One of Dallas' many claims to fame is its dining scene. But with more than 2,000 restaurants to choose from, how do you know where to begin? The Mustang Dish provides readers with restaurant reviews, updates on restaurant openings and closing, as well as delicious recipes to try at home.
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10/30/12 10:21 AMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Switch it up this holiday season by making this original pumpkin pie recipe for a delicious new treat! Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches) FILLING: 1-2/3 cups heavy whipping cream 1-1/2 cups canned pumpkin 2 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup sugar 1-3/4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice Directions In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread into pastry shell. In another small bowl, whisk filling ingredients until smooth. Pour over cream cheese layer. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 70-80 minutes...
10/25/12 10:10 AMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: email@example.com It’s that time of the year to break out your most original costume and gear up for a spooky Halloween. Although we all know that trick-or-treaters enjoy the plethora of candy they receive, why not switch things up a bit this year and give them a house to remember? These mini ghost chocolate cakes are sure to please and will most certainly establish your house as the trick-or-treaters’ favorite! The recipe is quick, simple and wickedly creative. Ingredients ½ (12-oz.) container of ready-to-spread white frosting 1 (11-oz.) package of cream-filled chocolate squares 1 (0.68-oz) tube of black decorating gel Preparation 1. Microwave frosting in a microwave-safe bowl at high for 30 seconds...
10/18/12 15:58 PMby Brooke Reagan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org We all know that tailgating is held to a different standard at SMU. We don’t tailgate, we boulevard, after all. To get the party started early, students, with cowboy boots in tow, head to these hot brunch spots for a feast fit for champions. Place at Perry’s At Place at Perry’s, California girls typically order the California benedict. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser with turkey, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, avocado and pico de gallo on top of two English muffins. If you’re more of a steak and eggs man, you can choose between the Dallas Style steak and eggs or the Fort Worth Style steak and eggs. But unless you’re a horned frog, a sadist in the eyes of the ‘Stangs, you’ll stick to the Dallas Style. Other...
10/16/12 17:48 PMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: email@example.com This southern twist on a classic recipe is a delicious and indulging treat! Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 package macaroni and cheese dinner, prepared with milk and margarine as package directs 1 can (14.5 to 16 ounces) tomatoes, diced, with liquid 1 can (12 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste Preparation: Brown ground beef with salt and pepper in a large skillet. Add onion and green pepper; continue cooking until onion is tender. Add corn and tomatoes and tomato paste; heat through. Stir in prepared macaroni and cheese dinner; simmer for 8 to...
10/11/12 09:40 AMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org As the weather starts to cool off, this homemade hot cocoa recipe is the perfect treat to warm you up and leave you satisfied! Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup white sugar 1 pinch salt 1/3 cup boiling water 3 1/2 cups milk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup half-and-half cream Directions Combine the cocoa, sugar and pinch of salt in a saucepan. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir. Simmer and stir for about 2 minutes. Watch that it doesn't scorch. Stir in 3 1/2 cups of milk and heat until very hot, but do not boil! Remove from heat and add vanilla. Divide between 4 mugs. Add the cream to the mugs of cocoa to cool it...
10/09/12 17:48 PMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: email@example.com This fresh and simple pasta dish only takes 30 minutes to make and is perfect for lunch or dinner and makes enough to provide you with leftovers for the next day! Ingredients 1 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, firmly packed 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted lightly in a pan over medium heat until golden brown 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, good quality 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated 3 tablespoons asiago cheese, grated salt 12 ounces green beans, ends trimmed 2 packages fresh fettuccini, 8 ounce packages Directions 1. Combine basil, pine nuts, and garlic in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel-blade attachment (or a blender). Pulse until well...
10/04/12 10:41 AMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This creative mix between a rice krispy treat and a granola bar is the perfect grab-and-go snack for a long day at school or a perfect guilt-free dessert when those relentless cravings just won’t stop! Ingredients • 1 10 ounce bag regular marshmallows • 1/4 cup butter or margarine • 4 cups granola with raisins • 1 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal ...
10/02/12 10:48 AMby Alexandra Spitzer Email: email@example.com With Halloween and Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to break out some festive recipes! Try these delicious crescent rolls enriched with pumpkin and supplemented with a hint of ground cinnamon and nutmeg. Ingredients • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg ...