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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 [...]

Potato Soup Mix in a Jar

By Kelly Bogard Coming up with gift ideas for this time of year can be tricky. I want to share my appreciation with so many people—my co-workers, neighbors, my daughter's teachers—but I always struggle to find something thoughtful, festive and affordable. This year, though, I'll be giving Potato Soup Mix in a Jar. It's a [...]

December 16, 2011|Categories: Holiday Treats, Recipes, Soups & Salads|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Summer Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

By Kelly Bogard I heard through the grapevine that it's swimsuit season, and many are headed to the beach and the pool as the mercury starts to rise. Just saying the word "swimsuit" makes me cringe, and I know others feel the same way. Although many are close to being ready, that doesn’t mean that [...]

June 3, 2011|Categories: Healthy Eating, Soups & Salads, Texas Products|Tags: , , |0 Comments