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Holiday Treats

//Holiday Treats

Treat your family and friends to a special holiday dish.

Brisket Recipes

Texas brisket. It's a little slice of heaven. All you need is one bite and you're hooked. That’s why we have several brisket recipes to share with you. They taste great any day of the year and even better on National Brisket Day. Smoked Brisket Man the pit. Smoke the meat. Go ahead and indulge in [...]

Jalapeño Jelly and Candied Jalapeños

By Kelly Bogard A Texan menu for the holiday season is not your typical Christmas fair. Don't get me wrong. We all still love our green bean casserole and cornbread dressing. But we reserve those foods for Thanksgiving. At Christmas, we eat Mexican food. From fajitas to tamales, there is a little bit of everything. [...]

Peppermint Cupcakes

By Kelly Bogard It's funny how the time of year can make you want certain flavors. I noticed that I have a flavor for every season. For spring, I like something bright such as lemon. And during the summer, I go for a classic vanilla flavor like in ice cream. In the fall, I can't get [...]

Pecan Pie

By Kelly Bogard Get out your stretchy pants! Thanksgiving dinner will be ready on Thursday. And there are so many tasty foods that make up a Thanksgiving meal. Family and friends are the most important on this day of thanks for the bountiful harvest. But next comes the food. Everything you can imagine ends up [...]

Peanut Butter Cups

By Kelly Bogard Some things are just better together. Spaghetti and meatballs, chili and cornbread, and green beans and bacon just to name a few. But peanut butter pairs well with so many foods, and it's tasty by itself! I wanted to do something special for National Peanut Butter Lover's Month. It was really hard to [...]