Starbucks introduces new winter menu items

Starbucks announced a new winter menu and it includes a Pistachio Latte, an Earth Cake Pop and more.

  Leftovers? Creamy smoked turkey-sweet potato soup by Mama Steph

  Creamy broccoli-cheese soup by Mama Steph

  One-pot chicken stew by Mama Steph

  Tortellini-vegetable soup by Mama Steph

  Chicken and kale soup by Mama Steph

  Dinner in 10: Tex-Mex vegetable soup by Mama Steph

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  Creamy Tex-Mex Chicken Soup by Mama Steph

Maritime-themed restaurant moving into downtown Jacksonville

  Berry French toast bake by Mama Steph

  Plant-based cinnamon roll bakery opens in Tyler

Roast Social Kitchen closing as Pencis family looks for further opportunities in Tyler

  4-ingredient fudge crackle cookies

  Secret-ingredient cinnamon cookies by Mama Steph

These simple cookies are so delicious, and in spite of the unexpected secret ingredient, they taste like the best cinnamon cookies ever!

  No-bake peanut butter-corn flake cookies with mini-chocolate chips by Mama Steph

No-bake peanut butter-corn flake cookies with mini-chocolate chips

  3-ingredient cookies with cranberries, white chocolate and pecans by Mama Steph

Mama Steph's cranberry-white chocolate chip cookies by Mama Steph

  Dudley’s Cajun Cafe closing after 28 years in Longview

A longtime East Texas restaurant has made a difficult decision to close due to the effect of the pandemic on its business.

3-ingredient fluffy biscuits and sweet potato biscuits

  Sweet potato casserole by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Sweet potato bars with butter-toasted pecans by Mama Steph

Cornbread dressing simplified by Mama Steph

  Sausage and apple dressing bites by Mama Steph

  Cinnamon sweet potato logs by Mama Steph

  Berry-chocolate chip bread by Mama Steph

Six ingredients are all you need to make this delicious bread! It works perfectly as a weekend breakfast or snack. You can use your favorite berries, too.

New food truck rolls into Lufkin

When one door closes, sometimes another window opens. At least this is the case for owner Travis Koehn of a new food truck, Lot 402.

  WATCH: Goudarzi & Young Law Offices giving away 750 Bear Creek Smokehouse turkeys

This year they are partnering with Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall for the turkey giveaway. “We did our research and they have a great product,” Goudarzi said.

  Creamy butternut squash pasta by Mama Steph

Cooking for fall makes us think of warm, comforting soups, breads, and pastas. Here’s a new way to enjoy a special pasta just perfect for fall!

  Easy garlic-cheddar biscuits by Mama Steph

These are just too good to pass up, trust us.

  Tyler restaurant receives governor’s award for disability employment awareness

An East Texas restaurant has received a prestigious award from the Governor of Texas.

  Apple-stuffed baked acorn squash by Mama Steph

I love using acorn squash and butternut squash for side dishes like this. They’re pretty to look at and they taste wonderful.

Chick-Fil-A announces location coming to Jacksonville

Mayor Gorham made the announcement via a YouTube video.

  4-ingredient baked omelet by Mama Steph

This easy omelet is a great supper or breakfast idea, anytime!

Starbucks building location in Marshall

Henson Property Group LLC announced the new Starbucks location at 100 East End Blvd North in Marshall, at the northeast corner of Highway 59 and East Houston Street.

  Chicken and yellow rice bake by Mama Steph

This recipe is really easy to make, especially if you use a rotisserie chicken.

  Pepperoni-cheese pull-apart bread by Mama Steph

Whether you've got your grill out for tailgating or cooking on the patio, or even if you are inside in your kitchen, this cheese-y, gooey bread is the perfect appetizer to help you enjoy your favorite game!

  Taste of the Fair offers foodies a chance to chow down on East Texas State Fair favorites

Visitors can take home all of the fair food classics like turkey legs, funnel cakes, candied apples, and jumbo corn dogs.

  Back-to-school cheeseburger biscuit cups by Mama Steph

This recipe is fun to make for kids, or even with kids! They’ll enjoy pressing the biscuit dough into the muffin cups and helping to fill them.

