Mustard and Horseradish Crusted Pork Belly

Mustard and Horseradish Crusted Pork Belly

1 slab boneless pork belly (with or without skin), about 2 pounds ¼ cup whole grain mustard 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Salt and pepper Season pork belly with salt and pepper. Stir together mustard, horseradish, and oil until combined.  Spread mixture over both sides of belly. Transfer to a baking dish […]

Grading against the curve

Grading against the curve

(and fastball) By David Mullen Since school — opened or closed — is often in the news today, it seems appropriate to hand out grades on the performances of the four major local sports teams. In some cases, the fans seemed to have learned more than the teams.  No need to set up a virtual […]

Arts District, theater center rich in history

Arts District, theater center rich in history

By Shari Goldstein Stern Dallas in 1959 was a progressive, flourishing metropolitan city, with a burgeoning downtown skyline, handsome suburbs, super-power businesses like Texas Instruments and buildings by some of the most internationally respected architects.  The fine architectural tradition had grown measurably with the Texas Centennial in 1936 at the State Fair of Texas. The […]

Four-legged friends throw fall festival

Four-legged friends throw fall festival

Join Central Dog Park on Saturday, Oct. 17 for a free fall fundraiser festival featuring music, food, arts and crafts, a livestock exhibition, dog agility, carnival games, a fundraising raffle and more. The humans are missing the great State Fair of Texas this year and we dogs want to offer a bit of Fair style […]

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Sauce:  2/3 cup Thai tamarind paste (available at Asian markets) 1/3 cup white vinegar 1/3 cup fish sauce 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup sriracha, or to taste 1/4 cup light brown sugar, or to taste 3 tablespoons garlic powder 8 ounces rice noodles (L or XL, depending on the brand) 3 tablespoons vegetable oil […]

Fair employees support education

Fair employees support education

By Karissa Condoianis The 72nd Annual Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction kicked off with the sale of the Grand Champion Market Steer. This year’s prize-winning steer was purchased by Big Tex Champion Club with their generous bid of $75,000. The preliminary amount raised for Texas youth in the auction is more than $1 million. With 389 […]

Doctor says young athletes should know risks

Doctor says young athletes should know risks

By David Mullen This year of the pandemic has affected so many things that we took for granted and used to look forward to every year. Like competitive sports. The professional leagues have dealt with the COVID-19 crisis in dramatically different ways, with varying degrees of success. The NHL was an early adapter of strong […]

Productions join forces to entertain all

Productions join forces to entertain all

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Let’s try” could be multiple award-winning IMPRINT TheatreWorks’ (IMPRINT) mantra. The team works the theater like The Little Engine That Could. That has been the theatre company’s head space since its founding in 2014. At historic Samuell Grand Park (SG) in old East Dallas, IMPRINT TheatreWorks will present a new work, […]

Roast Chicken with Apples and Onions

Roast Chicken with Apples and Onions

1 large or 2 small Honeycrisp apples, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 2 medium onions, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 1 (3- to 4-pound) roasting chicken, giblets removed 3 sprigs thyme, minced 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard, optional Oil, salt and pepper Heat oven to 450F. Line a baking pan with parchment.  Scatter the apple and onion […]

Events help audiences keep connected

Events help audiences keep connected

By Allison Wagner Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced this week that it is co-producing a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway, Powered by PNC, featuring (pictured from left to right) two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone on Oct. 24, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti on Nov. 14, and critically […]