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Peanut Brittle

By Kelly Bogard Packed with protein and robust flavor, peanuts are one of my favorite midday snacks. March is National Peanut Month, and I'm so excited to celebrate. And with any celebration you need something sweet, right? I've already shown you how to make peanut butter and peanut butter cookies, so I thought this week [...]

Modern-day agriculturalists in the food conversation

By Justin Green Growing up in rural Texas, farmers and ranchers have always had a style that’s all their own. Dusty jeans, worn boots and a sweat-stained hat. They meet for early morning coffee shop talk of weather and markets. Drive away in pickups with their Hooves & Horns calendar stuck to the dash, ready [...]

Toad in a Hole

By Kelly Bogard I can't believe it's already March! Little league and soccer are in full swing. And the kids are getting ready for spring break. Growing up, I used to love that weeklong break. It was a sign of things to come in the summer. It was also the time that I got to start [...]

Chicken Noodle Soup

By Kelly Bogard It's the time of year when we all know at least one person who's sick. The weather is changing and someone always has a cold to share. It's almost like those viruses know the perfect time to hit. But I have a way to hit back. There's an old saying about feeding [...]

Texas citrus: From the grove to the kitchen

By Shala Watson Can you name the official state fruit of Texas? Here are some hints. It’s round and juicy. Has a blush exterior, deep red flesh and leaves a surprisingly sweet taste in your mouth. It’s Texas red grapefruit. And February is National Grapefruit Month. The perfect time to celebrate because Texas citrus farmers [...]

5 tips to an amazing steak

By Kelly Bogard February is Heart Health month. It serves as a good opportunity to look at what we're eating and start making better choices on what we put on our tables. Lean meat is a great way to nourish our body and our taste buds. For as long as I can remember, there has [...]