Food for Thought

  Food for Thought for May 9

It’s not often that a grocery store ends up on the low performer list, but that’s exactly what happened this week. Not only did it land at the bottom of the list, it had so many violations that it was forced to close until they cleaned up.

  Food for Thought: 3/28/19

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Food for Thought: 1/10/2019

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  Food for Thought: 11/15/2018

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Food for Thought: 10/4

Food for Thought Report 9.6.18

  Food for Thought: 9/6

  Food for Thought: 8/30

More than 50 kitchens in the Hub City were inspected in this week's Food for Thought, and we only have one low performer on the menu.

  Food for Thought Report: 8.30

For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  Food for Thought: 8/23

A Lubbock Mexican food restaurant is back open after health inspectors made them close their doors to clean up.

  Food for Thought: 8/16

Mice droppings and a dead mouse. Those are just two of the violations found at this week's only low performer.

  Food for Thought Report: 8.16

  Food for Thought Report: 8.9

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  Food for Thought: 7/26

  Food for Thought Report: 7.26

  Food for Thought Report: 7.12

For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  Food for Thought: 7/19

Each week, Lubbock health inspectors head into dozens of restaurants for inspections, then we serve up the top and low performers in Food for Thought.

  Food for Thought: 7/12

Every week Lubbock health inspectors check out the cleanliness of local restaurants to make sure your family is dining in a safe and clean environment. This week they headed inside more than 40 kitchens.

Food for Thought: 7/5

This week, health inspectors surprised more than 50 Hub City eateries. Two of those made the Food for Thought list.

Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

From the main course to the delicious dessert, get all the recipes you need for a fabulous Thanksgiving feast right here!

Totally Terrific Thanksgiving

November has arrived! That means it's time to undo the belt a notch and dig into Thanksgiving dinner. From the entree to dessert, we've got all the recipes you need to satisfy your stomach this holiday season.

Super Simple Springtime Salads

As the weather heats up, nothing satisfies more than a crisp, refreshing salad...and any of these sassy salads are sure to please the palate!

Karin McCay's Tex-Mex Casserole

This can be a meal or a great dip with chips at a party.  My family loves it because it’s fool proof!

John Robison's Recipe for 'Pecan Thunder'

Check out John Robison's quick and easy recipe for a delicious 'Pecan Thunder' Pie!

Viewer Submission: Peanut Butter Cookies

NewsChannel 11 viewer Mandi Price has a really quick and easy recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies that she would like to share with you!

Food for Thought 8.16

Here is a complete list of the restaurants that were inspected for the week ending on 8/16/01.

Food For Thought 6.14

Here is a list of the restaurants that were inspected for the week ending on 6/14/01.

Food for Thought 10.24

Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 10/24/02.

Food for Thought 10.11

Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 10/11/01.

Food for Thought 12.6

Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 12/6/01.

Food for Thought Report 8.15

It's an extra large, mucho grande, super duper giant sized edition of NewsChannel 11's Food for Thought. Hope you're hungry, because we've 16 Top and Low Performers to fill you in on. Let's see what's cooking this week.

Christy Hartin's Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake

A sweet combination passed down from mother to daughter, and you're sure to love it too!

Colin McElroy's Greatest New York Strip Steak & Mashed Potatoes Recipe Ever!

Serve these two hearty dishes together and they will keep coming back for more!

Justin Michaels' Hungarian Beef Stroganoff

A Hungarian Beef Stroganoff, with a little touch of Polish thrown in.

Splendid Summer Salads

Crisp green salads are the perfect complement to almost any meal. It can even be a meal in itself! So get your green on and try one of these first-rate recipes today!

Delightful Dressings

Fancy up a standard salad by drizzling a delicious homemade dressing over it, making it something to really savor.

Fall Harvest Recipes

Warm up on those cool autumn evenings with a delicious meal that captures the feel of fall.

Quick School Day Dinners

From soups and salads to pastas and pizza, these easy dinners are sure to make supper a snap on school night

Summer Soups & Salads

Stay cool this summer with these sensational soups and salad recipes. With fruits and veggies at the peak of their season, throwing these light and easy dishes together will be a cinch!

