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  Tortellini-vegetable soup by Mama Steph

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

  Grilled chicken with creamy mushroom sauce by The Potpourri House

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

  One-pot chicken stew by Mama Steph

  Creamy taco soup by Mama Steph

  Stovetop smoked ham and cheese macaroni by Mama Steph

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

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  Mama Steph’s plum-perfect pork chops

  Chicken Veronique by Chef Simon Webster

  Authentic Louisiana gumbo with Mama Steph and Keith Honore

  Red beans and rice by Bear Creek Smokehouse

  Slow-cooker barbacoa by The Texas Beef Council

  Simple, delicious Fettuccine Alfredo by Mama Steph

  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!

  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.

  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.

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

  Chili rellenos-inspired skillet dip by Mama Steph

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

  Creamy smoked turkey-sweet potato soup by Mama Steph

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

  Brisket and sausage Frito pie by the Texas Beef Council’s Shalene McNeill

  Chicken and sausage jambalaya by Mama Steph

Whether it is Mardi Gras season or not, this recipe makes just about everyone want to celebrate! Delicious sausage, tender chicken, "holy trinity" vegetables, rice and tomatoes make for an amazing combination of flavors, all in one pot!

  Shrimp Spaghetti by Dudley’s Cajun Cafe

Looking for a delicious seafood dish? This shrimp spaghetti by Dudley’s Cajun Cafe can be made with crawfish instead and pairs wonderfully with a green salad.

  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!

  Fall Favorites: Delicious comfort foods to kick off autumn

It’s officially fall, and the minds of food lovers quickly turn to comfort foods and favorite flavors that represent the season. We’ll just pretend it’s cool out while we enjoy these.

  Brown Sugar Bacon Glazed Chicken by The Potpourri House

Tyler’s Potpourri House is a longtime favorite of locals, and its owner, Les Ellsworth, is with us today to share a new recipe for a unique chicken dinner to enjoy anytime!

  School-night supper and a sweet Fritos treat by Mama Steph

If there’s one thing parents and grandparents need on busy school or work nights, it’s a quick meal. Instead of grabbing fast food, though, head into the kitchen and make these tasty recipes; they’re better for you and your family, and they taste so very good.

  Creamy turkey-vegetable soup by Mama Steph

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

  Chicken lasagna rolls by Chef Simon Webster

Chef Simon shares a creative dinner idea when you’re ready for something deliciously different!

  Spicy, cheesy migas by Chef David Wallace

If all you have on hand is eggs, cheese, and chips, then you have what it takes to prepare David Wallace’s easy, economical, fast and delicious dish.

  Caribbean Flank Steak with Coconut Rice by Texas Beef Council

Flank steak tastes great with so many marinades – you will want to grill with it all summer.

  Dinner in 10: Italian omelette by Mama Steph

If you are hungry and only have a few minutes for dinner, this omelette recipe is exactly what you need. Tons of Italian flavor, enough protein to keep you full and satisfied, and easy to make!

  Nicoise toast by Chef Anne Kelt, Hick & Frog Bistro

Chef Anne Kelt of Hick & Frog Bistro in Longview shared a simple, yet flavor-packed recipe that you can make anytime you’re hungry and short on time. It’s a delicious lunch idea straight from Nice, France....with Anne’s twist, of course!

  Bacon, Shrimp and Grits Casserole by Chef Ben Carter of Southern Fried

Ben Carter, owner of Mineola restaurant Southern Fried, shares a truly Southern casserole idea with us this week!

  Father’s Day steak and bacon pizza by Mama Steph

If your dad likes pizza, bacon and steak, he’s going to love it when you make this pizza for him! Of course, feel free to adjust the toppings so it’s exactly what your dad will like best.

  Chef Bourdain’s perfect scrambled eggs

Chef Anthony Bourdain, like most other chefs, said that good food doesn't need to be complicated, it just needs to consist of a few good ingredients. This scrambled egg method he shared is a great example of that.

  Hoisin BBQ Steak-On-A-Stick with Pineapple Salsa by the Texas Beef Council

• Put these delicious kabob chunks atop a fresh green salad to brighten and already fun, celebratory day.

  Blackened Bayou Chicken by Copeland’s New Orleans of Longview

Here’s a restaurant-quality restaurant that you can make at home with this recipe, shared by Etta Stephens with Copeland’s New Orleans in Longview.

  Körözött (Hungarian cheese spread) by Brigitta’s Hungarian Restaurant in Kilgore

Körözött is a delicious, creamy blend of cheese and spices that can be used to fill peppers, add to a salad, or as a spread on crackers or toast.

  East Texas Kitchen on East Texas Now: Mother’s Day recipes

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and if you are wondering how to make your special mom, grandmother, or other important person in your life feel loved, these two recipes will be a great start.

  Tri-tip roast with Rosemary-garlic vegetables by Texas Beef Council

Shalene McNeill shares a simple recipe so you can make a tasty roast perfect for your Easter celebration: Beef Tri-tip roast with rosemary-garlic vegetables. It looks impressive, but the preparation is quite simple!

  Dinner in 10: Thin crust Southwestern pizza by Mama Steph

This thin crust Southwestern pizza is a great idea for a weekend by the pool with a cold drink, or a cozy dinner around the kitchen table. The nicest thing about it is that you can have it on the table in about ten minutes!

