Category Archives: Tips

Ettienne Leibman’s Potato Latkes & Wine Gadgets

After emigrating from South Africa, Ettienne Leibman opened Leibman’s Wine & Fine Foods in Houston, Texas in partnership with her husband Ralph in 1979. The store has a deli, featuring Ettienne’s dishes, including her famous chicken salad; a gift shop, a chocolate section and a wine shop. She shows food … >> read more & watch video

Give the Gift of Health to Yourself This Holiday Season

“A healthy lifestyle is an important weapon in the fight against disease, so this holiday season Texas Oncology encourages people
to make small changes that could result in big health payoffs.To make it easy, Texas Oncology shares recipes and tips to promote healthier
eating and exercise during the holidays.”

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Double Duty Cookie Dough by Chef Ellen

Chef Ellen uses the same cream cheese cookie dough to make traditional Jewish rugelach crescent cookies and a savory hors d’oeuvre with spinach filling. She shows Cleverley Stone, food radio talk show host, how to make the basic dough and two types of fillings. These items can be made ahead … >> read more & watch video

Spooky Treats for Halloween

Harold Kelly from Melange catering & Special Events shows food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone some inventive and spooky treats for a Halloween party including Graveyard Pots de Creme, Tombstone Cookies, Mummy Wrap Hot Dogs, Shruken Head Punch and Sweet & Savory Specimen Jars.

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Father’s Day Grilling Gadgets

Chef Carlos Meltzer from Sur la Table shows food radio talk show host, Cleverley Stone, some great gadgets for Father’s day gifts.

.Mesh Grilling Baskets
. Mesh Quesadilla Turner
. Meatball Turner
. Grilling Grids
. Vertical Roaster and Wok with instant read thermometer
. -Skewer Station
. Grilling Stone… >> read more & watch video

Slicing and Dicing with a Master Chef

Good knife skills in the kitchen will improve the quality of the food you cook, whether you are a professional or home cook.

Certified Master Chef Ken Arnone from Mo’s A Place for Steaks shows food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone the basics of chopping, dicing and slicing.

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Retro Desserts for Thanksgiving

Impress your family and friends on Thanksgiving with two retro desserts: Sticky Toffee Pudding and Baked Alaska. It’s said that Sticky Toffee Pudding originated in England, and Baked Alaska was named to commemorate acquisition of the northern territory by the United States in the late 1800s. Chef David Grossman, owner … >> read more & watch video

How to Set a Holiday Table

Jackson Hicks, known as the ‘Prince of Parties,’  has planned and catered parties for many celebrities including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Bill Clinton, Elton John, George and Barbara Bush. Mr. Hicks, a celebrity in his own right, is the arbiter of taste and elegance when it comes to gracious living. … >> read more & watch video