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Soups & Salads

//Soups & Salads

Warm Butternut Squash Salad

By Kelly Bogard About this time every year, I start to stock up on butter. Not because I'm afraid of a shortage, but because I use it in a lot of my holiday cooking. But for everything I use it in, I try to find a dish to include that is a bit healthier. It's [...]

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

By Kelly Bogard Fall is here! Well, at least that's what the calendar says. I know I'm ready for cooler temperatures and savory meals. Because as it starts to cool off, I like to spend more time in the kitchen. But with evening practices, Friday night lights and all the other activities, many of us find ourselves [...]

Back to Basics: Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

By Kelly Bogard Salad dressing. It's a pretty common staple in my house and probably in yours, too. But each of us likes something a little bit different. And there is plenty to choose from at the grocery store. Different brands, flavors, amounts and more. Things have certainly changed from when I was a child! [...]

Potato Leek Soup

By Kelly Bogard Hot. Then cold. If you don't like the weather in Texas, just wait a bit. It'll change. And the cold weather struck again this week! But the cold weather has its perks. Like warm, inviting flavors coming from the kitchen. A hearty serving of some good ole' comfort food in a bowl. And [...]

Venison Stew

By Kelly Bogard Yea! The general deer season is finally upon us. It’s time to break out the camo and gear to harvest the meat that fills so many freezers each winter. It’s a good thing, too, because my freezer is almost bare. Venison is very similar to beef in regard to taste and texture. [...]