FRESH ideas for breakfast

FRESH Ideas for Breakfast Baked Frittata with Hash Brown Crust INGREDIENTS 3 cups Ore Ida diced hash brown potatoes 6 eggs 1 cup milk 1 to 2 teaspoons hot sauce 1 teaspoon each salt and black pepper 2 cups cheese 1 large tomato, thinly sliced 4 to 6 asparagus spears, trimmed and split if they are thick   DIRECTIONS In a saut&eacut…

Too Many Chefs? Not the case for March of Dimes

Last Tuesday at Willow Brook Country Club the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala was the perfect recipe for good food and great fun for a wonderful cause. With 12 chefs in attendance and Kiepersol Estates providing the wine, the dinner offered more delicious offerings than many had a chance to sample.

Local Cookbook: Flavors from our Gardens

One of the objectives of the Smith County Master Gardeners is to enhance and beautify their community by utilizing the science and art of horticulture, but, through their most recent project, they are displaying their ability to use the fruit, vegetables and herbs that they grow to bring beautiful and delicious food to the table. A volunteer devel

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.

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FRESH ideas for breakfast

FRESH Ideas for Breakfast Baked Frittata with Hash Brown Crust INGREDIENTS 3 cups Ore Ida diced hash brown potatoes 6 eggs 1…

24 September 2014 [08:55 AM]
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Local Cookbook: Flavors from our Gardens

One of the objectives of the Smith County Master Gardeners is to enhance and beautify their community by utilizing the science and…

23 September 2014 [10:08 PM]
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]