Relishing food is about taking time to enjoy what has become the often hurried and mundane task of nourishing our bodies. Relish Austin is Addie's search for things that make her go "mmmm."

WATCH: Taking a swig of pumpkin pie spice extract in this week’s Deskside Dish

12:27 pm Oct. 28, 2015

I didn’t have anything new to taste test at my weekly deskside Periscope, but sure enough, some of the viewers prompted me to try the pumpkin pie spice extract sitting at my desk. I did and then quickly regretted it.

Other highlights: Getting to break in my department’s new selfie stick and talking about a cookbook that hit my desk this week that I couldn’t be more excited about.


Austin360Cooks: The surprising secret to crispy oven-fried chicken wings

10:07 am Oct. 28, 2015

Football every Sunday is a pretty great excuse to make chicken wings, but I’ve never had a deep fryer and hadn’t tried to make them at home.

And then I hear from my editor, Emily Quigley, that Cook’s Illustrated solved that problem a long time ago. (She’s @emilyquig on Instagram, where she posted this photo of the last wing of the most recent batch.)

By tossing the wings with baking

Blind Cafe returns to Austin for dining-in-the-dark event

3:30 pm Oct. 27, 2015

For several years now, the traveling Blind Cafe has brought its unique dining-in-the-dark restaurant pop-up concept to Austin.

It’s a sensory tasting experience that is both startling and fascinating, featuring a vegetarian meal prepared by a

KTonic selling kombucha made without added juice

3:16 pm Oct. 27, 2015

The kombucha revolution is well underway, and the members of my household are ready and willing participants.

Both of my kids, ages 8 and 5, can’t get enough of this probiotic-packed drink that people have been