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Full Show: Prisoner Treatment, And Unmarked Graves In Sugar Land (June 14, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at who advocates for the rights of Texas inmates. We learn about the exhumation of unmarked graves in Fort Bend County. And Rick Bragg talks about his book, The Best Cook in the World.

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Unearthing an Acient BBQ Pit

Posted on · In 2008, Dr. Andrew McCarthy and his team of archaeologists discovered a large pit on the island of Cyprus. Based on its size and the presence of many igneous rocks lining it, he hypothesized it was an ancient barbecue pit, used for large inter-community feasts around 9,000 years ago. However, to test that hypothesis, he […]

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Texas GOP Convention, Black Expo, and Chef Justin Yu: Thursday’s Show (May 12, 2016)

Posted on · The Texas GOP Convention kicks off in Dallas today (May 12, 2016). That’s where the state party chairman and delegates to the Republican National Convention are chosen. As Donald Trump is now the presumptive GOP nominee for president, bids to represent Texas at the national convention may be a bit less competitive. But it’s also where […]

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Unearthing an Acient BBQ Pit

Posted on · In 2008, Dr. Andrew McCarthy and his team of archaeologists discovered a large pit on the island of Cyprus. Based on its size and the presence of many igneous rocks lining it, he hypothesized it was an ancient barbecue pit, used for large inter-community feasts around 9,000 years ago. However, to test that hypothesis, he […]

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Unearthing an Acient BBQ Pit

Posted on · In 2008, Dr. Andrew McCarthy and his team of archaeologists discovered a large pit on the island of Cyprus. Based on its size and the presence of many igneous rocks lining it, he hypothesized it was an ancient barbecue pit, used for large inter-community feasts around 9,000 years ago. However, to test that hypothesis, he […]

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Thanksgiving Meal Advice: Chef Greg Martin Answers Your Questions

Posted on · When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner – we all have a role to play. Some among us take charge of the turkey and all the fixins, while others among us, well, we try to bring something to the Thanksgiving table. If it falls to you to handle the bulk of the cooking this year, you […]

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What Are You Doing This Thanksgiving?

Posted on · A few weeks back we asked you a question, “What traditions have you brought to your Thanksgiving meal, and how will you be spending it?” And we heard from quite a lot of you. Here’s just a sample of how some people will be spending their turkey day. MORE: What Traditions Have You Brought to Your […]

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Chef Greg Martin Discusses a Life in Food and Working with Julia Child

Posted on · Last October, the Menil Collection in the Museum District opened Bistro Menil, their signature restaurant. As head chef, they selected someone who had been knocking around the Houston food scene since the 1980s, and his name is Greg Martin. Martin’s life has always been filled with great food. Whether it was his mother’s or her […]

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Memoir Tells the Story of a Houston Culinary Family

Posted on · Marie LeNotre had plans to be a movie star when she graduated with a degree in drama from the Royal Academy in Athens, Greece, but life took a few turns and she ended marrying into a culinary family. Her father-in-law, known as the “Pope of Chocolate,” was the first to introduce an international chain of […]