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Posts Tagged ‘Food’

My Thanksgiving Table

As Thanksgiving approaches, I think the thing I am most looking forward to is the food. I know…total surprise there. Our family is pretty traditional in that we pretty much cook the same stuff every year and this is pretty much the only time of year that we will make these dishes. [...]

Gypsy Picnic

Today was Austin’s first annual Gypsy Picnic Trailer Food Festival and I was SO EXCITED.  It’s a whole festival dedicated to awesome trailer food?  And admission is free?  I. Am. In.  Lemme at it.  But with the food truck craze at it’s height, I should have known it wouldn’t be as easy as all that.
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First Thursday Fun

On the first Thursday of every month, South Congress Ave. turns into one big block party!  It’s considered a very “Austin” thing to do.   All of the stores (supposedly) stay open later and you can hardly walk two feet without bumping into a food trailer, street musician or tent vendor.  I remember when First [...]

Braised Short Ribs

Goooooooo MEAT!!
These braised beef ribs are such a beautiful thing and perfect for a cold, rainy, wintry day. They will restore your soul. Eater beware: I got a little carried away when I loaded up my plate with these babies and literally couldn’t move for three days. “Stick to your ribs” is [...]

I love eggs, from my head down to my legs!

Does anyone else remember that Egg Council ad jingle?  It will be forever burned into my brain.  Mainly because it’s true.  I do, in fact, love eggs.  They’re probably one of my favorite foods and I’m constantly looking for new ways to eat them.  In particular, I love recipes that really feature The Egg rather [...]