030: Houston restaurant Weeks, Football Food Prep, Weekly Meal: Ultimate 7-Layer Dip

In episode 30, we welcome back Garry Lee (@GHawkinz) to discuss food based news, tips, and meals. We breakdown the creation, purpose and design of Houston Restaurant Weeks and what to expect from this month-long event. We also cover tips on prepping your sports-time foods as we usher back in the football season. Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Ultimate 7-Layer Dip.  All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

Football Season Food Prep

Weekly Meal:

Ultimate 7-Layer Dip

029: Cleaning Your Refrigerator, Produce Safety 101, Weekly Meal: Seared Tilapia with Basil Veggies

In episode 29,we welcome guest host Tiana Jones (Facebook: Tiana Jones) to share her foodie knowledge here with us on A La Carte. We discuss tips on how to arrange and keep your refrigerator clean and contaminant-free. We also give you basic tips on how to handle fruits and vegetables. Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Seared Tilapia with Basil Veggies.  All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

Arranging Your Refrigerator

Weekly Meal:

Seared Tilapia with Basil Veggies

028: Amazon Meal Kits, Cleaning Burnt Food off Pans, Weekly Meal: Chicken-Apple Sloppy Joe

In episode 28, we dive deep into the food and meal based news for the week! We discuss Amazon’s new Meal Kits, which compete directly with HelloFresh and Blue Apron. We also give insightful tips on cleaning off burnt food from pans . Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Chicken-Apple Sloppy Joe.  All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

Cleaning Pans w/ Burnt Food

Weekly Meal:

Chicken-Apple Sloppy Joe

027: How Safe is Food Delivery, Handling Dry Ice, Weekly Meal: Italian Pasta Salad

In episode 27, we welcome back guest host Garry Lee (@GHawkinz) to bring his Houston foodie presence over to A La Carte. We discuss the controversial topic of food delivery that is growing across the nation. We also talk about ways to handle dry ice and it’s difference uses. Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Italian Pasta Salad. All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:
Handling Dry Ice

Weekly Meal: 
Italian Pasta Salad
 

026: Rich Fit Foods, Chipotle Outbreaks AGAIN, Weekly Meal: Chicken Marsala

In episode 26, we welcome guest host Steven Richmond (www.richfitfoods.com) to discuss his journey into the meal prep and personal food services world. We also discuss the new Chipotle food outbreak that has cast a shadow on their comeback from the last outbreak. Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Chicken Marsala   All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

Choosing Your Meats

Weekly Meal:

Chicken Marsala

023: Roadkill for Dinner, Storing Fresh Herbs, Homemade Quesadillas

In episode 23, we welcome guest chef Kifer Goodluck (@ChefKeif)) to discuss the culinary world with us. We speak on states that are now allowing roadkill to be consumed to eat. Also, we give great tips on how to store fresh herbs for use later.  Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Homemade Quesadillas.  All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:
Storing Fresh Herbs

Weekly Meal: 
Homemade Quesadillas
 

022: Amazon buys Whole Foods, Buying Pre-Cut vs Whole Fruit, Grilled Mushroom Pork Chops

In episode 22, we discuss Amazon buying Whole Foods and what this will mean for the future of food delivery. We also talk about the money savings in buying pre-cut food vs buying whole fruits and meats.  Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Grilled Mushroom Pork Chops. All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

https://www.facebook.com/BuzzFeedFood/videos/1671932839486602/

Weekly Meal:

Grilled Mushroom Pork Chops

019: #NuggsForCarter, Baking Pans 101, Classic Bread Pudding

In episode 19, we follow up on the trending story of free Wendy’s nuggets for Carter, which has earned him free nuggets for a year AND the most retweeted photo ever on Twitter. We also discuss which baking pans you’re using for the best cooking situation. Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Classic Bread Pudding. All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:

Baking Pans 101

Weekly Meal:

Classic Bread Pudding

018: Diet Product Awareness, Eggs 101, Classic Nicoise Salad

In episode 18, we welcome guest host Garry Lee (@ghawkinz) to talk about food culture. We discuss the inside scoop on “diet” products and how they are secretly making you fatter. We also give insight into the different types of eggs that you eat and purchase.  Plus, we get you ready for our meal of the week: Classic Nicoise Salad. All of this and more on #ALaCarte!

Food & Safety Tips:
Eggs Guide

Weekly Meal: 
Nicoise Salad