‘Definition of serendipity’: The story behind Brennan’s of Houston

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Brennan’s of Houston is still located on Stuart Street in Midtown in a building originally designed by the late John F. Staub for The Junior League of Houston. Its architecture is similar to that of the 1795 Rillieux House in New Orleans, which is home to Brennan’s of New Orleans.  Photo: Courtesy of Brennan’s of…

Houston News Winter 2020

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Hot off the presses! Click the image to view the Winter 2020 Issue.

The holidays’ final course

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CHOCO MINT, YES Consider the Mint Chocolate Cupcakes from Stop and Smell the Rosemary for Valentine’s Day, or any day. (Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Houston)   Cooking Buzz is produced in partnership with the Junior League of Houston, a women’s charitable and education organization founded in 1925.   I think of the holiday…

Fresh flavors for 2020

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NEW YEAR, NEW RECIPES Try the Vietnamese Pork Tenderloin and Rice Noodle Salad this year. (Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Houston)   If you’re like me, a fresh start is in order after the holiday season, with its hams and turkeys, gravies and jellies, potatoes, stuffings and casseroles. To fight back against that food…

Festive and bold

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BY BLAIRE BURDINE, CONTRIBUTING WRITER | DECEMBER 1, 2019     As a mom to almost-3-year-old twins, convenience is key. If it can’t be made in the slow cooker or pressure cooker, I don’t even consider the recipe as something I could realistically pull off. With that being said, I’ve always felt that the holidays…

Thanksgiving Made Easy: Where to Pre-Order for Turkey Day

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With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it’s officially crunch time. No more procrastinating – it’s time to plan for the feast. Here, we’ve rounded up places from where you can pre-order side dishes or pies (perfect for taking to a Friendsgiving potluck), or an entire Thanksgiving meal if you were roped into hosting the…

Take the Hassle Out of Turkey Day

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Whether you want to eat out or want to get Thanksgiving to go, here is a round up of the best Thanksgiving deals in Houston so you can take the prep off your plate. Junior League of Houston – The Pantry Spend Thanksgiving celebrating with friends and family and let The Junior League of Houston…

Not In a Turkey-Cooking Kind of Mood This Thanksgiving…

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Relax and have a guilt-free holiday by visiting or ordering from some of Houston’s finest Who can believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner? We certainly can’t! If you’re not planning on cooking or going to someone’s house, we’ve rounded up the best restaurants to go to for your Thanksgiving meal as well as specials…

Where to get Thanksgiving to go in Houston

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Not all Thanksgiving dinners can be made at home from scratch. Sometimes we need a little help. Or a whole lot. If you prefer ordering some or all of your turkey day meal, below are a few places that can help. And what if you want to make it yourself? Check out these amazing Houston…

17 top Houston restaurants serving Thanksgiving feasts to-go

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Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with family and friends, offering gratitude for what we have. But, the stress of planning a huge feast might be too much amid everything else going on in life. Luckily, several Bayou City restaurants are ready and willing to provide diners with Thanksgiving dinner to-go. Check out some…