Creamy chicken pot pie soup by Mama Steph

If you’re in the mood for something warm, comforting, and delicious to get you through a chilly weekend, this soup is going to be perfect for you.

  White turkey chili by Mama Steph

Creamy taco soup by Mama Steph

Strap on your plastic bib, start pigging out -- it’s crawfish time

‘Texas Monthly’ recognizes Nacogdoches BBQ food truck - twice

Spicy ranch-style crackers by David Wallace

Day 12 recipe: Spicy pimiento cheese deviled eggs

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  11 holiday dishes featuring bacon

10-minute recipes to de-stress your holiday-season meals

Scotch eggs by Chef Simon Webster

9 newsroom recipes from our family to yours

Eight side dishes to enhance your holiday feast

Bear Creek Smokehouse to be featured in ‘Oprah’s Favorite Things’ January edition

This 7-layer dip is a perfect addition to your holiday lineup

There are all the traditional sides you’d expect to find at a Christmas feast, and then there’s this - a seven-layer dip featuring refried beans and guacamole.

6-ingredient French toast casserole by Mama Steph

Whether you like something warm and comforting for breakfast, or even breakfast for dinner, this easy casserole will make your berriest dreams come true.

  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.

Four twists on classic hot chocolate

On the fourth day of Christmas we’re sharing four ways to spice up hot chocolate from the East Texas Kitchen.

  This trio of Christmas cookies is perfect for sharing with friends or family

Zippy zucchini skillet by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Gumbo for Christmas: Two cooks, two recipes, too delicious

East Texas Kitchen LIVE on East Texas Now: Christmas recipes

Celebrate the holidays with 12 Days of East Texas Kitchen

Del Monte Foods announces recall alert

  3-ingredient white chocolate-cream cheese fudge by Mama Steph

This creamy, decadent fudge is just as festive as it is delicious, with the addition of red and green candies! You can choose your own candy if you prefer something other than M&Ms, of course, to make it your own. Enjoy!

Herbed beef tenderloin with holiday rice by Texas Beef Council

This wonderful recipe is perfect for holiday family dinners or even fancy dinner parties. Shalene MCNeill with the Texas Beef Council shows you how to do it!

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

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

Eggnog bread pudding by Chef David Wallace

Chef David Wallace shares his recipe for a holiday bread pudding; decadent, beautiful and delicious!

Creamy turkey-vegetable soup by Mama Steph

If you have turkey leftovers, this soup is a wonderful way to use them up.

East Texas Kitchen: Three recipes from Mama Steph you’ll want to add to your holiday menu

Elevate your holiday menu with these delicious recipes from Mama Steph.

  Louisiana Cajun Seafood Gumbo by Louisiana Cajun Fish & More

Louisiana Cajun Seafood Gumbo, includes chicken, shrimp, Andouille sausage, Alligator sausage, snow crab legs, lobster, catfish, crabmeat, and more!

3-ingredient white chocolate-cranberry fudge by Mama Steph

Here's a simple dessert to make that's perfect for the holiday season!

Roasted poblano burger with pepper jack cheese by Texas Beef Council

Shalene McNeill with the Texas Beef Council shares a delicious burger recipe that will warm you up this chilly weekend.

Kicked-up corn casserole by Mama Steph

Here’s an idea for a casserole you can proudly take to holiday dinners, church suppers, or put on your own Thanksgiving table. It’s kicked up, Texas-style, with the addition of jalapenos, bacon and onion!

Fiesta corn salad by David Wallace

Fiesta corn salad by David Wallace

Pumpkin Patch In-a-Cup by Mama Steph

Pumpkin Patch In-a-Cup By Mama Steph

Italian sausage - tortellini soup by Mama Steph

Italian sausage-tortellini soup by Mama Steph

Sweet potato-black bean chili by Mama Steph

Sweet potato chili by Mama Steph

Awesome Spinach and Artichoke Dip by Dudley’s Cajun Cafe

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients until well blended. Spoon into 9 inch pie plate or quiche dish. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with Triscuit crackers and assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.

