Seasonal Recipes – Katy Lifestyles & Homes magazine http://katylifestylesandhomes.com Katy Texas Lifestyles & Homes magazine Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:14:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.12 Exploring a Culinary Classic http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/exploring-a-culinary-classic/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22886 ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES WITH POTATOES Delicious and nutritious, it’s no wonder potatoes are a menu staple for many. Everyone craves meal variety, and potatoes offer a perfect canvas to inspire new flavor exploration so you can enjoy something different every day. From russets, reds, yellows, whites and purples to petites, fingerlings and more, there are multiple […]

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Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostata http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/orange-cardamom-blueberry-crostata/ Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=22241 An Easy Delicious Dessert!

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Cheesy Spinach Dip- Monkey Bread http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/cheesy-spinach-dip-monkey-bread/ Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21946 Ingredients 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 bag (12 oz) frozen spinach, thawed 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese   Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray. In […]

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Ice Cream Delights! http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/ice-cream-delights/ Sun, 02 Oct 2016 00:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=21880 -Roasted White Peaches with Honeycomb and Vanilla Ice Cream
-Brookie Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches
-S’mores Ice Cream Birthday Pie

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All You Need Is Love And Some Chocolate http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/all-you-need-is-love-and-some-chocolate/ Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20389 Houston’s Hottest, Hippest Valentine’s Day Sweets Are Filled With Excitement Chocolate decadence, chocolate indulgence, chocolate dreams, chocolate kisses, hot chocolate — no matter how you serve it, chocolate has the power to evoke sensuality, gratification and romance. Luckily for us all, Houston is a mecca of seductive venues and talented chefs who have reimagined the tasty […]

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Flavorful Sides for the Win – CAJUN COUNTRY CAVIER http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/flavorful-sides-for-the-win-cajun-country-cavier/ Sat, 02 Jan 2016 01:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=18642 Much like a star quarterback, grilled foods get all the glory when it comes to tailgating, but the often overlooked side dishes are the supporting players that help drive your menu to victory.

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SWEET POTATO S’MORES http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/sweet-potato-smores/ Sat, 02 Jan 2016 01:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=20086 Sweet Potato S’Mores

Winner in the “Canned” Category

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Serve Up Nutrients and Color http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/serve-up-nutrients-and-color/ Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=19671 Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. Whether creating an entire festive feast from scratch or looking for a tasty dish to take and share, these dishes aim to fill up the table and keep the seats around it full as well. From a tender, juicy attractive main dish […]

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Party Perfect Carvings for Halloween http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/party-perfect-carvings-for-halloween/ Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=18948 It’s that time of year – jack-o-melon carving time! Watermelon carvings are a fun and different way to show off your spookiest Halloween faces.

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Fresh Way to Fiesta http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/fresh-way-to-fiesta/ Sat, 02 May 2015 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Sweet Ideas For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to indulge in Mexican-inspired dishes, dips and drinks. This year, put a tangy twist on your festive favorites with a refreshing new flavor. Watermelon is a versatile fruit with a flavor profile that pairs perfectly with many of the ingredients in […]

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Easy Treats for the Fourth of July http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/easy-treats-for-the-fourth-of-july/ Sat, 02 May 2015 00:20:27 +0000 http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=18308   Everyone will be bringing some­thing to the 4th of July picnic, but you can bring the grand finale. Each of these tasty sweet treats captures the flair of the 4th without the fuss. In just a little time, you can add patriotic color and fun flavor to classics like cupcakes, ice cream cones and […]

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Cookie Flavors Inspire New Desserts http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/cookie-flavors-inspire-new-desserts/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 A hot new dessert trend is here — cookies are getting a makeover. As identified in the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, favorite cookie flavors — like snickerdoodles and gingersnaps — are being reimagined in new decadent desserts. From peanut butter mousse tarts to chocolate chip biscotti with a creamy dipping sauce, these desserts redefine “milk […]

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This Valentine’s Day http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/valentines-day/ Mon, 02 Feb 2015 01:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this Valentine’s Day by making easy and impressive cookies. Start with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe or simply dress up store-bought ones by adding some simple details with icing. From the cupids at Wilton, here are three ways to leave them smitten with sweets […]

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Game Day Eats http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/game-day-eats/ Fri, 02 Jan 2015 01:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 It just isn’t game day without great food to help fill your belly and spirits as you cheer your favorite team to victory. While traditional tailgate fare has a rightful place in any pre-game celebration, adding interesting new tastes and textures to your typical spread only enhances the excitement. Quick, flavor-rich appetizers are an easy […]

