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About Kelly Bogard

Food Editor Texas Farm Bureau I believe that happiness starts in the home. For my big Texas family it is in the kitchen. Join me as I cook my way through life one recipe at a time.

Cheese Grits Casserole

By Kelly Bogard It's time to say goodbye to 2017. For some, it's been a great year. For others, it's been a trying one. But through the ups and downs, we're making it and heading into 2018. And of course, I think we should celebrate. Food and New Year's Day are a match made in our [...]

5 Best Cookies to Leave for Santa

By Kelly Bogard Just a few more days until Christmas. It's time to start those last-minute preparations for the big guy's visit. Hang the stockings. Check the chimney. Set out the milk and cookies. But before the cookies can be set out, they need to be made. Oh my, which ones should be made? So [...]

Peanut Butter Nuggets

By Kelly Bogard Let's talk gifts. No, I don't mean a new bike or even a video game for the kids. I'm talking about those homemade gifts you give and receive from friends and coworkers during the holiday season. I always look forward to visiting with a neighbor when dropping off a freshly made batch of [...]

Cranberry Salsa

By Kelly Bogard There are three sure-fire ways to get my attention at an hors d'oeuvre table. Number one--Food looks good. Number two--Food tastes good. That's always important! And number three--difficulty level of the recipe. It's really that simple for me. Of course, we all strive for the first two with any recipe we make. But [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

By Kelly Bogard The lights are hung. The trees are being trimmed. And we are decking the halls. It's Christmas time in Texas. With the holiday decorating, comes holiday parties and holiday baking. 'Tis the season after all! I like to have a treat that most guests, young and old, will enjoy. One of my favorites [...]