Mari's Moments

These 5 videos will help you win at summer gatherings

Nancy Farrar

There’s only a few hours left before the big summer party. What are you going to bring or serve? Here are some quick and easy ways to impress the guests and win at the table.

How to cook a championship steak

Learn from a seasoned competitor how to grill a rib-eye steak.

Joe D. Torres Jr. will be competing in the World Steak Championship at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth on October 24. Here he demonstrates how to grill a championship caliber rib eye steak.

What to pack in your picnic basket

Heading to an outdoor fireworks show? Pack some roasted red pepper hummus.

If you’re not making your own hummus yet, you need to start. Now. It’s so easy and SO much better than anything you can buy. (Star-Telegram/Max Faulkner)

How to make authentic pulled pork

A pitmaster shows you the steps for a mouth-watering plate.

Pitmaster Billy Woodrich of Billy's Oak Acres BBQ demonstrates how to to make authentic pulled pork.

How to elevate your guacamole

These tips are guaranteed to give you a plethora of pool party invites.

Looking for a way to elevate your guacamole? Watch this short video to learn a few tricks that will add new flavor and textures to your recipe.

Kid-friendly fare

Kids just want to have fun with their food. So let them.

A great way to sneak some nutrition into your kids' lunch

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