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What’s the beef with beef?

By Jessica Domel Beef. It is STILL what's for dinner in my home. I’ve seen a plethora of news stories and online posts sensationalizing a report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization, that claims processed meats like bacon could cause cancer. These reports go on to say [...]

October 27, 2015|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Grain-fed or grass-fed?

By Julie Tomascik We have a menu of options when it comes to food. And beef is no exception. Choices are evident when we browse the meat counter at the grocery store. Different cuts, various amounts of marbling and package sizes—just to name a few. But there are also two big categories: grain-fed and grass-fed. [...]

Panel has ‘beef’ with eating meat

By Jessica Domel Imagine a world with very little beef, chicken, pork and turkey. A world where your main options are fruits, vegetables and grains. Butter, ice cream, cheese and milk are to be used sparingly. With the abundance of choices at our local grocery stores and farmers’ markets, it’s almost hard to imagine. But [...]

Tamale Pie

By Kelly Bogard Sometimes a cold and dreary day can spark genius. It happened while having lunch with several Texas Farm Bureau co-workers and talking about what types of food we like in the winter. Of course, as Texans, Tex-Mex was quite high on the list. As well as things like stew and potato soup. [...]

January 16, 2015|Categories: Beef, Beef, Casseroles, Corn, Featured, Main Dishes, Onions, Recipes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

No more meat?

By Julie Tomascik What if we lived in a world without steaks, pork loin and chicken? Tender roasts, smoked ham and turkey legs? I'd be disappointed and hungry. That's for sure. But kids may not know these good-for-you, tasty proteins if a dietary advisory committee has their way. Every five years, the U.S. Department of [...]