Brunch Made Easy

Gathering friends and family doesn’t need to be fancy. With its prime positioning between breakfast and lunch, brunch is a more casual and lighter alternative to the typical dinner party. When charged with hosting a mid-day gathering, a little pre-planning can go a long way toward ensuring your brunch...

Pumpkin… More than a Delicious Bite

By Stephenie Cox – Pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin pie, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin beer . . . the options are endless, and endlessly mouthwatering. It’s finally pumpkin season, and the reasons to celebrate are many. Fall’s signature squash is versatile enough to fit into any...

Holiday Dinner Party Décor

By Kelly Nolan It is that time of year again for holiday parties and festivities, and one big question that is often asked is “How do I decorate my dinner table for a holiday party?”  One thing to make sure of is that your centerpiece will not block the view of dinner guests at the table. No one wants...

Southern Hospitality – Texas Mesquite Grill

Texas Favorites in a Welcoming and Comfortable Atmosphere By Claudia Richter Texas Mesquite Grill is a great representation of Texas-style specialties and hospitality. Locally owned by Austin and Teri Yates, it has a comfortable neighborhood feel and even welcomes guests with their canine companions to dine...

A Cork by Any Other Name

I  had an interesting conversation recently that inspired me to share some insight to the revolution and evolution that is taking place in the modern wine industry.  I was at dinner with some friends when the server brought over a wonderful New Zealand bottle of wine, twisted it open, served the ladies at...

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