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Blueberry Skillet Cake

By Kelly Bogard Blueberry season is winding down in East Texas. But there's still plenty of opportunities to get your hands on some of those plump little berries. Want to pick your own? One blueberry grower says to pick 'em early in the morning! Get more tips and information about blueberries on the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. [...]

We’re nuts about Texas peanuts

By Julie Tomascik It’s a nutty month. And no, not because our Texas weather can’t decide if it should be winter, fall, spring or summer. But because it’s National Peanut Month. And Texas is the fourth largest peanut-producing state in the nation. Salted. Fire roasted. In a cookie or inside chocolate. Stuffed between two slices [...]

Pumpkin Crumble

By Kelly Bogard Pumpkin is a quintessential part of any good Thanksgiving feast. From the very beginning, pumpkins and other gourds were a part of many meals. The pumpkin's ability to be used in both sweet and savory dishes makes it a fall favorite. Are you on the pumpkin bandwagon? I know Butters is. She'll [...]

Top 5 Texas Peppers

By Kelly Bogard Some like it hot. Others like it hotter. And some adventuresome people like it as hot as they can get it. Peppers are quite popular in the Lone Star State. Partly due to their unique flavors and partly because most of our local cuisines incorporate a Mexican flair, heavy on spices. As [...]

Energy Bites

By Kelly Bogard Wow! What a summer. It was here one day. Gone the next! And the kiddos will be headed back to school soon. Most of the school supplies have been bought and outfits selected. But they’re going to need some energy to make it through a full day of learning. That recipe has [...]