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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, [...]

Fruity Fro-Yo Pops

By Kelly Bogard Oh goodness, this heat! The temperatures are climbing to near record highs around here, and the last thing I want to do is cook. I just want to find a way to stay cool! How about a big glass of Blackberry Sun Tea or maybe some Watermelon [...]

Trail Mix

By Kelly Bogard Summer is flying by! Or driving as the case might be. Many Texans are taking to the roads to explore the Lone Star State and the rest of our great nation. I remember riding in the car for many miles during the summer when I was growing [...]

Vegetable Pie

By Kelly Bogard Have you been to the farmers market lately? Or even to the grocery store? I've been to both, and they're so bright and colorful with the fresh summer vegetables. Carrots, zucchini, eggplant, oh my! The flavors and the colors of this vegetable pie recipe taste like summer [...]

Red, White & Blue Icebox Cake

By Kelly Bogard Happy birthday, America! Okay, so I'm a few days early. But since the Fourth of July is in the middle of the week, I want to make sure I have everything ready for a big celebration. As we celebrate our nation's birthday, I hope you have a [...]

Jalapeño Popper Cheesecake

By Kelly Bogard I don't know about you, but I'm a huge fan of cheesecake. I can't remember ever having one that I didn't like. And I can't think of a better time to make one either. Because it's National Dairy Month! From ice cream to grilled cheese, dairy lovers [...]

Chimichurri Topped Skirt Steak

By Kelly Bogard What could be better for dear old dad on Father's Day than a nice, juicy steak? Not much, except a juicy steak drizzled with a zesty sauce. Skirt steak is reasonably priced. And, depending on the size, you can feed up to four people on one steak! [...]

Red Pepper Hummus

By Kelly Bogard As you know, Texas farmers grow quite a few fruits, vegetables and grains in our great state. I'm sure you can name quite a few of them, but there are a few that may surprise you, too. Like Chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, they're grown in [...]

Spicy Peach Grilled Chicken

By Kelly Bogard Roadside stands are open for business, and now is a great time to get fruits and veggies that are in season during early summer. And peaches are one of those tasty finds! Peaches are one of the first things I look for when stopping at a stand. [...]