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Desserts

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Sweet treats that make impressive desserts.

5 treats to beat the summer heat

By Kelly Bogard Summer is here. Days of fun in the sun abound. But it’s Texas, and that means it’s hot. Really hot. We’re all looking for ways to cool off. A swim in the pool or the pond, a trip to the lake or a sprinkler in the yard will do the trick. But [...]

Candied Grapefruit

By Kelly Bogard Bittersweet and full of goodness. That's how I like to describe grapefruit. As a kid, I can remember eating it for breakfast. I even had a special spoon for it. And with a sprinkle of sugar, I was more than happy to sit there and section each triangle of meat from the rind. [...]

White Chocolate Raspberry Jar Cakes

By Kelly Bogard Mothers. What would we do without them? They are providers, cheerleaders, counselors, voices of reason and that is usually all before breakfast. The strength and resilience of a mother has made many of us whom we are today. Moms also help on the farm. They drive tractors, work cattle, bale hay and [...]

Dirt Pudding

By Kelly Bogard Dirt. Soil. Land. Mud. Whatever you call it, this is the time of year to dig into it. It's planting season here in Texas. Across the state, different crops are going in the ground. Some are well into the growing stage. Others are ready to be harvested. That's just one part of [...]

Strawberry Bread Pudding

By Kelly Bogard Bright red and full of sweet juicy goodness, strawberries are a mainstay in Texas this time of year. They're so popular in the quiet town of Poteet that they dedicate three days to celebrating them in April. This year, the Poteet Strawberry Festival will be April 7-9. Everything from jams and breads [...]