Helpful guide to proper food labeling

We found a helpful resource that some of you might be interested in and wanted to share it with you. When it comes to producing or importing food in the US, the food manufacturers’ work doesn’t end with their finalized food product ready for distribution. The food product first needs to be labeled. U.S. Food


Man Up Texas BBQ’s 5th Annual Gettin’ Sauced! Festival (Sun, Oct. 19, 2014)

Man Up Texas BBQ’s 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! festival, presented by! On Sunday, October 19, 2014, barbecue enthusiasts of all ages are invited to get their fix of Texas barbecue, barbecue sauce, local craft beer, and live music at Man Up Texas BBQ’s 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! festival, presented by The event will feature

The 2nd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival – Sunday April 6th

The 2nd annual Houston Barbecue comes to town next Sunday April 6th. I attended the festival last year but this year we will have a booth! Stop by and say hello and get some free samples, swag, and a chance to win a $250 gift certificate. The goal of the Houston Barbecue Festival is to

Kreuz Market

BBQ Delivery! Smoked Meats from Kreuz Market now available on

From the legendary pits and pitmasters at Kreuz Market in Lockhart, TX direct to your door. You can now order delicious smoked meats from Kreuz Market on! Throw a BBQ feast for your friends or relatives. Why not send some smokey goodness to your out of state family or friends. Kreuz Market Homemade Wieners

Now Stocking Stellar Gourmet Foods – Unique Items Handcrafted in Austin, TX

We are now stocking the unique product line from Stellar Gourmet Foods in Austin, TX. They handcraft everything in small batches including Lavender Candied Jalapeños, Aged Habanero Salt, Hatch Green Chile Mustard, and more! Condiments & Appetizers Hatch Green Chile Mustard - $7.99 Texas Triple Threat Mustard - $7.99 Lavender Candied Jalapeños - $4.99 Hot

Savory Books Announces New Title, The Veritas Cookbook: Cooking with Chef Tai

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS – Savory Books has announced the forthcoming publication of The Veritas Cookbook: Cooking with Chef Tai. Chef Tai Lee of Veritas Wine Bar and Bistro in College Station, Texas, is renowned for creating innovative cuisine fusing French, American and Asian influences and using only the best seasonal and sustainable ingredients. “Sharing those

2013 Year in Review

We were very busy in 2013 adding new manufacturers and Texas made products to our family. This year we saw increased interest in pralines, jellybeans, jerky, and cookies. We added several exciting new and unique products such as hot sauce made with green apples and smoked brisket from the first family in Texas BBQ. The

Austin Named Top Hot Sauce City in the US

From the Movoto Blog , a list of the top 10 best cities for hot sauce lovers. I agree with most of this article, however the omission of San Antonio or El Paso is amusing. If you take into account the asian and south american influence, Houston should be much higher on the list.


Food, fun, music, dancing, BEER & BACON will come together for one great summer evening!

The Professionals in Culinary Arts (a 501c3 non-profit) is creating a new event open to the public called HOPS & HOGS - Beer and Baconmania!   Chefs, food vendors and the area culinary schools will provide bacon infused samples to taste. The event is designed to provide scholarships in the culinary fields at the Houston metro


Hot Line Pepper Products – Evil Ooze Review

I love hot sauces, and I really love "hot" hot sauces, so when I took a look at this bottle of Evil Ooze from Hot Line Pepper Products, I was intrigued to say the least.  Evil Ooze is a habanero and jalapeno hot sauce that comes from Hot Line Pepper Products.  HLPP is based out

White Rock Local Market Announces Summer Workshop Series

Dallas, TX  --- White Rock Local Market’s 2013 Summer Workshop Series highlights local growers and artisans with fun and informative classes held at First Unitarian Church of Dallas.  Proceeds from the series will benefit programs offered by White Rock Local Market including Love Your Farmer volunteer days, cooking demos, Sprouting Healthy Kids - a hands-on


Now Available – Smoked Meats and More From Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, TX

Nestled in the East Texas piney woods of Bear Bottom four generations of family tradition surrounds Bear Creek Smokehouse. Originating with Hick and Nellie Shoults who raised and cured their own smoked meats, the smokehouse has grown from a backyard smokehouse with 600 birds in 1943 to today’s large facility producing a wide variety of

World’s Only St. Patrick’s Day Pickle Parade

MANSFIELD, TEXAS - March 4, - The second annual World's Only Best Maid St. Paddy's Pickle Parade, sponsored by Best Maid Products, Inc., will be on March 16 in Mansfield, Texas. Unlike the Greenville Ave St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas, the World's Only Best Maid St. Paddy's Pickle Parade will be family-friendly and appropriate

Houston BBQ Festival

1st Annual Houston Barbecue Festival

The goal of the Houston Barbecue Festival is to celebrate and recognize what is unique about Houston barbecue. Specifically: - Make the citizens of Houston (and Texas, and the U.S., etc.) aware of the long history of barbecue here and that the quality of Houston barbecue is comparable to other regional styles of barbecue. -

Bueno Bowl

Taco Bueno – Steak Bueno Bowl

While I don't know that Taco Bueno is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Texas Food, they are based out of Texas and that's good enough for me.  I recently had the opportunity to try their new Bueno Bowls and I think they're worth talking a little about.  First, some