  Cool cucumber salad with homemade dill dressing by Mama Steph

This delicious salad is cool, flavorful, and easy to make! It goes well alongside your grilled hamburgers or chicken.

  Lemon impossible pie by Mama Steph

Lemon Impossible Pie by Mama Steph is very easy to make, and it's delicious!

Whataburger rolls out massive food truck

The truck, which is 36-feet long and features a full-sized kitchen, according to the company, was unveiled on Thursday at an event honoring teachers in San Antonio.

  Mama Steph’s plum-perfect pork chops

This week's wonderful recipe will give you another supper idea to have in your weeknight arsenal. It's unique and truly delicious!

  Simple summer-berry cobbler by Mama Steph

Here’s a nice, pared-down cobbler that’s easy to make, and makes just enough for two or three people to enjoy for a day or two. If you are feeding a crowd, double it and enjoy.

  Spicy baked pimiento cheese dip by Mama Steph

This dip is very easy to make and the flavor payoff is amazing!

  Chicken-vegetable stir-fry by Mama Steph

Here’s a healthy, quick meal for your busy evenings. It’s loaded with vegetables and protein, so fits into many healthy eating plans.

  Buffalo chicken biscuit sliders by Mama Steph

If you are looking for a tasty and easy to prepare recipe for watching football, or just for something different for you weeknight supper, this may be just what you’re looking for!

  Slow-cooker barbacoa by The Texas Beef Council

Our kitchen guest this week is Shalene McNeill with the Texas Beef Council. She’s going to show us how to make a beef barbacoa in the slow cooker, so it’s easy, flavorful, and will make great taco filling.

  Creamy broccoli salad with sunflower seeds and cranberries

This broccoli salad is a classic; you can serve it any time of year, and it’s great with other ingredients added to this basic recipe, too

  Breakfast ‘boats’ with eggs, ham and cheese by Mama Steph

I love making fun, easy meals for my family, and you might like this one as much as I do. You simply carve out a small loaf of French bread or a baguette, fill, and bake.

  East Texas Kitchen LIVE on East Texas Now: Christmas recipes

Join Mama Steph as she cooks up a delicious, easy-to-make Christmas dinner for you, complete with dessert, plus a bonus candy idea that’s so easy you won’t believe it, and is suitable for gift giving.

  Super Bowl MVP’s wish for Whataburger in Kansas City may come true after all

Even though the reigning Super Bowl MVP is a big fan of the Texas-based restaurant chain, Whataburger has no plans to open one of its burger joints in Kansas City, Missouri.

  Frozen margarita mousse by Mama Steph

If you love the lime-drenched flavor of a real margarita, you’ll enjoy this dessert! There’s no tequila involved, but there is definitely the cold lime zing you’re looking for.

  Perfectly-dressed fruit salad by Mama Steph

Here’s a recipe that you’ll be craving all summer if you’re a fruit lover.

  Fresh farmer’s market salad with corn, tomatoes and basil by Mama Steph

This salad is great on so many levels. It tastes delicious, and looks beautiful on your plate. It is full of nutrients, and it’s easy to make. You'll love it!

  Pasta Salad with pickled veggies by Mama Steph

Summer salads start transitioning into fall flavors with the bold tastes in this easy-to-make pasta salad.

  Easy Baking: Turtle cookie bars by Mama Steph

This recipe for decadent Turtle cookie bars is longtime favorite, especially during the holidays. This version makes it much easier by using a few shortcuts.

  Kilgore food truck owners say increase in customers means people want to help small businesses

“A lot of people have stopped by and said ‘hey, there’s a small business, a mom-and-pop shop. Let’s stop by and give them a try,'" Lacreshia said.

  Grilled chicken with creamy mushroom sauce by The Potpourri House

Mushroom Sauce Over Grilled Chicken

  Korean braised short ribs by the Texas Beef Council’s Shalene McNeill

Your family and friends will think you spent all day in the kitchen with this recipe when you simply just threw it in the slow cooker for a few hours.

