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In a hurry this week? Here’s a pumpkin-spiced French toast to slow you down
 The biggest food week of the year is here, but you might already be feeling overwhelmed. Cooking breakfast for guests who are staying in your house can be a tricky affair. When you’re busy trying to make sure their
            stay is enjoyable, deciding which meals to make can be one of the more challenging pieces of the puzzle. This...

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The biggest food week of the year is here, but you might already be feeling overwhelmed. Cooking breakfast for guests who are staying in your house can be a tricky affair. When you’re busy trying to make sure their stay is enjoyable, deciding which meals to make can be one of the more challenging pieces of the puzzle. This...
Confused about Austin’s composting program? Here’s what you need to know
 Composting can be a mucky, gross, smelly, decaying mess. You know this if you have a compost pile set up at your house. Sometimes you add too many leftovers and not enough leaves and the pile gets, well, a little out of hand. Thanks to the city of Austin’s growing curbside composting program, now  52,000 Austin homes are getting familiar...

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Composting can be a mucky, gross, smelly, decaying mess. You know this if you have a compost pile set up at your house. Sometimes you add too many leftovers and not enough leaves and the pile gets, well, a little out of hand. Thanks to the city of Austin’s growing curbside composting program, now 52,000 Austin homes are getting familiar...
What to play during Thanksgiving? Here’s our Austin-centric playlist
 Christmas songs will soon be spinning nonstop, but before we get there, how about a Thanksgiving playlist that Austinites will love? I asked friends on social media for ideas, and they suggested more than two dozen songs with Austin ties, or at the very least a Thanksgiving vibe that Austin music lovers will enjoy. You can find these songs...

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Christmas songs will soon be spinning nonstop, but before we get there, how about a Thanksgiving playlist that Austinites will love? I asked friends on social media for ideas, and they suggested more than two dozen songs with Austin ties, or at the very least a Thanksgiving vibe that Austin music lovers will enjoy. You can find these songs...
Recipe of the Week: Pumpkin-spiced French toast in a slow cooker
 Cooking breakfast for guests who are staying in your house can be a tricky affair. When you’re busy trying to make sure their stay is enjoyable, deciding which meals to make can be one of the more challenging pieces of the puzzle. This week would be a good time to pull out those egg casseroles you might make at Easter or Christmas....

Posted: 2 days ago

Cooking breakfast for guests who are staying in your house can be a tricky affair. When you’re busy trying to make sure their stay is enjoyable, deciding which meals to make can be one of the more challenging pieces of the puzzle. This week would be a good time to pull out those egg casseroles you might make at Easter or Christmas....
Your yearly reminder to start thawing that Thanksgiving turkey soon
 Roasting (or 
            frying!) a turkey on Thanksgiving isn’t nearly as hard as people make it out to be, but one thing that often trips people up is
            thawing the bird. Frozen turkeys can take longer than you think to thaw. Addie Broyles / American-Statesman Turkeys weigh upwards of 10 pounds. They are almost always sold...

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Roasting (or frying!) a turkey on Thanksgiving isn’t nearly as hard as people make it out to be, but one thing that often trips people up is thawing the bird. Frozen turkeys can take longer than you think to thaw. Addie Broyles / American-Statesman Turkeys weigh upwards of 10 pounds. They are almost always sold...
Ask Addie: Is it safe to bake a casserole and drive it to Fort Worth?
 A reader called this morning with a very important Thanksgiving question: Can I bake a sweet potato casserole and drive it three hours to my daughter’s Thanksgiving in Fort Worth? Sweet potato casserole — with or without marshmallows — is a popular Thanksgiving dish, but can you drive it to Fort Worth
               (or...

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A reader called this morning with a very important Thanksgiving question: Can I bake a sweet potato casserole and drive it three hours to my daughter’s Thanksgiving in Fort Worth? Sweet potato casserole — with or without marshmallows — is a popular Thanksgiving dish, but can you drive it to Fort Worth (or...
Can Halo Top ice cream compete with an ultra-rich Teo gelato?
 I didn’t know much about Halo Top ice cream until this year, when Eric Webb impressed me with 
            a ranking of every flavor of what I only knew to be a low calorie ice cream. Halo Top is the bestselling pint of ice cream in the country. T
               éo is a popular Austin brand sold at H-E-B stores throughout Texas...

