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Peanut Butter Nuggets

By Kelly Bogard Let's talk gifts. No, I don't mean a new bike or even a video game for the kids. I'm talking about those homemade gifts you give and receive from friends and coworkers during the holiday season. I always look forward to visiting with a neighbor when dropping off [...]

Cranberry Salsa

By Kelly Bogard There are three sure-fire ways to get my attention at an hors d'oeuvre table. Number one--Food looks good. Number two--Food tastes good. That's always important! And number three--difficulty level of the recipe. It's really that simple for me. Of course, we all strive for the first two [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

By Kelly Bogard The lights are hung. The trees are being trimmed. And we are decking the halls. It's Christmas time in Texas. With the holiday decorating, comes holiday parties and holiday baking. 'Tis the season after all! I like to have a treat that most guests, young and old, [...]

Warm Butternut Squash Salad

By Kelly Bogard About this time every year, I start to stock up on butter. Not because I'm afraid of a shortage, but because I use it in a lot of my holiday cooking. But for everything I use it in, I try to find a dish to include that [...]

One Hour Rolls

By Kelly Bogard As Thanksgiving approaches, I'm starting to craft my menu. It really doesn't change much from year to year, but it helps me plan if I have it all written down. Let's see...there's the turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and gravy. Then we have sweet potatoes, mac & cheese, and [...]

Pumpkin Pie

By Kelly Bogard Pumpkins are everywhere. It's that time of year! You see them in stores, on signs and front porches, but most importantly you'll find them in kitchens. Because it's time to start thinking about Thanksgiving—the biggest food holiday of the year! Did you know that Texas is among [...]

Pecan Caramel Dip

By Kelly Bogard Do you feel the chill in the air? I believe fall has finally arrived in Central Texas and just in time for Halloween festivities. This time of year makes me think of apples. Maybe it's because of Caramel Apples or from memories of bobbing for them at Halloween parties. [...]

Roasted Broccoli

By Shala Gean Tired of the same old way of preparing broccoli? Looking for a new twist for family get togethers and weeknight meals? I have a simple, but delicious, recipe for roasted broccoli. Roasting veggies really has a way of bringing out the rich flavor and texture that you [...]

Chicken Pot Pie

By Kelly Bogard There's just something comforting about a warm meal after a long day. And when it's classic comfort food, it seems to melt the troubles of the day away. I think pies are tasty comfort food. I'll take pie or quiche loaded with meat and veggies over a [...]

Fried Ice Cream

By Kelly Bogard Let the fried food fest begin. It's fair season in Texas. From county fairs to state events like the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo here in Waco and the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, lots of food will be fried. And memories made! When I [...]