For the coffee and tea lover on your Christmas list


By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Yes sometimes it does actually get cold enough in Dallas to send us rushing for our favorite hot beverage. For the coffee and tea lover on your Christmas list, here are a few ideas: James Fayal, one of the co-founders of Zest Tea, happen to pop up in a chat […]

Dickey’s BBQ showcasing Stampede Stew from On the Menu

'On The Menu' winner, Sarah Broadus shows off her winning dish for Dickey's Barbecue, Stampede Stew. Available in select locations across the country. (PRNewsFoto/Dickey's Barbecue)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is giving guests a taste of TNT’s ‘On the Menu’with new limited edition menu item, Stampede Stew.  The fast-casual restaurant chain known for slow smoked Texas barbecue is unveiling the signature dish created by Atlanta resident Sarah Broadus.  Broadus brought the heat in the broadcast cooking competition starring Emeril Lagasse and Ty Pennington, […]

Enjoy a bit of chocolate with your Pie Five Pizza during the holidays


For the holidays, Pie Five Pizza announced this week its fresh spin on a seasonal favorite with the debut of its new Andes Mint Brownie. This festively decadent treat combines rich chocolate brownie batter and dark chocolate chips in a deep dish pizza pan, then topped with chunks of those iconic Andes mints. Every pie is hand-mixed […]

Thaw your turkey now!


Handle and Store Turkey at a Safe Temperature Ensuring that your turkey is safe for consumption on Thanksgiving starts long before you actually begin cooking the bird. Proper handling and storage of your turkey at a safe temperature are just as important as cooking it correctly. Forget to do so and you may end up […]

Texans love green beans casserole for Thanksgiving

Del Monte's Classic Green Bean Casserole just in time in for Thanksgiving includes at least one surprising ingredient

Texas is ranked #14 in the U.S. for love of green-bean casserole, according to the Del Monte Green Bean Index. To conduct this study, bean counters at Del Monte — of the country’s iconic grower, distributor, and marketer of green beans and many other vegetables — asked 1,500 Americans to “go green bean” and rate […]

Thanksgiving Cocktails


APPLE PRESERVE MARGARITA 2 servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 ounces apple cider • 2 ounces silver tequila • 1 ounces Grand Marnier • 1/2 lime • Pinch of brown sugar • Pinch of cinnamon • 2 apple slice for garnish DIRECTIONS: 1. In a cocktail shaker, add the apple cider, tequila, Grand Marnier, and lime juice. […]

Mexican Sugar in Plano Celebrates Dia de los Muertos 

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Stop by Mexican Sugar on Saturday, Nov. 1 as they honor those who have passed with a Dia de los Muertos celebration. A face painter will be on-site from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. to offer traditional face art for staff and guests. Live music will be playing throughout the evening. The following $5 cocktails will be served all […]

Kids Eat Free

kids eat free

 Sunday Blue Mesa Grill: From 9am–3pm, kids 5 and younger eat free with the purchase of an adult entree (children 6–10 years are $6.95). Multiple locations. Dickey’s: Free kids’ meal with purchase of an adult meal. Free ice cream, as well! Ages 12 and younger. Multiple locations. Hard 8 BBQ: Kids 10 and under eat free all day […]

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