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Fried Okra Pods

By Kelly Bogard I think it's safe to say that most Southerners know their okra. It's a main dish. Or side dish. And there's so many ways to make 'em! Like pickled, boiled or grilled. But I like my okra fried. Okra grows well across much of Texas--in fields and backyard [...]

10 food safety tips for emergencies

By Kelly Bogard As seen this past week, natural disasters are unpredictable and can turn bad. Fast. From 130+ mile per hour winds to rising water, Mother Nature has been wreaking havoc on South and Southeast Texas. And while there are many families still waiting to go home, there's always thoughts [...]

Steak Fingers

By Kelly Bogard On Sunday afternoon, people will flock to Fair Park for the Big Tex Choice Awards. Chefs and foodies from all over the great state of Texas are vying for the coveted honor of being a "Big Tex" winner. And as in many years past, most of the [...]

Overnight Waffles

By Kelly Bogard We all knew it would happen. Summer is coming to a close, and it's time for the kiddos to take on another year of school. Backpacks are filled with school supplies. New shoes are tied. And Texas-sized appetites are waiting in the morning. As we prep for [...]

Peach Freezer Jam

By Kelly Bogard I love fresh fruit, and living in Texas means we have plenty of options for a few favorites all summer long. But as the harvests come to an end, it's time to make plans for the leftover fruit. Cutting down on our food waste is important. And enjoying the tasty [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Kelly Bogard Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! What a great way to start the weekend. Just thinking about them makes me smile. Chocolate Chip Cookies are a great way to put a smile on most anyone's face. And making them is a lot of fun, too. My daughter [...]

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

By Kelly Bogard There's nothing better on a Texas summer afternoon than something cold to keep the heat at bay. From a tasty milkshake to Fruit Sorbet, if it's cold, you can bet it's on my list of treats. Growing up, I remember homemade ice cream as an extra special treat. [...]

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 [...]

Smoked Brisket

By Kelly Bogard There are few foods that rival the status of chicken fried steak and enchiladas in the state of Texas. But there is one that reigns above all others with it's status. Texas barbecue. It's so iconic that Texas Monthly devotes an entire publication to it each spring. And [...]

Hot Crab Dip

By Shala Watson Summer is one of my favorite seasons, and it can also be one of the best times of the year to make seafood dishes. And the Texas Gulf Coast is home to crab that is sold throughout the state and U.S. Look for it at your local grocery store! [...]

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