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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 [...]

Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms

By Kelly Bogard Entertaining is one of my favorite activities, which is great since I love to cook and visit with family and friends. Tasty appetizers are an important piece of the entertainment puzzle, and I'm always looking for a new recipe or way to elevate every party with a new [...]

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

By Kelly Bogard Fall is here! Well, at least that's what the calendar says. I know I'm ready for cooler temperatures and savory meals. Because as it starts to cool off, I like to spend more time in the kitchen. But with evening practices, Friday night lights and all the other [...]

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake

By Kelly Bogard Here in Texas, we have some pretty unique soil. The size and terrain of our state makes it an excellent place to grow a variety of crops. Although each area of the Lone Star State is known for growing something different, most areas are able to grow multiple [...]

Fried Okra Pods

By Kelly Bogard I think it's safe to say that most Southerners know their okra. It's a main dish. Or side dish. And there's so many ways to make 'em! Like pickled, boiled or grilled. But I like my okra fried. Okra grows well across much of Texas--in fields and backyard [...]

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 [...]

Steak Fingers

By Kelly Bogard On Sunday afternoon, people will flock to Fair Park for the Big Tex Choice Awards. Chefs and foodies from all over the great state of Texas are vying for the coveted honor of being a "Big Tex" winner. And as in many years past, most of the [...]

Overnight Waffles

By Kelly Bogard We all knew it would happen. Summer is coming to a close, and it's time for the kiddos to take on another year of school. Backpacks are filled with school supplies. New shoes are tied. And Texas-sized appetites are waiting in the morning. As we prep for [...]