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!

  Spicy baked pimiento cheese dip by Mama Steph

  Chicken-vegetable stir-fry by Mama Steph

  Buffalo chicken biscuit sliders by Mama Steph

  Slow-cooker barbacoa by The Texas Beef Council

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

  Creamy broccoli salad with sunflower seeds and cranberries

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

  East Texas Kitchen LIVE on East Texas Now: Christmas recipes

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

  Frozen margarita mousse by Mama Steph

  Perfectly-dressed fruit salad by Mama Steph

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

  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.

  Tortellini-vegetable soup by Mama Steph

Mama Steph shares one of her favorite and most-requested recipes on East Texas Kitchen.

  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.

  Chicken and kale soup by Mama Steph

This soup is a great way to stay warm this fall and winter; it’s delicious, and offers lots of healthy nutrients our bodies need.

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

  Grilled chicken with creamy mushroom sauce by The Potpourri House

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

East Texas taco fans mourn loss of Curbside Taco

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

  Grocery delivery service eases stress for customers amidst COVID-19

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.

  One-pot chicken stew by Mama Steph

This chicken stew is so easy and incredibly delicious! It’s a great way to begin our fall cooking season, because you don’t need an oven so your kitchen will not heat up as you make this.

  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!

  Mama Steph’s spicy blackeyed pea - sausage soup with greens

This simple and delicious recipe is healthy too!

  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!

  Grab a slice: It’s National Pie Day!

If you’re looking for a sweet way to celebrate, East Texas Kitchen has you covered.

  Mustard cabbage recipe by Brigitta’s Hungarian Restaurant

Mike Chubboy shares a delicious, uncommon and keto-friendly recipe.

  Crawfish Fettuccine by Copeland’s of New Orleans in Longview

Wesley Wynne from Copeland’s of New Orleans in Longview joins us to share a scrumptious pasta idea.

  Creamy broccoli-cheese soup by Mama Steph

This soup will help keep you full and warm during upcoming cool weather.

  Black-eyed peas and greens: Why we eat special foods on New Year’s Day

For as long as I can remember, I was taught that on January 1, it was important to eat certain foods for good luck and prosperity. Here are ways to add these "lucky" foods to your New Year's Day meal!

  12 Days of Christmas on ETX Kitchen: Crinkle cookies to please your guests

Day 12 we have Chocolate Mint Crinkle Cookies recipe and video

12 Days of Christmas on ETX Kitchen: 11 tips for your best gingerbread house

Our friends at ETX Weekend share 11 tips for building the perfect gingerbread house

12 Days of Christmas on East Texas Kitchen: 10 gifts for foodies

Inspiration for shopping for your favorite food lover or cook

12 Days of Christmas recipes: 9 delicious sides for your holiday table

Here is a list of 9 delicious side dish recipes for you to enjoy this holiday season, each and every one delicious!

  English mince pies by Chef Simon Webster

Chef Simon Webster shares a delicious, traditional recipe for the holidays.

12 Days of Christmas recipes on East Texas Kitchen: 7Up recipes for the 7th Day of Christmas cooking

On this seventh day of our East Texas Kitchen recipes countdown, we thought we’d have fun with the number seven and share some recipes that use 7Up or you other favorite lemon-lime soda.

12 Days of Christmas Recipes: 6 steps to pulled peppermint at Lindale Candy Company

Watch this super-satisfying video of 7 steps to pulled peppermint at Lindale Candy Company.

  4-ingredient Almond Joy cookies by Mama Steph

These cookies are so chewy, delicious, and couldn't be easier to make! They contain only four ingredients, and no eggs or flour, so they're perfect for those of you who can't tolerate those additions. And did we mention they're delicious?

  5-ingredient crock pot sangria for holiday celebrations (plus a faux sangria!)

During hot weather, everyone recommends we stay hydrated. Water is great, and we should drink a lot of it. But when you're in the mood for something different and delicious, try this delicious faux sangria! No alcohol involved in this refreshing drink, making it family-friendly and safe for pregnant moms.

