10 Non-Traditional Foods to Add to Your Tailgate Party This Weekend

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As we gear up for another weekend of all-day Saturday college football cheering and Sunday NFL rooting, guys from all over this great country will be waking up at the crack of dawn to pack coolers, marinate steaks and load up grills and tents that will come together for their friends and family to enjoy a celebrated tailgate party! If you’re one of these tailgate masters, make this football season’s tailgates a little more interesting with some spins on your traditional tailgate dishes! Continue reading

God Bless the USA: 15 foods that make you proud to be an American!

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As we reflect on that tragic morning of September 11, 2001, let us also be reminded of all the great things that make our country so great…like GOOD FOOD! Smile as you think about the time you and dad went to your first baseball game and how sick you got from eating too many chili cheese hot dogs; close your eyes and reminisce on how you loved coming home from college to the smell of mama’s homemade apple pie; be thankful for nostalgic memories like your first camping trip and what the first bite of a gooey s’more tasted like. As for me, here are my top 15 favorite all-American food staples that make me thankful to live in the U-S-of-A! Continue reading

Sip and Savor the Flavors of DFW Restaurant Week

Second to only the State Fair of Texas, my FAVORITE Dallas event is here–DFW Restaurant Week! This three-week event gives Dallas-Fort Worth residents the opportunity to wine and dine at upwards of 130 participating restaurants throughout the region. How typically any of the participating establishments charge roughly $30 to $50 a plate, during restaurant week you can treat yourself to a fabulous prefixed three-course dinner and/or lunch at the outstanding price of either $35 or $45 total. Continue reading

Let’s Break Bread! 7 “Avant Garde” Ways to Celebrate National Sandwich Month

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Yep, you heard it right! We’re already five days into National Sandwich Month! What started as a way for the Earl of Sandwich to eat and keep at least one hand free while playing in an intense poker game, the sandwich has evolved into many creative variations since its 1762 inception. From a patty melt to a New Orleans-style po’boy, from a rueben to a BLT, whatever you mash between two slices of some sort of bread-life matter, becomes a sandwich. Check out these seven out-of-the-ordinary sandwiches you can construct and consume at home! Continue reading

3 World Cup-Themed Cocktails for Those Who are “Into It” Merely for the Social Aspect

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Everyone’s all “USA!” “Vai Brasil!” “¡Viva México!” while I’m like, “So, they just played for 90 minutes and the game ends 0-0? That’s dumb.” Needless to say, I’m contributing nothing to the daily World Cup debriefings in the office break room every morning. For those of you whom are indifferent about the once-every-four-years-worldwide-pandemonium, show your “interest” in this ancient international competition by serving up these “World Cup themed” cocktails for you and your FIFA fanatic friends to enjoy.  Continue reading