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Broccoli Almondine

By Kelly Bogard Are you on a mission to eat a little healthier this year? I know I am. And you're probably thinking about eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, right? Me, too. But what happens when the same old recipes become boring and uninteresting? It gets tougher to get the kiddos to eat the [...]

What’s in a food label?

By Shala Watson Take a walk down the supermarket aisle. What do you see? Food labels galore! Non-GMO. Gluten-free. Organic. All natural. You name it, you can probably find it. But what do the labels really mean? Are they in our best interest or a marketing ploy to get us to spend more money on [...]

Potato Leek Soup

By Kelly Bogard Hot. Then cold. If you don't like the weather in Texas, just wait a bit. It'll change. And the cold weather struck again this week! But the cold weather has its perks. Like warm, inviting flavors coming from the kitchen. A hearty serving of some good ole' comfort food in a bowl. And [...]

‘The Farmer’ ad tells the story of agriculture

By Julie Tomascik “God bless the seeds his hands let fall. For the farmer, he must feed us all.” It’s a line from a recent Land O’ Lakes ad using Amelia E. Barr’s poem The Farmer that aired during the Cotton Bowl. It shows agriculture is a partnership—the farmer with the sky and earth, sun [...]

Spicy Bacon Cheese Ball

By Kelly Bogard 2016 has been an interesting year to say the least. And I’m sure most of us are ready for a fresh start in 2017. I know I am! And what better way to usher out the old and start new than with a party—for you and your taste buds! I’m sure you’ll [...]

Top 7 New Year’s resolutions—farmer style

By Julie Tomascik New Year’s resolutions. We all make them. And we love to break them! It’s easy to make the list, but how many of us actually stick to them? And what does a list of New Year’s resolutions look like for farmers and ranchers anyway? Here’s the top 7 items on our list… [...]