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Recipes: Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

A picnic is a perfect activity for his time of year. Embrace the outdoors and ditch the traditional simple picnic food. Spice it up with some fresh ideas from Chef Lucy at Home Grown Market in Ennis. Opt for a fresh buffalo chicken dip, pimiento cheese, crackers, sliced meat, fresh vegetables & Fruit. Not only…

sweet charcuterie board

Love is Sweet

Desserts can be the sweetest gift. Whether you are searching for the perfect hostess gift or something for your friend that seems to have everything she needs. It’s hard to say no to perfectly baked treats in adorable pink bakery boxes sealed with a gold sticker. Gooey chocolate chip cookies, the fudgiest brownies, and impeccably…

tomato basil soup with pearl couscous

Roasted Tomato Soup with Pearl Couscous

You’ll live for weeknight dinners To me, and anyone who adores pumpkin spice everything, the month of September marks the beginning of the most delicious season of the year, fall. If you are meal planning or the head cook in the family, the harvest season is great for batch cooking for a crowd. Start off roasting fresh…

Pork Belly Burnt Ends. Need We Say More?

Pork Belly Burnt Ends Ingredients: 4-5 lb. Pork Belly, without skin 1/4 Cup BC Original Spice Rub, Chipotle Blend 1 stick Butter, sliced 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar 1/8 Cup Burleson’s Clover Honey 1/2 Cup BC Original BBQ Sauce   Method: 1. Prep smoker to 225-250˚. Add wood of choice for smoke flavor. 2. Take fresh pork belly and cube…

Wagyu Meatbal Recipe

Recipe File: Waygu Meatballs

It’s a whole new meatball… Wagyu meatballs are not your traditional meatball! It’s a special breed of beef that is flavorful and can be enjoyed by itself or on a hoagie roll for a classic meatball sub. The Wagyu beef I use is sourced locally from Rosewood Ranches located 13 miles outside of Ennis. The…

Whiskey Drink Recipe

Recipes: Spring Libations & Celebrations

National Holidays and Cocktail Recipes for Celebrating Our obsession with celebrating momentous occasions such as “National Frozen Food Day” (March 23rd in case you need to add it to your calendar), have given hope to those always looking for a new way to celebrate their favorite libations. Here are three upcoming national holidays and cocktail…