Posted: 4 days ago

I didn’t know much about Halo Top ice cream until this year, when Eric Webb impressed me with a ranking of every flavor of what I only knew to be a low calorie ice cream. Halo Top is the bestselling pint of ice cream in the country. T éo is a popular Austin brand sold at H-E-B stores throughout Texas...
Get a taste of Austin’s history with these Thanksgiving recipes
 If Michael Barnes’ inbox is any indication, Austinites love learning about the history of our fair city. We want to know everything there is to know about the moonlight towers and why the streets are named the way they are. We want to know about old buildings and businesses and what the first 150 years of life in Austin were like. I...

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If Michael Barnes’ inbox is any indication, Austinites love learning about the history of our fair city. We want to know everything there is to know about the moonlight towers and why the streets are named the way they are. We want to know about old buildings and businesses and what the first 150 years of life in Austin were like. I...
Thanksgiving sides that would be welcome on any potluck table
 The New York Times challenged home cook extraordinaire Melissa Clark to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner using one set of four stovetop burners and an oven. It took her eight hours. If you’re hoping to serve a holiday dinner with a turkey and four to six side dishes and extras, plan on spending at least that much time cooking. That&rsquo...

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The New York Times challenged home cook extraordinaire Melissa Clark to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner using one set of four stovetop burners and an oven. It took her eight hours. If you’re hoping to serve a holiday dinner with a turkey and four to six side dishes and extras, plan on spending at least that much time cooking. That&rsquo...
Cozy weeknight recipe: Spanish-style gigante beans with almonds, sweet roast peppers
 No matter if you call them butter beans or lima beans, those large, creamy beans you’ll find in cans or dried at the grocery
            store are a hearty legume that should be part of your cooking catalog. Lima beans, also known as butter beans, pair well with almonds, roasted red peppers, smoked paprika and tomatoes in this Spanish-style...

Posted: 5 days ago

No matter if you call them butter beans or lima beans, those large, creamy beans you’ll find in cans or dried at the grocery store are a hearty legume that should be part of your cooking catalog. Lima beans, also known as butter beans, pair well with almonds, roasted red peppers, smoked paprika and tomatoes in this Spanish-style...
Confused about Austin’s composting program? Here’s what you need to know
 Composting can be a mucky, gross, smelly, decaying mess. You know this if you have a compost pile set up at your house. Sometimes you add too many leftovers and not enough leaves
            and the pile gets, well, a little out of hand. About 52,000 Austin homes now have these green composting bins. The city’s curbside composting program...

Posted: 5 days ago

Composting can be a mucky, gross, smelly, decaying mess. You know this if you have a compost pile set up at your house. Sometimes you add too many leftovers and not enough leaves and the pile gets, well, a little out of hand. About 52,000 Austin homes now have these green composting bins. The city’s curbside composting program...
10 things to know about Aldi before heading to Pflugerville
 Central Texas has a new low-cost grocery store that should be on your radar. The German-based Aldi opened earlier this month in Pflugerville. There are already 1,600 Aldi stores around the country; this is the first in the Austin area. The chain is in the middle of a major U.S. expansion that will add nearly 1,000 stores by 2022, but so far...

Posted: 6 days ago

Central Texas has a new low-cost grocery store that should be on your radar. The German-based Aldi opened earlier this month in Pflugerville. There are already 1,600 Aldi stores around the country; this is the first in the Austin area. The chain is in the middle of a major U.S. expansion that will add nearly 1,000 stores by 2022, but so far...
Get ready for Thanksgiving with pecan pie-inspired nut bars
 Is your Thanksgiving menu set yet? With all due respect: We hope not! On Sunday, we’ll publish our annual Thanksgiving food section, including more than a dozen recipes and suggestions for making your holiday meal a memorable one. I’m sharing some ideas for an Austin history-inspired dinner as well as half a dozen side dishes...

Posted: 6 days ago

Is your Thanksgiving menu set yet? With all due respect: We hope not! On Sunday, we’ll publish our annual Thanksgiving food section, including more than a dozen recipes and suggestions for making your holiday meal a memorable one. I’m sharing some ideas for an Austin history-inspired dinner as well as half a dozen side dishes...
Recipe of the Week: Mini Manchego Spinach Pies
 It’s party season. Can you feel it? Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and then the December holidays will be here, so chances are good that you will either be entertaining or being entertained in the next few months. Here’s a party-friendly appetizer that you can use all season long. Traditionally, spinach likes to be paired...

