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Caldo De Res (Beef Soup)

By Jessica Domel This time of year as the weather turns colder (well, in Texas, just the days it decides to feel like winter), one of my favorite comfort foods is a good, warm soup or stew. Late last week, I was feeling a bit under the weather and decided to make Caldo de Res, [...]

January 25, 2013|Categories: Beef, Soups & Salads|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Beef Stew

By Kelly Bogard Beef Stew is such a hearty and warming meal. Did you know there are more than 90 different types of stew made around the world? The basics of stew are chunks of meat with a broth and vegetables. It is an easy meal to make and can feed several people—perfect for a big [...]

November 30, 2012|Categories: Beef, Featured, Main Dishes, Soups & Salads|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Broccoli Salad

By Kelly Bogard I have a confession to make–I haven't always liked vegetables. Don't get me wrong. I grew up eating the standard vegetables that my mother so lovingly cooked for each meal. But if it was any raw veggie other than a carrot, I wasn't going to eat it. Now that I am a mother, [...]

April 27, 2012|Categories: Kid-Friendly Meals, Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups & Salads, Vegetables|Tags: , |0 Comments

Reata’s Jalapeno Cilantro Soup

By Kelly Bogard A few weeks ago, I shared a recipe for Potato Soup Mix in a Jar that I gave to my co-workers for Christmas. After returning from the holidays, I was met with rave reviews from all who had tried it. So, when I was asked to cook up another soup to keep [...]

January 6, 2012|Categories: Recipes, Soups & Salads|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Good Ol’ Texas Chili

By Amanda Hill We Texans love our chili. Everyone's recipe is a little different—whether you make it with extra jalapenos, beans, no beans, thick, thin, venison or lean beef. It's the perfect dinner option for a cold winter night. At Texas Farm Bureau, we have an annual chili lunch, hosted by the Commodity and Regulatory Activities [...]