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Mini Fruit Pizzas

By Kelly Bogard Summer's here. And so is the abundance of fresh fruit. Lots of local berries—even more exotic fruits grown in far away places—make it to my kitchen this time of year. I'm keeping plenty on hand. Because it's great for snacks. Especially when the kiddos play outside until the street lights come on. I [...]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

By Kelly Bogard Bluebonnets. Baby calves. Telltale signs of spring in the Lone Star State. But the sticky sweetness and slight tartness of Texas strawberries lets my taste buds know spring has truly sprung. Bite, slice or dip. Strawberries are just plain delicious. And a crate full arrived at our office last week from longtime farmer Cora [...]

Strawberry Shortcake

By Kelly Bogard Mother Nature has a weird sense of humor. Just as I was getting ready for the warmer weather, the snow came. Big, white, fluffy flakes covered Waco and the TFB state office on Wednesday. The snow reminded me of whipped cream as it piled delicately on the ground. That, of course, got my foodie [...]

Yogurt Berry Parfait

By Kelly Bogard When I think summer, I think hot. I think everyone in Texas does. We can get some pretty scorching temperatures here in Central Texas, but they seem to be even worse out to the west of us. Although we haven’t seen the mercury hit 100-plus yet, it is time to start preparing. [...]

Blackberry Sun Tea

By Kelly Bogard You know something that most Texans love?  Iced tea.  And do you know why we love iced tea?  Because in the summer, it gets stinkin' hot here.  As the mercury continues to rise this summer, we have to have a good way cool off.  Over the last few weeks, it has been [...]

August 9, 2013|Categories: Berries, Featured, Recipes|Tags: , , |0 Comments