Spice of Blythe: Use these kitchen hacks to get back in the kitchen

Pink Magnolia’s Blythe Beck takes us BACK into the kitchen with some hacks to save you time. First, she talks about BACON! Instead of making a mess in a frying pan on the stove, she says lay them out on a baking sheet, pop them in the oven for 10 min at 350 degrees, and they’ll be perfectly and evenly cooked! Next, she takes a look at deviled eggs. She says instead of boiling them yourself, buy them already hard […]

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Spice of Blythe: Dallas Farmers Market Part 2 – Holiday Shopping!

DALLAS — For this week’s Spice of Blythe, Pink Magnolia’s Blythe Beck takes a look at the food hall of the Dallas Farmers Market! First she stops by Stocks and Bondy and introduces us to on of her inspirations and trailblazers in the food world – Chef Joanne Bondy! We hear a little bit about what they have to offer and get the inside look at how their organic and local product is made. Next, Blythe takes a trip to […]

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Spice of Blythe: Blythe Makes a Pumpkin Pie!

DALLAS — Thanksgiving is right around the corner and this week, Pink Magnolia chef and owner, Blythe Beck, visits a Kessler Pie Co. to try her hand at making a pumpkin pie! She says baking is one of her major fears, so she’s braving the storm and heading into their kitchen. She meets Deb who owns the shop with her mom and sister. Deb has her mix 1 1/2 cups of pureed pumpkin, an egg, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, salt, sugar and […]

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Spice of Blythe: Having Pride in Cooking for Texans at the State Fair

Pink Magnolia Chef, Blythe Beck, had the opportunity to cook for a large audience again at the State Fair of Texas. This year, she cooked her incredible chili! She added special ingredients such as Bloody Mary mix and a 40 of beer. She also asked the crowd what kind of salt is best to use (kosher) and which oil they should be cooking with (canola or vegetable). Spice of Blythe: It’s pride! I’m proud to be a Texan, I’m super […]

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Spice of Blythe: Visit the State Fair and appreciate the animals!

This week, Pink Magnolia Chef Blythe Beck took a trip to the State Fair of Texas to look, pet and appreciate the animals in the Children’s Medical Center Barn Yard and meet the wonderful people who take care of them! Blythe talks about coming face to face with a protective 1,000 pound mama longhorn who recently gave birth! She’s just one of 40 to 50 animals at the petting zoo. The animals come from a farm in Missouri where they […]

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Spice of Blythe: It’s fall y’all and time to love on your veggies!

Happy fall y’all! That’s right, autumn is here and I couldn’t be more excited. It’s sweater-weather time, there’s a little nip in the air and it’s time to cook. That’s right vegetables are their best right now. This is my favorite time of year to cook not only because it always smells like love and food and football and family in your house. This is the time when mother nature gives you some of the greatest gifts on earth. This […]

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Spice of Blythe: What could be better than wings & football, baby?!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… If you, like me, have been waiting all year for football to come back on, today is  the day and I could not be more excited! There’s nothing better than fall temperatures, guys throwing that football on the field, and the food that goes with it. I started thinking about the food that I make for my family on those special game days and what a holiday it is that every Sunday. […]

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Spice of Blythe: Smoking salmon & cooking with the ones you love

This week, Pink Magnolia Executive Chef Blythe Beck takes the cooking to her home! She introduces us to the Chef de Cuisine, and her fiancé, Nathan Black. He takes us through the steps of smoking salmon from the comfort of your own home, and says you can do it with any sort of meat! Nathan says he used Scottish Salmon from his local grocery store, washed it, cut a slit to filet his fish, washed it again, and started on […]

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Spice of Blythe: You’re Not Alone Hurricane Harvey Victims!

DALLAS — My heart’s breaking right now along with the rest of Texas, and all of America. I am feeling so bad for the people of Houston. This is a terrible, terrible tragedy and it’s AWFUL to watch. I am so sorry for all of the hurricane victims down there. I am a Houstonian. I was born there, I was raised there, my mom lives there, my sister and her family still live there, my dad’s even buried there. My […]

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