  Shrimp and tasso pasta by Copeland’s New Orleans of Longview

Etta Stephens with Copeland’s New Orleans in Longview is sharing a scrumptious pasta recipe that will tempt every tastebud around your table.

  Chicken-pasta salad by Mama Steph

This recipe is so refreshing, so cool, and so easy to make that you will want to have it all summer long, I feel confident. You can easily swap in your own favorite veggies if there is something here that isn't your favorite. Salads are one of the great customizable meals!

  Cajun turkey wrap with homemade sweet mustard dressing by Chef David Wallace

Chef David Wallace says his favorite recipes are those that are easy to make and use just a few ingredients, which is the way most of us like to cook, isn’t it? This recipe meets that criteria and is a great lunch idea, or quick supper, even.

  Mediterranean-inspired chicken and rice skillet supper

Here is another delicious recipe that will help you get dinner on the table in a hurry and is absolutely full of flavor.

  Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs by The Texas Beef Council

Shalene McNeill and Beef Loving Texans put together a great recipe for a Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs dish that is as nutritious as it is delicious.

Cafe’ 1948 to open in new downtown location March 25

The downtown revival continues as more businesses relocate.

  Molasses smokehouse beans by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Robbie Shoults, CEO of Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, stopped by to share his hearty recipe for smokehouse beans. They are full of flavor and have a little kick, plus they feature delicious smoked sausage.

  Cabbage lasagna by Brigitta’s Hungarian Restaurant

Mike Chubboy, owner of Brigitta’s Hungarian Restaurant in Kilgore, shares a scrumptious recipe for a lasagna that is sure to please just about anyone, even your low-carb family members and friends.

  White turkey chili by Mama Steph

This is a staple at my house, not just during cold weather, but all year long! Why? It’s so delicious, and it’s really easy to make with basic ingredients. Good for you, too!

  Chicken lollipops and red onion marmalade by Chef Simon Webster

This amazing sauce is perfect for all kinds of meats, including the chicken lollipops that Chef Simon makes.Red Onion Marmalade.

  Crawfish boil by Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe

Ashley Hugghins with Razzoo’s is going to share how you can make delicious crawfish in your own kitchen!

  Chinese barbecue beef by the Texas Beef Council

This dish is easy – you marinate the beef short ribs overnight in a beet marinade to provide the nice, red color, then put it on the grill like a steak.

  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!

  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.

  Dinner in 10: Skillet chicken-veggie pasta by Mama Steph

If you want dinner in a hurry, this pasta with chicken and vegetables could be just what you’re looking for. Try it out this week for a warm, delicious dinner!

  Everyday beef barbacoa by Texas Beef Council

Shalene McNeill with the Texas Beef Council shares a delicious, easy recipe that can be enjoyed as a filling for tacos, sandwiches, or even on its own!

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

As much fun as the holidays are, it can also be tiring to do all the shopping, baking, visiting, and partying that comes along with them. Who has time to cook? You do!

  Scotch eggs by Chef Simon Webster

Scotch eggs are a filling, delicious pub food that you can make at home to enjoy whenever you like! They’re warm and hearty, which is just what one needs on a chilly winter morning.

  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.

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

On the second day of our Christmas celebration we’re bringing you two takes on the same dish from local chefs.

  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.

  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!

  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!

  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.

  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

  Eggplant-stuffed cod by Chef Simon Webster

Eggplant Stuffed Cod

  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

  Chicken-pasta salad by Mama Steph

This recipe is so refreshing, so cool, and so easy to make that you will want to have it all summer long, I feel confident. You can easily swap in your own favorite veggies if there is something here that isn't your favorite. Salads are one of the great customizable meals!

  Savory springtime galette by Mama Steph

Making a galette is so much easier than it seems! Delicious filling surrounded by a rustic crust...what could be simpler for a weeknight meal with a glass of wine or tea?

  Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta by The Potpourri House

Les Ellsworth, owner of the Potpourri House, a longtime Tyler favorite, brings us a new recipe today that you'll want to try out in your own kitchen very soon!

  3-ingredient crispy chicken by Roast Social Kitchen

This chicken should be a standard recipe in your kitchen; it's easy to make, uses basic ingredients, and the flavor payoff is outstanding! Executive Chef Thomas Mattson from Roast Social Kitchen.

  Pork Chops with Red Onion & Apple Marmalade by Sabor a Pasion Estate and Vineyard

Chef Simon Webster shares with us a fabulous, elegant dish that you can make in your own kitchen. Perfect for New Year's Eve supper!

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta by La Madeleine Tyler

One of the pasta dishes that everyone seems to love at La Madeleine in Tyler is the Chicken Cordon Bleu pasta. If you haven't tried it yet, you can make ist yourself using the following recipe!

  Shrimp spaghetti by Dudley’s Cajun Cafe

Dudley Lang, owner of Dudley's Cajun Cafe in Longview, shares a wonderful recipe for a pasta meal that you and your family will love

  Crawfish Po-Boys from 2 Brothers Po-Boys in Kilgore

Joshua Fahrenholt-Hunt with 2 Brothers Po-Boys in Kilgore shares a recipe for the perfect Louisiana sandwich...make it while you're tailgating this weekend!