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Transformation Tuesday: Rice

By Shala Gean Rice. It’s a staple in many homes across the U.S. and the world. Fried rice. Spanish rice. It can be mixed with vegetables, soups and even used in desserts like rice pudding. Rice is one of the oldest known foods consumed by humans. It is tiny, but mighty. And packed with nutrients! [...]

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Kelly Bogard Roadside stands and farmers markets are the place to be this time of year. The sights, sounds and people make for a fun trip. And the tasty fruits, vegetables and goodies are the perfect take-aways! There’s a lot to love about Texas. And our abundance of farmers markets is one of them! [...]

Warm Rice Salad

By Kelly Bogard From patties to flour, rice is a versatile ingredient. Nutritious? It sure is! A common staple in homes across Texas and the U.S., this carbohydrate is high in fiber and magnesium. And it’s good for heart health! Besides its health benefits, rice is an important crop for Texas farmers. It’s grown along [...]

Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole

By Kelly Bogard There are some recipes you know by heart. Such is the case with many of my family’s recipes. There are staples at our Thanksgiving feast each year and many follow the “you just know” recipe style. When I asked my sweet momma for this week’s recipe, she told me those exact words. [...]

Meet a Texas rice farmer: Curt Mowery

By Jessica Domel Did you know the average American consumes approximately 24 pounds of rice each year?  Twenty-four pounds! That's a lot of chicken and rice casserole, Spanish rice and the classic–plain white rice. So why do Americans eat so much rice?  Maybe it's because it's relatively cheap. It could also be that it's low [...]