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By Denise Monroe


The Fort Bend Foodie 06/05/13

Calico Beans Since it’s barbecue season, I thought I’d share my favorite family recipe for a side dish that is always requested when brisket or other meat is smoking on the grill.  This one is for you mom. Calico Beans 1 can green lima beans, drained 1 can red kidney beans, drained 1 can large […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 05/29/13

watermelon

Summer is here folks and nothing says summer like a sweet refreshing watermelon.  Here is a yummy cake recipe to celebrate the almighty watermelon. Watermelon Cake • 1 (18 ¼ oz.) pkg. white cake mix • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. watermelon (or other red flavor) gelatin • 2 eggs • 1 ¼ cups water • […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 05/22/13

Haute Wheels and Mobile Bistro’s Have you ever seen a parking lot filled with funky food trucks and lines of hungry people waiting their turn to order up?  These aren’t your everyday taco trucks you see hovering around construction sites.  They are fancy, funky, fresh, and everything in between, mini-restaurants on wheels and the latest […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 05/15/13

Turquoise Grill & Bar 16019 City Walk, Sugar Land Cuisine:  Turkish Mediterranean Price Range: $12.50 – $16.00 entrees Menu: The menu is quite lengthy, but is well categorized to make it easy to narrow your choices. Some items offered are stuffed grape leaves, hummus, tabuleh, fried calamari, smoked salmon roll, various marinated beef and lamb […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 05/08/13

Cuts of Meat Have you noticed some strange names when shopping for beef or pork lately?   There is a group heading up the Uniform Retail Meat Identification Standards (URMIS) who claim that people are confused by the old meat cut names such as pork chops, rump roast or port butt.  URMIS thinks people will […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 05/01/13

If you love crawfish, you’re going to love this recipe!  It is highly requested at group gatherings and is a great accompaniment to almost any spicy meal.  Here is a shout out to my friend Fred, who introduced me to this recipe. Cajun Crawfish Cornbread • 1 lb. peeled crawfish • 2 boxes Jiffy cornbread […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/03/13

RESTAURANT REVIEW By Denise Monroe Salata 2170 Town Square Place, Sugar Land Cuisine: Upscale Salad Bar Price Range: $8 – $10.00 entrees Menu: The menu offers Salad Bowls such as Cobb, Greek, Southwest, Asian, and Caesar; the Salata Bar, offering any combination of lettuces, toppings, breads, dressings, chicken or seafood; salad wraps, with a choice […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/03/13

Fish Place 24004 Southwest Frwy., Suite 102 Rosenberg, TX 77471 Cuisine: Cajun seafood Price Range: $8.50 – $14 entrees Menu: The menu provided pictures of each entrée and was categorized by House Specials, Classic Grilled or Blackened, Fried Combos, and Fried Meals. They also offer boiled crawfish when in season at $7.99/lb. It was nice […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/20/13

Restaurant Review Diego’s Cantina 1531 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478 Cuisine: Upscale Mexican seafood Price Range: $16 – $38 entrees Menu: The menu offered numerous options in all categories, mostly seafood and traditional. Some very interesting pairings were offered, but they were out of four of the standard menu items. The menu had food […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 3/13/13

A tip of the hat to the Irish this week.  Celebrate St. Patty in the most traditional way by serving up good ole’ Irish Stew.   The secret ingredient?  Irish beer of course!  Add a little red wine in the mix along with a few other additions and you have a quite tasty stew. Irish Stew […]

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