to make summer’s hottest days somewhat bearable. From iced tea to lemonade,…

19 August 2014 [11:06 PM]
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VIDEO: Fresh Ideas for Thai spice

Some of my favorite spicy dishes come from Asian cuisine, specifically Thai food. A restaruant in Houston named Kanomwan was a place…

13 August 2014 [03:08 PM]
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Hot: Spice things up with fiery foods

Spicy sauces, fiery ingredients and hot peppers can be found in many different food products. There’s mayonnaise mixed with Sriracha, cole slaw…

12 August 2014 [10:30 PM]
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VIDEO: FRESH Ideas for Summer Salads

Grilled Panzanella Salad INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant 1 zucchini 1 sweet yellow onion 1 large tomato 1 ear of corn 4 cups bread…

06 August 2014 [04:34 PM]
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All you need is home grown summer flavor

There’s nothing you can make with summer’s favorite homegrown vegetables and fruits that would be turned down by anyone this time of…

05 August 2014 [11:43 PM]
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Fresh Ideas for spicy-hot salsa

FRESH by Brookshire’s is getting ready for their annual “Some Like it Hot” festival that celebrates all things spicy. From peppers, to…

30 July 2014 [12:54 AM]
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Beat the heat with summer drinks

I think we all can agree that we’ve entered into the hottest days of summer. Our cool spring and mild summer has…

30 July 2014 [12:49 AM]
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VIDEO: FRESH Ideas for basil pesto

Sweet & Spicy Basil Pesto INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup pecans 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper chili…

23 July 2014 [09:10 AM]
Reap the benefits of summer tomatoes

We wait for months for the first beautiful and juicy, ripe tomato. It’s a favorite flavor of summer and then as soon as we take the first bite —there are so many around we don’t know what to do with…

23 July 2014 [12:30 AM]