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The Galveston County Daily News : Food

December 20, 2014


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Braided Bread

If you found a recipe for something that was easy to make, adaptable for any time of day and a big hit at gatherings, you’d probably make it more than once. I came across one of those recipes thirty years ago, and after making it literally hundreds of times, people still want more.

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Potluck Party Palate
Posted: December 10, 2014

December brings many happy celebrations, whether for Christmas or Hanukkah, a year-end retirement or simply the end of the administrative calendar. Many of those occasions call for everybody to pitch in and bring a dish.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
Fallingwater Cookbook Creations
Posted: December 03, 2014

Avid cooks usually love house tours. It’s always fun to gawk at the expansive kitchen counters, artfully arranged pantries, and shiny appliances that other cooks use. Touring houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the masters of American architecture, rarely brings that satisfaction, though; Wright dismissed the kitchen as a “workspace” and allotted it as little space and attention as possible.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Turkey cooking safety tips
Posted: November 26, 2014

Turkey day is around the corner but to keep food poisoning the Centers for Disease Control has sent out tips to safely thaw and prepare Thanksgiving Day meals. 

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Turkey's sidekick steals the spotlight
Posted: November 26, 2014

Turkey will always be the star of the Thanksgiving Day production, but the supporting cast has its fans, too.

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
Tastes of Texas
Posted: November 19, 2014

From the seafood-rich Louisiana border to the cattle country of West Texas, good eating goes with the territory. Cookbook author Terry Thompson-Anderson makes the culinary journey to uncover Texas’ food treasures in a comprehensive new book, “Texas on the Table: People, Places and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State.”

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Wednesday 11/12/2014
How about them apples
Posted: November 12, 2014

There’s nothing new about the irresistible nature of apples. After all, being tempted by a tree full of shiny apples is literally the oldest story in the book.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
38th Annual Rotary Club of Galveston Chili Supper
Posted: November 05, 2014

The giant bags of onions have been delivered, and chopped into tiny bits. Hundreds of pounds of ground beef have been browned, and aromatic spices have been carefully measured and mixed. The cooks have done their job, and the chili for the 38th annual Rotary Club of Galveston chili supper is ready to serve tonight in the Ball High School cafeteria.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Pumpkin eater
Posted: October 29, 2014

Of all the gorgeous vegetables and fruits available, how did pumpkins become the one we use for fall decorating? 

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