Roasted sweet potatoes with brown butter sauce by Mama Steph

Roasted sweet potatoes with brown butter sauce by Mama Steph

Eggplant-stuffed cod by Chef Simon Webster

Eggplant Stuffed Cod

Mini puff pastry apple roses by Hick & Frog Bistro

Mini Puff Pastry Apple Roses Hick and Frog Bistro.

Stuffed cabbage Rolls by Brigitta’s Hungarian Restaurant

Here's a recipe for the fall weekend ahead: Stuffed cabbage rolls

Pasta with sausage and ricotta by Mama Steph

Pasta with sausage and ricotta by Mama Steph

Mediterranean beef roast by the Texas Beef Council

A roast prepared in a Dutch oven is the perfect dinner for fall.

3-ingredient pumpkin ‘brownies’ by Mama Steph

First, these low-fat treats are unusual….not the typical brownies, they’re very dense, quite moist, and have the flavor of fall, even without the oil and eggs! Just don’t expect them to be cake-like; they’re definitely unique in that regard.

  Sausage and Herb Stuffing Baked Pumpkin

Get your palate ready for fall with this beautiful recipe from Chef Hannah Parker, owner of Pearl's Kitchen in Mount Pleasant.

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.

East Texas Kitchen LIVE on East Texas Now: The Recipes

Do you need a few new, simple recipe ideas for back-to-school? Whether you need ideas for after-school snacks, lunch box treats, or an easy breakfast or supper during the busy week, Mama Steph has got you covered!

WATCH: Back-to-school recipes to start your student’s year off right

Do you need a few new, simple recipe ideas for back-to-school? Whether you need ideas for after-school snacks, lunch box treats, or an easy breakfast or supper during the busy week, Mama Steph has got you covered!

Mediterranean Beef Pitas with Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce by Texas Beef Council

This recipe's simplicity is what makes it so versatile and perfect for any of your late summer activities, from picnics and pool parties to the first day of school.

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!

Tomato-basil mini-pizzas by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Robbie Shoults, owner of Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, shares a delicious Southern twist on pizza; they're easy to make and would make great appetizers or after-school snacks, too.

State Fair of Texas reveals 2018 ‘Big Tex Choice Awards’ food finalists

The 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards finalists were announced Wednesday morning, selected from a field of 30 semi-finalists. From cotton candy tacos to a deep fried shepherd's pie, 10 culinary creations will take center stage at the State Fair of Texas this year.

Saucy baked enchilada chicken by Mama Steph

I've got you covered with another quick meal idea this week! This chicken bakes up quickly while you relax or help the kids with their homework. And it's incredibly flavorful!

Back-to-School breakfast pizza by Chef David Wallace

The kids are going back to school. Send them off with something they'll love to eat, pizza.

Chicken-asparagus pasta with creamy lemon sauce by Mama Steph

This light pasta meal is the perfect for hot summer nights; lemon, oregano and a touch of cream make a perfect quick dinner for you to enjoy.

Pan-roasted chicken thighs with spicy blueberry sauce by Mama Steph

We are all looking for new ideas to get dinner on the table, especially when we're bored with the same thing we've always made.  That's where this recipe will come in handy for you!

Eton Mess by Chef Anne Kelt

Chef Anne Kelt, owner of Hick and Frog Bistro in Longview shares with us a luscious, light and airy dessert full of delicious fresh berries!

Refreshing faux sangria by Mama Steph

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.

More frozen custard, juicy burgers coming to Tyler

In this hot, humid weather, there just can't be enough ways to cool off, and frozen custard is one of our favorite ways to do so.

Baked Noonday onion dip with Cheddar and bacon by Mama Steph

This dip features just four ingredients, and the key is using sweet onions, like Noondays or Vidalias.

  Shrimp and Grits by Copeland’s of New Orleans

Copeland's of New Oreleans' Longview location is a popular spot to get many traditional Louisiana-favorite dishes! Chef Terrell Smith shares his simple, delicious recipe for Shrimp and Grits so you can try it at home if you can't make it to the restaurant this weekend.