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Salmon with polenta an easy weeknight delight

How about a bright, rich pink piece of salmon perched atop a bed of polenta, piled with a mound of roasted cherry tomatoes, collapsed into their own sweetness? 2 tablespoons unsalted butter In a heavy Dutch oven or large (4-quart) … Continue reading

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Real Ale turns attention to the craft of distilling

The following year, he secured licenses, ordered a hand-hammered copper still and started “quietly” distilling spirits and aging them for 17 to 20 months in No. 3 charred oak barrels. The brewery contributes the foundational liquid in the form of … Continue reading

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Gardening events in the Houston area

Vertical Gardens Made Easy – and Affordable: with Steven Chamblee. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com. Registration deadline for The Herb Society of America, South Texas Unit’s 34th annual Herb Day: registration deadline for … Continue reading

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Now you can eat LBJ’s famous fattening chile con queso

Tall Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson had a personal cook with a chile con queso recipe to die for, perhaps literally. Via:: Food       

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Mac and Cheese Fest will offer up samples of the best in Houston this weekend

Dig out your stretchy carb-eatin’ pants, Houstonians, there is a new fun food festival coming to town. Via:: Food       

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