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Pecan Brookies

By Kelly Bogard One of the biggest debates: Cookies or brownies? I'm team brownie, but my daughter is all about the cookies. But as long as they have pecans in them, both brownies and cookies will be eaten in my house before anyone notices what they are! Pecans are a [...]

Tailgating: A Texas tradition

By Haley Herzog If there’s one thing Texas takes more seriously than its beef, it’s football. Texas not only has some of the best teams and fans in the nation, but it exceeds all expectations when it comes to tailgates. Go big or go home—that’s the mantra here. There are [...]

Loaded Fries

By Kelly Bogard Football is here! From Friday night lights to Sunday tailgates, it's time to cheer on the boys of fall. Like many homes in Texas, our fall weekends are filled with family, football and fun. And when you need to feed a crowd with an appetite, you better [...]

By | September 7, 2018|Categories: Appetizers, Featured, Recipes, Texas Agriculture, Vegetables|Tags: , , , |

Pecan Crusted Lamb Chops

By Kelly Bogard As I get older, I notice my palate is changing. Long gone are the days of chicken nuggets, mac & cheese or a PB&J sandwich for supper. Not that I don't still enjoy those things sometimes, but I prefer to have meals with more complex flavors that [...]

Peach Crumble Pie

By Kelly Bogard Sometimes life surprises you. Sometimes it's pleasant and others not so much. So when I walked into the grocery store earlier this week, I didn't realize I was in for such a good surprise. Big, juicy, sweet smelling Texas peaches from the Hill Country. These are perfect [...]

Egg Bites

By Kelly Bogard Summer is over. School is starting. And we all have to get back into a morning routine. That includes a tasty, filling breakfast for our kiddos. But it still needs to be a quick meal. Because, let's face it, we're usually rushing in the mornings at my [...]

S’mores Cookie Bars

By Kelly Bogard Camping is a popular pastime during the Texas summer. We have so many neat places to see and visit. Lakes to fish and swim in. Trails to hike and explore. And of course, just the opportunity to get out in nature and relax. Another great thing about [...]

By | August 10, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Featured, Kid-Friendly Meals, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Join the Club

By Haley Herzog What can be served cold or hot and is stacked with layers of Texas-grown foods? Ah yes, the sandwich. It can be savory or sweet. Hearty or light. Crispy, juicy and everything in between. August is National Sandwich Month and what better way to celebrate than taking [...]

Watermelon Fruit Leather

By Kelly Bogard Nothing makes a hot day better than a cold slice of watermelon. And it's a treat enjoyed by all ages here in Texas. The only drawback is watermelon can be messy to eat. But I have a recipe to enjoy the flavor without all the mess. For Watermelon [...]

Back-to-school shopping showcases Texas agriculture

By Justin Walker Crayons, paper, erasers…oh my! It’s back-to-school time and that means school supplies. For teachers and students. Did you know Texas agriculture is the source of many school supplies? Take East Texas timber growers. With their help, schools and classrooms will be filled with textbooks, notebooks, loose-leaf paper, [...]