In the Kitchen

Chef's Pantry: Rainbow Lodge's Mark Schmidt

What does the game specialist eat when he's off the clock?

03/29/2016 By Rachel Perlmutter

Inside the Food Lab

Talking Houston With J. Kenji López-Alt

The Serious Eats managing culinary director hits Central Market to promote his new book.

02/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

Emotional Eating

A Houston Author Discusses Her "Cookbook With Feelings"

Marci Izard convinces us that conscious consumption can be delicious.

02/18/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

in-home cooking

Private Chefs at Your Service

Culinary magic happens behind the closed doors of some of Houston's affluent family homes.

02/16/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Cooking

In Hyde Park, a Culinary Boot Camp Awaits

Chefs travel from around the world to sharpen their skills at the CIA—and you can too.

02/05/2016 By Scott Vogel

Pastry Perfection

Houston Chef Pens New Book For Pastry Enthusiasts

Russell van Kraayenburg guides aspiring bakers in the ways of Making Dough.

12/29/2015 By Emily Oberton

Beef Beliefs

Is It Okay to Put Beans in Chili?

When it comes to chili, maybe it’'s time to chill.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Recipe

Making Homemade Ice Cream with Fat Cat Creamery’s Sarah Johnston

The owner of the artisanal ice cream shop shares her secrets.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Todd Spoth

Recipe

How to Prepare Ceviche the Andes Café Way with David Guerrero

The Ecuadorian-born chef teaches us how to make his famous ceviche de pescado.

05/31/2015 By Michael Hardy Photography by Todd Spoth

Recipe

10 Reasons Your Barbecue Isn’t as Good as Ronnie Killen’s

Beef up your skills with brisket advice from one of Houston’s most celebrated pitmasters.

05/31/2015 By Jeff Balke Photography by Todd Spoth

Recipe

Make Authentic Banh Mi with Kim Vu

The chef at Pho One shares what many Vietnamese restaurants won’t—her recipe for chargrilled pork banh mi.

05/31/2015 By Catherine Matusow Photography by Todd Spoth

Recipe

Making Chicken Enchiladas with Sylvia Casares

The owner of the eponymous Mexican chain shares the recipe that started it all.

05/31/2015 Photography by Todd Spoth By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Recipes

Mastering the Art of Houston Cooking

You eat like a Houstonian. Now cook like one.

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt, Catherine Matusow, Scott Vogel, Michael Hardy, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, and Jeff Balke

Before and After

This Is Why I Swear by All-Clad

Mom always said you get what you pay for.

03/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slideshow

Saint Arnold's 8th Annual One Pot Showdown

Hundreds of hungry Houstonians turned out for the cookoff of the year.

01/26/2015

Live Shots

Interview: Christopher Kimball Is Not a TV Persona

The host of America's Test Kitchen brings the show to Jones Hall for a one-off live performance.

08/07/2014 By Scott Vogel

H-Town Diary

A Roll New World

Searching for the past in a pile of grandma’s recipe cards.

06/30/2014 By Jeff Balke

Summer Camps

Best Summer Camps: Day Camps

You don’t have to run for the hills to find a great camp experience. Here are some day camps for science, musical, theater, and more, right here in town.

03/03/2014 By Sarah Gish