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Decadent Thanksgiving Day desserts for different dietary needs

Maple Pumpkin Custard with Crystallized Ginger (diabetic-friendly)


  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup, (see Ingredient note)
  • 3/4 cup canned unseasoned pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger

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Diabetic-friendly, gluten-free, and decadent Thanksgiving Day side dishes

Brussels Sprouts with chestnuts & sage  (diabetic friendly)

(Ingredients for 12 servings)

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped chestnuts, (about 4 ounces; see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Ceviche from Cove Cold Bar Chef Jean-Philippe Gaston

Cove Cold Bar is a new raw seafood bar inside the popular Haven Restaurant in Houston. Chef Jean-Philippe Gaston demonstrates how to prepare ceviche and talks with food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone.
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Preparing oxtails at This Is It Soul Food

This Is It Soul Food was established in 1959 by Frank and Mattie Jones. Today, their grandson, Craig Joseph Sr. shows food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to make the family’s famous oxtails.

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Etoile offers star cuisine

Chef Philippe Verpiand, owner of Etoile Cuisine, a new restaurant in Uptown Park, shows food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to make two classic French dishes: short ribs and an apple tart.

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The Italian Marketplace at Hotel Granduca benefiting Texas Children’s Hospital

The Italian Marketplace at Granduca, an upscale market boasting delectable Italian fare and wine, along with a carefully edited collection of Italian vendors, will take place at Hotel Granduca amid the gardens and veranda on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2 p.m. until 6 pm.

Showcasing the best of Italian … >> read more & watch video

Houston Restaurant Week 2010: Aug. 1 – 21

It’s a three-course gourmet dinner menu for $35 per person, with $5 of each dinner sold benefiting the Houston Food Bank.

Houstonians will savor the best of the citys culinary scene during Houston Restaurant Week, the premier philanthropic culinary event benefiting the Houston Food Bank.

The city-wide event, established in … >> read more & watch video

Last Minute Houston Easter Dining Ideas from HoustonEaster.com

There’s still room at some restaurants for your Easter meal on Sunday. We took a survey and here is what we found. (Some restaurants are offering Easter egg hunts, special childrens’ menus, visits from the Easter Bunny, petting zoo, activity/arts & crafts areas, etc. Check www.HoustonEaster.com for all details.)  

Easter Dining Ideas from Cleverley

Easter is next weekend and it’s not too early to start thinking about your Easter Brunch: Buffet or Prix-Fixe? The diva of dish and radio talk show host Cleverley Stone has some restaurant suggestions for us.
 . Cullen’s: 10 am to 5 pm. Adults $39.95, Bottomless Mimosas & >> read more & watch video

Houston, Dallas Restaurants Among ‘Sushi’s Best’

The Fish – Sushi Bar & Lounge, which has locations in Houston and Dallas, is listed on the Sushi’s Best Website.

The Website lists the “best Sushi restaurants located throughout the United States.”

The Fish was formerly known as Blowfish. The restaurant has been featured on AOL City >> read more & watch video

New Park, New Restaurant: The Grove at Discovery Green

The Grove is one of two new restaurants located inside Houston’s new eco-friendly park, Discovery Green. The eatery is located on the south side of the park, across the street from the Hilton Americas Hotel in downtown Houston.

Executive Chef Ryan Pera, who most recently worked at Alden Hotel’s … >> read more & watch video

Decadent Chocolate Sauce

Source: Caroline Rhea, Stand-Up Comedian & Actress

As a memorial to her father, Caroline Rhea shares his favorite chocolate sauce recipe. A closely kept secret for decades, this decadent and dark chocolaty delight topped ice cream and many an evening with family and friends in the Rhea household. Use … >> read more & watch video