  Famous ‘Tea Room’ Teacakes by Chef David Wallace

Chef David's most requested recipe is no doubt for a little sugar cookie that is called a tea cake.

  4-ingredient recipe: Tanners 21 best Frito-chili pie by David Wallace

Here’s a fun recipe that you will enjoy all season long! Warming and delicious.

Third Day of Christmas: 3 anchor recipes

Check out these recipes from Anissa Centers, Jennifer Kielman, and Erika Bazaldua:

  East Texas Kitchen’s 12 Days of Christmas returns

Following a fun 2018 debut of 12 festive ideas for your holiday season, Mama Steph returns with 12 more days of East Texas Kitchen.

  2nd Day of Christmas on East Texas Kitchen: 2 guest chefs

We are counting down the days of Christmas on East Texas Kitchen, East Texas Now and East Texas Weekend!

  4-ingredient peanut butter buttons by Mama Steph

Not only are these cookies cute and festive, chewy and delicious, but they're also gluten free! Surprise!

  4-ingredient red velvet crinkles

Treat your sweethearts to these beautiful, delicious cookies by Mama Steph. They are quick and easy to make, too, so get the kids in the kitchen with you and make some this week!

  Chili rellenos-inspired skillet dip by Mama Steph

Most of us love the Tex-Mex flavor of chili rellenos, but we don't often (if ever) make it at home. If you love the flavors though, here's a simple way to get them  at home in an easy-to-make dip.

Sprout’s Farmers Market coming to Tyler’s Rose Plaza

A grocery store chain which markets itself as “healthy living for less!” is expanding to Tyler.

  Porcini-Dusted Tenderloin with Porcini-Wine Sauce by the Texas Beef Council

This is a special meal idea that isn’t difficult to make. You and your guests will love it!

  Disabled woman and former criminal justice chief create safe place for disabled

A disabled woman and a former criminal justice chief joined together to create a safe place for the disabled in Palestine.

  Apple-pear galette with pecan streusel by Mama Steph

If you're not a fan of pie-making, or if you just want to try something new, give this galette, which is simply a free-form pie baked on a cookie sheet, a try!

  East Texas Kitchen LIVE on East Texas Now: Thanksgiving recipes

If you’re looking for something to bring to the family Thanksgiving meal table and tired of the standard mashed potatoes or pumpkin pie you bring every year, we have some ideas for you.

  Waitr delivers Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Waitr is partnering with local restaurants to deliver Thanksgiving meals to those in need.

  Creamy smoked turkey-sweet potato soup by Mama Steph

If you are hungry and chilly, soup is always a great idea. This version uses smoked turkey and just a touch of sweet potato to add a nice texture and to offset the delicious smokiness of the meat. Perfect.

  Smoked turkey-cranberry salad by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Robbie Shoults, CEO of Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, shares a handy recipe for this time of year! Use your leftovers if you have them, and enjoy this delicious salad.

US officials: Don’t eat romaine grown in Salinas, California

U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.

  Cinnamon sweet potato logs by Mama Steph

These sweet potato logs with a touch of cinnamon make a great side for weeknight suppers, and they are a great stand-alone snack.

  Rustic Salmon Cakes with Spiced Waffles & Mary Rose Sauce by Chef Simon Webster

Rustic Salmon Cakes with Spiced Waffles & Mary Rose Sauce is a great new idea for your weekend lunch or brunch!

  Thanksgiving food Americans refuse to do without

America’s annual celebration of gratitude and gobblers is just around the corner, and cooks across the country are beginning to plan what they’ll serve on the big day.

  Pumpkin-white chocolate pudding cake by Mama Steph

This simple cake is moist and delicious with just the right amount of pumpkin flavor to make it a favorite fall dessert. Plus you can mix it up by hand in a mixing bowl!

  Maple pumpkin pie with spiced pecan streusel by Pearl’s Kitchen

This pie is the perfect one for your Thanksgiving table, courtesy of Hannah Parker, owner of Pearl’s Kitchen in Mount Pleasant.