Hearty Hot Sandwiches

Craving a warm & delicious meal without all the work? Try one of these tasty hot sandwiches tonight!

Best Everyday Dinners

From skillets to slow cookers, these are some of the quickest, easiest and most delicious dinners, ever! Try one tonight!

New Year, New You Entrees

If your New Year's resolution is to shed some unwanted pounds, these light and healthy recipes will help you stay on track and succeed in your goal.

Festive Food Gifts

Try giving a homemade gift this Christmas. We've got easy-to-prepare recipes for cookie, drink and soup mixes, fudge, toffee and many other holiday favorites. There's even something for you dog lovers!

Turkey Leftovers

Now that Thanksgiving is over, what should you do with all that leftover turkey? Here are a few tasty suggestions!

Fabulous Fall Favorites

These pastas, skillets, stews & chilis are perfect for those chilly autumn months.

Suleika Acosta's Famous Cherry Cream Cheese Pie

A delicious and easy dessert anyone with a sweet tooth will love!

Ben Lawson's Mom's Brownies

Ben turns to his mom for this tried and true brownie recipe!

Kealey McIntire's Special "K" Bars

If you're always on the run, try this sweet treat you can grab & go!

Summer Grilling Greats

Summer is the perfect time to fire up the backyard grill. Try one of these delicious dishes and kick off the summer grilling season right!

End of Summer Pastas

As the summer comes to an end, gather your family around the dinner table with one of these hearty pasta dishes.

Sabrina Fein's Cinnamon Blizzard Bananas

Unbelievably easy & incredibly delicious. What a sweet treat!

Allrecipes 10 Best Chocolate Recipes

These decadent desserts are sure way to your sweeties heart this Valentine's Day!

Healthy New Year Recipes

Kick off the new year with some healthy new recipes that are not only good, but good for you!

Super Side Dishes

From the traditional to the out of the ordinary, these side dishes are sure to compliment your holiday meal.

Dazzling Dinner Rolls

What's a turkey dinner without a delicious roll to sink your teeth into?

Downright Decadent Desserts

Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie 1-1/4 cups cold milk 1 cup canned pumpkin 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) Jell-o Cheesecake Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 tub (8

Totally Terrific Turkeys

If turkey is on the menu this Christmas, you're sure to please with any of these tried & true recipes.

Comforting Casseroles

As the nights grow colder, warm your family's tummies with these hearty and delicious casserole dishes.

"So-Long Summer" Salads

Send off summer with these scrumptious salads...they'll help keep you cool as the hot summer months fade away into Fall.

Keep It Light: Spring Sides & Salads

Pina Colada Shrimp and Rice (pictured) 1 lb. large shrimp, cleaned 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup pineapple juice 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained 2 cups white rice, uncooked 1 cup coconut


Colcannon 5 pounds potatoes, scrubbed and cubed with skin 1/2 cup butter, divided 1 cup fat-free sour cream 1 large head cabbage, finely shredded 1 bunch green onions, diced 4 cloves garlic,

Breads & Soups

Irish Soda Bread (pictured) 3-1/4 cups flour 1/3 cup plus 1 Tbsp. sugar, divided 1 tsp. Calumet Baking Powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter 1-1/3 cups

Hearty Irish Meals

Kick up your heels and cheer this St. Patrick's Day with an authentic Irish meal!

Festive Holiday Drinks

Egg Nog, punch, and cider, oh my! These delicious drinks are sure to please this Christmas.

Holiday Party Appetizers

Hosting a holiday get together? From the super-simple to the delectably more-difficult, these tasty appetizers are sure to bring holiday cheer to your guests.

Food for Thought 2.7

Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 2/7/02.

Food for Thought 8.8

Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 8/8/02.

Food for Thought Report for 6.7

This week, city health inspector's checked out 30 food establishments in Lubbock County. Of those 30, we only have one top performer and one low performer in this week's edition of NewsChannel 11's Food for Thought. In a Food for Thought bonus feature we also have some advice this week on the safe way to picnic in the park this summer.

Food for Thought Report for 6.14

A customer complaint about one Lubbock restaurant leads to a late night food safety inspection.  We have results from that inspection.  We have two top performers and one low performer in this week's edition of Food for Thought.