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Tex-Mex Breakfast Bake

Dec 18, 15 Tex-Mex Breakfast Bake

By Kelly Bogard

Christmas. One of my favorite times of year. A busy time, for sure, and a stretch for my family to sit down and enjoy a meal together.

We’re hustling and bustling during this holiday season–weekends, especially–and breakfast has become the time we catch up. Our recipe this week satisfies the taste buds and warms the soul. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy a slice of family togetherness and still have time to celebrate the joy of the season.

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Five positively useful Texan gift ideas

Dec 15, 15 Five positively useful Texan gift ideas

By Jessica Domel

The twinkle of colorful lights, the smell of cinnamon and pine and the sweetness of holiday tunes filling the air all mean one thing—Christmas is almost here.

Although the traditional cooler temperatures are alluding many of us here in the Lone Star State, that hasn’t stopped thousands upon thousands of Texans from filing into lines to buy the “perfect” holiday gifts for their loved ones.

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Scalloped Potatoes

Dec 11, 15 Scalloped Potatoes

By Kelly Bogard

Which vegetable goes with just about everything? Hint.

It grows in the ground and not on a stalk or vine. Half of you probably went with an onion. But I’m going with potatoes. They are just so versatile.

They are a great accompaniment to almost every meal and can even be a stand-alone on a cold day.

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How do Texas farmers feed the world?

Dec 08, 15 How do Texas farmers feed the world?

By Jessica Domel

For years, I’ve heard “American farmers are feeding the world.” And I never really thought much about it. It makes sense to me. They grow food. People eat food. Done.

But the logic of HOW this happens didn’t really hit home to me until this year when a pair of Texas rice farmers, Timothy Gertson of Wharton County, and Galen Franz of Victoria County, explained to me where their crop goes once it leaves the field.

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Slow Cooker Candied Pecans

Dec 04, 15 Slow Cooker Candied Pecans

By Kelly Bogard

I love the holidays. The sights and sounds make my days merry and bright. And the aromas! Who can forget about the smells of the holiday. Sweet and spicy smells from the kitchen intermingle with the smells of a cozy, warm fire in the fireplace. Oh, I just melt!

Pecans are a staple for Texans during the holidays. In breads, cakes, cookies, pies…you get the idea. They are an amazing stand-alone treat. This week’s recipe proves it.

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