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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 of food safety in a [...]

5 treats to beat the summer heat

By Kelly Bogard Summer is here. Days of fun in the sun abound. But it’s Texas, and that means it’s hot. Really hot. We’re all looking for ways to cool off. A swim in the pool or the pond, a trip to the lake or a sprinkler in the yard will do the trick. But [...]

Candied Grapefruit

By Kelly Bogard Bittersweet and full of goodness. That's how I like to describe grapefruit. As a kid, I can remember eating it for breakfast. I even had a special spoon for it. And with a sprinkle of sugar, I was more than happy to sit there and section each triangle of meat from the rind. [...]

Edamame

By Kelly Bogard Each week, I strive to bring you new recipes that represent the Lone Star State. From southern favorites to Texas-grown ingredients, it's always an adventure. This week is no exception. I stepped outside my comfort zone of southern style cooking to bring you something with an Asian flare. But with a Texas [...]

Peach-Berry Smoothies

By Kelly Bogard Say goodbye to the mild summer days of June. July is here, and things are definitely heating up. Seems like I'm always working on a new way to beat the heat in the kitchen lately. And this week is no exception. This super quick recipe with fresh fruits is a great way [...]