I Scream, You Scream: Dallas’ Eight Best Ice Cream Joints

It’s summertime in Texas and we can never have enough ways to stay cool! Whether you’re craving a simple vanilla ice cream cone or a wacky bacon-flavored popsicle, here are eight of the best places to treat your sweet tooth in Dallas this summer.

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Sunday Dinner: Slow-Cooked Cajun Pork Shoulder Ribs with Roasted Cauliflower

Bless your stomach with my Slow-Cooked Cajun Pork Shoulder Ribs and Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower!  Continue reading

The History and Making of New Orleans Red Beans and Rice–Crockpot Style! #dishesbydev

When I think back on my childhood growing up in New Orleans, I remember my mama cooking up some red beans and rice every Monday. This ritual continued when we moved to Dallas as this was more than just what mama cooked on Mondays, but a renowned New Orleans tradition. 

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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