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5 Best Cookies to Leave for Santa

By Kelly Bogard Just a few more days until Christmas. It's time to start those last-minute preparations for the big guy's visit. Hang the stockings. Check the chimney. Set out the milk and cookies. But before the cookies can be set out, they need to be made. Oh my, which ones should be made? So [...]

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Texas agriculture

By Jennifer Dorsett Ah, Christmas. A time to celebrate. A time of togetherness. A time to stop and be thankful for all the good in our lives. This year, I’m especially thankful for Texas farmers and ranchers. I’m always grateful to them. But as I put a little more thought into it, I realized just [...]

Peanut Butter Nuggets

By Kelly Bogard Let's talk gifts. No, I don't mean a new bike or even a video game for the kids. I'm talking about those homemade gifts you give and receive from friends and coworkers during the holiday season. I always look forward to visiting with a neighbor when dropping off a freshly made batch of [...]

Top 6 Texas-style Christmas gifts

By Julie Tomascik The tree is decorated. The lights are hung. And cooler weather has finally arrived. Christmas time is here! Stores are crowded and lines are long. After all, ‘tis the season, right? All that’s missing, if you’re anything like me, are presents under the tree. But don’t know what to get that Texan [...]

Cranberry Salsa

By Kelly Bogard There are three sure-fire ways to get my attention at an hors d'oeuvre table. Number one--Food looks good. Number two--Food tastes good. That's always important! And number three--difficulty level of the recipe. It's really that simple for me. Of course, we all strive for the first two with any recipe we make. But [...]