East Texas taco fans mourn loss of Curbside Taco

Curbside Taco, the first permitted Tyler food truck is closing.

  Non-profits in Smith County announce partnership to deliver grocery boxes to seniors

Each box will provide enough shelf-stable items for up to 16 meals.

  Grocery delivery service eases stress for customers amidst COVID-19

Grocery shopping is an essential task and with COVID-19 and stay home orders in place, some are too worried to go out or they can’t. There are no checkout lines, no bagging, and you don’t even have to leave the house.

Drive-thru service workers wearing protective gear to safely serve customers

Like many eateries, Café Del Rio has closed their dine-in area and started providing curb-side services.To stay within the CDC’S guidelines, Café Del Rio workers are wearing personal protective gear such as gloves to better serve their customers.

  Creamy taco soup by Mama Steph

This delicious soup will fill your belly and keep you warm...oh, and it’s delicious, most importantly!

  Stovetop smoked ham and cheese macaroni by Mama Steph

Here’s an easy dinner idea that you and your family will really enjoy. It’s comfort food with the added benefit of being ready in just minutes on the stovetop!

  Fun-Fruity Nothing Vanilla Cookies

Trevor Stripling joins us today with a fun dessert for birthdays, springtime, or any day!

Blue Bell releases new flavor for cookie dough lovers

Blue Bell has released a new ice cream flavor that is perfect for cookie dough lovers.

  Chicken Veronique by Chef Simon Webster

Looking for an easy, yet elegant dinner idea? Chef Simon has a great idea here to share.

  Authentic Louisiana gumbo with Mama Steph and Keith Honore

Keith Honore, senior director for KLTV, shared his mom Yvonne's recipe for authentic Louisiana gumbo. The Honores are from Lake Charles, and clearly, they know their gumbo.

Hormel Foods acquires Sadler’s Smokehouse, says operations will continue in Henderson

Hormel Foods Corporation announced Thursday its plan to buy Sadler’s Smokehouse, a family-owned business in East Texas.

Will Ferrell, Laura Dern to star in ‘Fruitcake,’ movie based on true crime at Collin Street Bakery

Actors Will Ferrell and Laura Dern will star in "Fruitcake," a new film reportedly based on true events that happened at the Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana.

A Slice of Carnival: Sweet treats made by the thousands

We are well into the thick of king cake season, but there's a good chance you haven't tried them all

New nutrition labels on your food – Have you noticed?

New FDA rules are now in effect regarding how food nutrition labels look.

  Cookie cups with custard and strawberry glaze by Cookn’ Guy David Wallace

David Wallace will make the perfect dessert for Valentine's Day!

  East Texas Kitchen LIVE: Valentine’s Day treats and sweets by Mama Steph and Jennifer Kielman

This is a fun bunch of recipes for you to try on Valentine’s Day (or any day, really. They’re just fun!) for someone you love.

  Fluffy chocolate-strawberry ‘fool’ by Mama Steph

This fluffy dessert looks lovely enough to serve for occasions like Valentine's Day or Easter, but it’s so tasty that you might just want to make some right now.

  Red beans and rice by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Robbie Shoults from Bear Creek Smokehouse shares a delicious recipe for this classic Louisiana dish.

  White bean-chicken chili by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Our friend Robbie Shoults, CEO of Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, shares a recipe that will be perfect when you get a craving for something warm, cheesy and delicious for supper.

  Traditions in Tyler to celebrate 20 years by donating proceeds to The Salvation Army

Guests will also have an opportunity to make their own donation to The Salvation Army at a kettle which will be available at each table.

Longhorn Steakhouse opens in Tyler

Longhorn Steakhouse opened Tuesday afternoon. It’s located in a free-standing building at the Broadway Square Mall.

  Simple, delicious Fettuccine Alfredo by Mama Steph

A simple Alfredo sauce is a recipe you can learn to make very quickly. This version is far superior to any jarred, preservative-laden Alfredo sauce you can buy in any store.

  Red velvet cookie bars with M&Ms by Mama Steph

This pretty dessert is fun to make and delicious, too!