Easy Recipe: Texas Rio Star Grapefruit glazed Salmon and Rio Ramen Salad

Texas Rio Star Grapefruit Glazed Salmon with Rio-Ramen Salad - photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com

Texas Rio Star Grapefruit Glazed Salmon with Rio-Ramen Salad – photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com

“Grapefruit, grapefruit at the stall. Who’s the sweetest of them all?”  Texas Rio Star grapefruit of course! The Texas state fruit  is not only sweetest but also the reddest. Grown in the Rio Grand Valley on 28,000 acres, the sub-tropical climate and fertile soil work together to produce stellar fruit. Here’s a couple of easy recipes using Texas Rio Star grapefruit to add a twinkle twinkle to your mid-week dinner. [Read more...]

Easy Weeknight Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower ‘steaks’

 

Cauliflower 'Steaks' (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

Cauliflower ‘Steaks’ (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

I’ve always loved cauliflower and though my kids are still unconvinced of the taste, I will present it on the table periodically in the hope that one day they will take to it. Remember our kids’ taste buds change over time and our goal is to continually expose them to different foods (especially vegetables). All I ask for is a “No Thank You Bite” from them. This cauliflower recipe is so easy it is perfect for weeknights. [Read more...]

Miss Chi Vietnamese at Preston Center

Miss Chi - interior photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com

Miss Chi – interior photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com

Miss Chi is the latest fashionista to join the number of hipster Vietnamese restaurants in Dallas. Unlike the East Dallas gals like the nightowl, Dalat or the more serious Mot Hai Ba, Miss Chi is dressed in resort hues of citron and teal. Opened by Tanoshii Ramen owners, Chi and Joey Le,  she’s a welcomed addition to Preston Center but don’t let her bubbly personality fool you, there’s some authentic Vietnamese dishes to be had at Miss Chi. [Read more...]

Happy New Year from the Itty Bitty Foodies

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Our new year’s resolution for 2014 is to live a simpler life. To cut down on crazy schedules, spend more time together as a family and to live more in the moment. As for IttyBittyFoodies, we’ve got a new look for 2014 and hopefully easier navigation. We look forward to what 2014 brings but I wanted to take a moment to relive some of our favorite posts of 2013. [Read more...]

Easy recipe: Chinese BBQ Pork Ribs (char siu)

The Lee Kum Kee brand is the best Char Siu Sauce in a jar (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

The Lee Kum Kee brand is the best Char Siu Sauce in a jar (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

How does 10 minute prep time and 3 ingredients sound for an easy weeknight dinner? This Chinese BBQ Pork Ribs (char siu) recipe can be prepared in the morning and it will magically turn into a dinner by 5.30pm. [Read more...]

Why Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless doesn’t ‘trust’ jalapenos

Rick Bayless at Macy's Culinary Council demonstration (www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

Rick Bayless at Macy’s Culinary Council demonstration (www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

“I don’t trust jalapenos,” laughes Chef Rick Bayless held at Macy’s Culinary Council cooking demonstration at Northpark center last weekend. Bravo’s Top Chef Master Winner and veteran chef/restauranteur was in Dallas showcasing holiday-inspired Mexican dishes followed by a delicious food tasting for select shoppers. [Read more...]

Ok who won the China Study Cookbook giveaway?

 

Drawing the winner of the China Study Cookbook giveaway (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

Drawing the winner of the China Study Cookbook giveaway (photo by www.ittybittyfoodies.com)

Thank you everyone for entering the China Study Cookbook giveaway. The winner of the China Study Cookbook is… [Read more...]