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The Galveston County Daily News : Food

August 1, 2014


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Crops across state bounce back with an exceptional year

You don’t need an odometer to know when you’ve driven 150 miles inland. The air gets a tiny bit drier, the terrain starts to undulate, and in the summer, the roadside pickups selling watermelons give way to fruit stands selling peaches somewhere near that mile marker.

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Wednesday 07/30/2014
League City's Penrod makes final 4 on ‘Food Network Star’
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 10:56 am

LEAGUE CITY — After she hammed it up with talk show host Rachael Ray while talking about her take on taco soup, Sarah Penrod was feeling pretty good about her chances of advancing to the next round of “Food Network Star.”

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Blogger tweaks classic recipes, turns them into cookbooks
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Seventh-generation Texan Lisa Fain adapted well to her new home in New York City.

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Wednesday 07/16/2014
Soups pack lots of fresh produce into one dish
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Kitchen duty in the summer has its advantages, especially in the wide selection of fresh produce at its peak.

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Wednesday 07/09/2014
Food Bank hosts kids recipe contest
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 10:56 pm

With school out and summer in full swing, many families are looking for fun projects for kids. Other families are looking for opportunities to involve their children in service to the community.

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Wednesday 07/02/2014
Maya Angelou’s 2 cookbooks present glimpses into life
Updated: July 03, 2014 - 11:17 pm

After Maya Angelou’s death in May, obituaries and tributes recounted her dizzying list of accomplishments.

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Wednesday 06/25/2014
Food, décor, entertainment take on island flair for Casino for a Cause
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 10:14 pm

For the party planners putting together the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County’s Casino for a Cause event, holding the fundraiser on an island is just a start.

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Wednesday 06/18/2014
Summer fruits are perfect for delicious cobblers
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 9:10 pm

One of the silver linings in the big, wet cloud we Texans know as summer heat is that the heat ripens a colorful array of summer fruit.

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Wednesday 06/11/2014
Haak Vineyards to host Swine and Wine Festival
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 3:08 pm

SANTA FE — There might be some squealing at Haak Vineyards & Winery’s upcoming Swine and Wine Festival, but it’s likely to be squeals of delight from the diners rather than protests from any nearby pigs.

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