Posted: 6 days ago

It’s party season. Can you feel it? Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and then the December holidays will be here, so chances are good that you will either be entertaining or being entertained in the next few months. Here’s a party-friendly appetizer that you can use all season long. Traditionally, spinach likes to be paired...
LISTEN: The ultimate Thanksgiving playlist
 Christmas songs will be filling the radio waves in just a few weeks, but what about Thanksgiving songs? Adam Sandler’s “Thanksgiving Song” might be the first that comes to mind, but when you think about the themes of friends, family and good food, the song ideas start to flow. I asked friends on social media for their suggestions...

Posted: 9 days ago

Christmas songs will be filling the radio waves in just a few weeks, but what about Thanksgiving songs? Adam Sandler’s “Thanksgiving Song” might be the first that comes to mind, but when you think about the themes of friends, family and good food, the song ideas start to flow. I asked friends on social media for their suggestions...
Recipe of the Week: Lima beans shine in this hearty Spanish stew
 No matter if you call them butter beans or lima beans, those large, creamy beans you’ll find in cans or dried at the grocery store are a hearty legume that should be part of your cooking catalog. In Spain, you’ll find them simmered in a savory broth that’s just begging for the company of a fresh baguette. Even though I spent...

Posted: 9 days ago

No matter if you call them butter beans or lima beans, those large, creamy beans you’ll find in cans or dried at the grocery store are a hearty legume that should be part of your cooking catalog. In Spain, you’ll find them simmered in a savory broth that’s just begging for the company of a fresh baguette. Even though I spent...
You might scoff, but this is the key ingredient to my favorite weeknight chili
 Some dishes come so naturally that you take them for granted. I’ve made this chili more than probably any other dish I’ve
            cooked for my kids, yet I haven’t taken the time to write the recipe down, much less share it in the paper. This chili might have some unconventional ingredients, including sweet potatoes...

Posted: 10 days ago

Some dishes come so naturally that you take them for granted. I’ve made this chili more than probably any other dish I’ve cooked for my kids, yet I haven’t taken the time to write the recipe down, much less share it in the paper. This chili might have some unconventional ingredients, including sweet potatoes...
Where to buy fried, smoked Thanksgiving turkeys in Austin
 Editor’s note: This post has been updated for 2017 Are you 
            frying your own Thanksgiving turkey this year? Maybe you’re going 
            to brine and bake one yourself. However, if you’re looking to outsource your fried or smoked turkey, here are some options for you, beyond what you might
            find...

Posted: 10 days ago

Editor’s note: This post has been updated for 2017 Are you frying your own Thanksgiving turkey this year? Maybe you’re going to brine and bake one yourself. However, if you’re looking to outsource your fried or smoked turkey, here are some options for you, beyond what you might find...
How to make the one and only chile con carne, according to Robb Walsh
 With this chilly weather, everyone’s thinking about warming foods. This gray afternoon, I went digging for my own go-to chili recipe — with sweet potatoes, black beans and a weird mix of spices
            — but I can’t find it, so I thought I’d dig into our archives to find the next best thing: Robb Walsh&rsquo...

Posted: 11 days ago

With this chilly weather, everyone’s thinking about warming foods. This gray afternoon, I went digging for my own go-to chili recipe — with sweet potatoes, black beans and a weird mix of spices — but I can’t find it, so I thought I’d dig into our archives to find the next best thing: Robb Walsh&rsquo...
10 things you need to know about Aldi before heading to Pflugerville
 Central Texas has a new low-cost grocery store that should be on your radar. Aldi recently opened its first Austin-area outlet in Pflugerville. Addie Broyles/American-Statesman The German-based Aldi 
            opened last week in Pflugerville, and even though there are already 1,600 Aldi stores around the country, this is the first in the...

Posted: 11 days ago

Central Texas has a new low-cost grocery store that should be on your radar. Aldi recently opened its first Austin-area outlet in Pflugerville. Addie Broyles/American-Statesman The German-based Aldi opened last week in Pflugerville, and even though there are already 1,600 Aldi stores around the country, this is the first in the...
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