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Desserts

//Desserts

Sweet treats that make impressive desserts.

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 fruits and berries later in [...]

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. It was time consuming and [...]

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 Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. [...]

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. [...]