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Crawfish Boil

A couple years ago in wine school, I ended up meeting someone who has quickly become one of my very best friends. Lara’s originally from Dallas, but moved back here from New Orleans with her husband to be closer to…


Key Lime Bars

I made these bars last Spring when I spotted key limes for the first time at the supermarket. They’re a little out of character for me this time of year (this is pumpkin spice season after all), but key…

Main Courses

Coq au Riesling

Julia Child may have made Coq au Vin famous, but it’s not my favorite way to braise chicken. Not anymore at least. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got nothing against Coq au Vin. I’ve made it a handful of…

Breakfast & Brunch

Cornflake Crusted French Toast

While having brunch a couple of weeks ago with some friends, I found myself struggling to choose between two delicious yet different dishes: the Duck Egg Shakshuka, and the Cornflake Crusted French Toast. Did I want savory or sweet?…


Favorite Tacos in Dallas

I love tacos in just about any form. I can eat them everyday and never, ever tire of them. Now that I’ve been in Dallas for a couple of years, I finally feel like I’m starting to find my regular…


Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet

Nobody makes ice cream quite like Jeni Britton-Bauer. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home is a beautiful resource book I’ve used to make ice cream both at work and at home, always with amazing results. My favorite flavor isn’t…


Small Brewpub

Small Brewpub is one of my very favorite places to eat in Dallas. Well, it used to be. News broke last month that the chef and owners were parting ways, because they wanted to go in another direction. I gotta…