Where to go and what to eat

Discover the intriguing places, irresistible food, and fascinating people I encounter on journeys — and all that translates into entertaining storytelling. 

Join me on adventures around Texas and the world. We’ll find flavors and explore cultures in destinations, whether near or far.

 

Entertaining with Grace

Grace Mitchell talks about how to use your favorite things to define your style. Communicating your story to articulate your home is how the Fort Worth designer and mom of four became an HGTV star.

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The Texas Cowboy Kitchen

First published in 2003 and updated in 2007, this tome is equal parts cookbook, history lesson, and photographic essay.

Coca-Cola Cake

Arrive at Smoke-A-Holics BBQ in Fort Worth’s Morningside Heights neighborhood armed with patience. That line is only getting longer, the more everyone hears how good

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FRUIT COMPOTE

Like a lot of people, we eat fairly healthy meals during the week and spoil ourselves somewhat on the weekend. Specifically, Sunday brunch is a

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CHICKEN IN RED WINE

Another installment in my Kitchen Comfort series, this easy Sunday supper dish was inspired by another trip through my mom’s battered copy of A Taste

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