Culinary Blog

Six Ways to Enjoy National Bacon Day in Houston

It doesn’t matter if it’s wrapped around a piece of meat or mixed with creamy chocolate, bacon is good just about any way you eat it. There are no shortage of bacon options to check out around the Houston area. National Bacon Day gives you a reason to try out all things bacon in Houston. We narrowed it down to six places where you can get your fix fast. Killen’s STQ For a bacon dessert stop by Killen’s STQ on South Voss Rd. Would you believe they’ve added bacon to the dessert menu? Bacon Tres…

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10 Places to Celebrate National Sangria Day

If you are looking to add more fruit in your diet - we may have the ticket. Sangria is a popular drink that is packed with fresh chopped fruit of all sorts, along with added wine or other spirits. While it has been considered a summer time favorite, National Sangria Day is celebrated on December 20th…. and we say, why not? Everyone seems to have their own version of sangria. Citrus and berries are typically the foundation for the fruity drink but you can add any fruit such as melon, mango…

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Ring In The New Year With Chef Ryan Pera’s Cotechino with Lentils

Many cultures around the world like to ring in the New Year with traditional dishes thought to bring good luck or blessings in the year ahead. In Italy, that dish is Cotechino Sausage with Lentils, often served at midnight on New Year's Eve. Coltivare will serve the traditional “good luck” dish during the holidays but you can also make chef Ryan Pera’s recipe at home. Find the Cotechino sausage in the butcher’s case at Revival Market. Coltivare Cotechino Sausage with Lentils (Recipe serves 6)…

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