An ode to breakfast in Houston

I adore breakfast. You can get it sweet (french toast) You can get is savory (steak and eggs) You can get it salty (bacon with a side of bacon). Or you can get all of the above (chicken and waffles with maple syrup amiright?) And there’s never any pressure to get a salad. Amen. So…

Recipe: Cinnamon-Orange Brioche

Even though I’ve been cooking for a while, baking is something I’ve never really picked up. There are a couple recipes I keep in my repertoire, but I don’t get very adventurous, since I never really needed to be.  My mother has always done more of the baking for holidays and special events – nearly reproducing the…

Recipe: Shakshuka

In preparation for my move to New York, I’ve been trying to clean out my pantry and freezer. In the past week I’ve made several unusual concoctions to use up as much stuff as possible, none of which constitute a real meal. These experiments include numerous variations of chia pudding (what else do you do…

A first taste of Brooklyn

For those dedicated followers of Tuesday Special, I have a very special announcement to make – Come June 1, this Texas born and bred lady will be heading to the big apple! or actually, its très hipster neighbor, Brooklyn. As endeared as I am to the people and culture of Texas, I’ve been itching for…