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Simple Basics Become Simply Magical This Holiday Season http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/simple-basics-become-simply-magical-holiday-season/ Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Courtesy of Family Features The holidays are that special time of year when ingredients are more than just ingredients — they’re what you make of them. The secret to amazing appeti­zers, memorable meals and fantastic celebra­tions can be as simple as a few key basics. That’s why Randalls is making it easier to find value […]

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Brew up a FRIGHTFULLY FUN Halloween Party http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/brew-frightfully-fun-halloween-party/ Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 FAMILY FEATURES Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear — trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters with some devilishly good sweets. Try these easy party ideas from Wilton to make your Halloween spook-tacular: […]

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Warm Up to Fall http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/warm-up-to-fall-2014/ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Treats to warm you from inside out By Jenny Harper I love it when the days are cool and the evenings have just a bit of a chill in the air. It’s cool enough for my favorite fall sweater, but I can leave the winter coats in the closet for a little bit longer. Days […]

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Refreshing Summer Cocktails http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/refreshing-summer-cocktails/ Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 When the days are long and the nights are hot, Harney & Sons Iced Tea is the perfect way to cool down. Add a few more ingredients and you have a unique and refreshing summer cocktail. Harney & Sons Fine Teas created their Fresh Brew Iced Teas so tea drinkers could enjoy their favorite Harney […]

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Indoor S’mores http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/indoor-smores/ Sat, 02 Aug 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Girl Scouts celebrate National S’mores Day August 10

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Savory with a Pantry Staple http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/savory-with-a-pantry-staple/ Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 From everyday snacking to entertaining at parties, Americans adore their snacks. So, it’s no surprise that nearly 100 percent of Americans snack at least once every day, according to a recent survey conducted by the California Olive Committee. Interestingly, the survey found that consumers, who snack most frequently at home on weekends, overwhelmingly prefer easy-to-prepare […]

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Sweet Tips For a Fabulous 4th of July http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/sweet-tips-for-a-fabulous-4th-of-july/ Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Host A Patriotic Bash With Dazzling Desserts It’s easy to throw a 4th of July party that looks like you worked on it for weeks, even if you just started the planning process. Celebrate the holiday in style by serving classic entrees everyone loves and focusing your attention on delicious, easy-to-make desserts. With the right […]

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Everything to Know About Cooking With Olive Oil http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/everything-know-cooking-olive-oil/ Fri, 02 May 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 How often have you been at the store looking at bottles of olive oil and not known which one to buy? How many times have you wished you had more uses for that expensive extra virgin oil you purchased other than a salad dressing or sautéing up a quick dish? A new book has come […]

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Sockeye Salmon with Spinach and Beet Greens http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/sockeye-salmon-spinach-beet-greens/ Fri, 02 May 2014 00:15:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 For an elegant yet simple dinner, marinate salmon in wine and lemon and serve with a healthful serving of greens. Do not marinate the salmon for more than 60 minutes or the marinade will begin to “cook” the fish. Ingredients: Makes:4 servings One 3-pound sockeye salmon fillet 3 thin lemon slices MARINADE             1/4 cup extra […]

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Florida Grapefruit Tart with Cardamom Cream http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/florida-grapefruit-tart-with-cardamom-cream/ Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Taste a World of Culinary Adventure

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Shamrock Soft Pretzels http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/shamrock-soft-pretzels/ Sun, 02 Mar 2014 01:20:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Put a St. Patty's day twist on homemade soft pretzels by shaping them into shamrocks. Green mustard as a dip adds an extra-festive touch.

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Chocolate Grasshopper Cheesecake http://katylifestylesandhomes.com/chocolate-grasshopper-cheesecake/ Sun, 02 Mar 2014 01:19:27 +0000 http://www.katylifestylesandhomes.com/?p=57544e51a5e1a62b64e7947fa487b54ea0a57e974ff4eee3228658ac4f1f6d37aca0a4f4de2ddd9dd64f4de3aca61644f6db4638de574f76df047f0cf4fa1988e8c00a4fdfcdb771f36503a544f3cade509433c1cd95c50bfe7675d5dc5109cd9c230455137923b3eb245 Mint, chocolate, cheesecake. Three fantastic flavors that come together in one awesome dessert!

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