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Weekend Chef: 10 things to grill this Memorial Day weekend

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I grill all year long, but for most the Memorial Day weekend is the start of the summer grill season. So I cherry-picked 10 of my favorite recipes to grill this weekend as we honor our nation’s fallen heroes. Read more

Weekend Chef: Garden Herb Steak with Garlic and Lemon


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With all the nice weather, my herb garden is working overtime… maybe I should call it my spice garden since it also has peppers. If you have not seen my herb garden, check it out here. I am actually pret... Read more

Weekend Chef: Grilling with Chef Tim Love 2

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The second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival has come and gone and I was again lucky enough to attend. The fest featured Fort Worth’s own celebrity Chef Tim Love, who acted as the honorary ... Read more

Weekend Chef: Pigs, oysters and fire!

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Chef Tim Byres, chef and co-owner of Smoke in Dallas, proved at this year's Austin Food & Wine Festival the he is a master of all things fire and ... Read more

Weekend Chef: Things I learned at the Austin Food & Wine Festival


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I’m back from last weekend's Austin Food & Wine Festival. The fest was jammed pack with foodies and celebrity chefs, including Fort Worth's own celebrity Chef Tim Love. Here are a few things I l... Read more

Weekend Chef: Austin Food & Wine Festival cooking up hog heaven

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Grill big or go home! That could be the theme for this weekend's Austin Food & Wine Festival, featuring a heavy dose of Fort Worth's own celebrity Chef Tim Love. Read more

Weekend Chef: Grilled Lamb T-Bone Chops


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Beef is king here in Texas, but if you want to try something different, how about lamb? I know, lamb sounds fancy, or hard... and it can be if you are fixing a rack or a leg, but lamb loin chops are super easy to fix. I like to call them lamb T-bones, because they look like tiny little T-bone ste... Read more

Weekend Chef: Shake and Bake-Off at TMS

TMS Shake and Bake Off

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Yes, there is racing this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, but for me it was all about the food. I was a judge in the TMS Shake and Bake-Off concessions showdown. The contest showcased eight-food finalists from over 35 entries of actual menu items available at the track, with us judges picking ou... Read more

Weekend Chef: Extreme food weekend at TMS



There has always been a disclaimer on the back of your racing ticket saying that you assume all risk attending the race, but does that risk include eating an Inferno Dog from the concessions? We are talking about a quarter pound hot dog topped with nacho cheese, salsa, cayenne hot sauce an... Read more

Weekend Chef: Bacon & Jalapeno Grilled Cheese Sandwich


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Grilled Cheese Day is Friday, and April is National Grilled Cheese Month... who knew? The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is even throwing a contest for the best-grilled cheese recipe. In case you are thinking of entering (or just want to celebrate t... Read more

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