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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, pencils, rulers and more. Make [...]

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 Granitas? They both sound delicious, [...]

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 up. And we always packed [...]

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 in a dish. And it's [...]

Pea Salad

By Kelly Bogard Happy Mother's Day, ladies. Whether you are a future mother, mother, grandmother, great grandmother or any other lady out there taking on a role of nurturing and protecting, this is for you. Mothers wear many hats, and one of my favorite ones is making sure I'm providing good meals for my family. [...]