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Weekend Chef: Chashu pork for ramen



I am kind of an instant ramen junkie — not as bad as Hans Lienesch of The Ramen Rater, but pretty close. I know instant ramen gets a bad rap here in the U.S., but I think that is because we normally don’t add any of the s... Read more

Weekend Chef: 2014, My Year With Food



2014 was a tasty year of food for me. For starters there was the first ever Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival featuring foodie events like the “Grand Tasting” and the $500 a plate... Read more

Weekend Chef: Turkey Web App 2.0



Our Weekend Chef has put together a web app with helpful tips for buying and cooking the bird. This year’s 2.0 update includes step-by-step turkey carving instructions with pictures! Just open t... Read more

Weekend Chef: Smoked Brisket Stew



Went to lunch Sunday at Billy's Oak Acres BBQ to get my chicken fried steak fix for the week. It was cold and wet, with a chance of rain/snow in the evening, so I figured I would head to the grocery store after lunch to get some fi... Read more

Weekend Chef: 2014 Shake and Bake Off at TMS



It is a big sports weekend with both the Final Four at AT&T Stadium and the Sprint Cup & Nationwide Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 and Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. But for me it has b... Read more

Weekend Chef: Cooking salmon in a fish tank



Everyone knows I do most of my cooking on the grill, but sometimes I use a technique call sous vide (which is French for “under vacuum”). So what exactly is cooking sous vide? Probably the most "opposite" way to cook from grilling, us... Read more

Weekend Chef: Grilled lobsters



Valentine’s Day is almost here -- has it already been a year? Last year, I fixed lobster tails for that special meal, which really impressed my wife. This year I decided to do whole lobsters! Read more

Weekend chef: 2014 Super Bowl recipes to cheer for



Super Bowl Sunday comes once a year, but, lucky for you, I grill up delicious and gut-busting grub all year long. So, without further ado (that means no more messin' around), here is my 2014 list of my favorite recipes that'll score big with your guests on gameday. Read more

Weekend Chef: homemade hot sauce!

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I have been thinking a lot about hot sauce after making my Sriracha ketchup a couple of weeks ago. So when I noticed a lot of ripe peppers in my Read more

Weekend Chef: Hand-cut fries with spicy Sriracha ketchup


Steve Wilson/DFW.com

Lots of burger talk is going down as we prepare for the 2013 DFW.com Burger Battle. But before the battle begins, I want to give a shout-out to the fries. You know, the humble side dish served with almost every b... Read more

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