FRITZ FILE: Rekindle your love for preserves with tasty figs

Dear Lisa: I hope you can help me find an old recipe I clipped from a newspaper for fig preserves made with Jello. It is a really easy recipe and…

THE ANTHONY KITCHEN: Blueberry muffins will have you daydreaming

I can recall as a little girl thinking how terrible my sweet, sweet mother was for never allowing us to get the “fun” cereals at the grocery store. Ya know,…

Blueberry tartlets perfect summer dessert

Blueberries are a summer treat. Inky blue, sweet and juicy, they are a healthy snack you can pop in your mouth, fold into yogurt and bake into desserts. Source: The…

Group helps restore Kizer Cemetery

Members of the Sul Ross Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a local group of residents devoted to family genealogy, recently helped restore the long-neglected Kizer Cemetery. The cemetery…

A&M Garden Club officer wins national award

A&M Garden Club officer Johanna Roman, center, was recently honored by the American Horticultural Society with the 2017 Great American Gardeners National Award for training programs she conducts locally, and…

Bridge scores for July 16

The July 7 Star Duplicate Bridge winners were: N/S — 1. R.J. Englert and Thomas Urbanosky, 2. Joyce England and Rose Van Meter; E/W — 1. Sheryl Pace and Nick…

Rotary Club awards grants to nonprofit groups

The Bryan Rotary Club recently awarded grants totaling $10,000 to several Brazos County nonprofits, including Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity and Save Our Streets Ministry among others. Source: The Eagle…

Nursing group looking for new members

Area nurses have formed a Brazos Valley chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. The chapter promotes educational and volunteer opportunities for the community. For membership information, contact…

A&M Consolidated High School earns recognition

A&M Consolidated High School recently was honored as one of 19 Texas campuses named “2017 Schools Transforming Learning,” by the Principals’ Institute. A&M Consolidated was nominated as one of four…

Pet of the week: Tucker

Tucker is a 1-year-old Lab/pointer mix. Tucker loves to run, play and swim. He is smart and eager to please. Tucker will be a lively companion for just about anyone.…

Do the duo of prosciutto and melon one better – with salad

Do the duo of prosciutto and melon one better – with salad Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

(Ice cream) Bread or Bust: It's National Ice Cream month so celebrate by baking a loaf

July is National Ice Cream Month, and Sunday, July 16, is National Ice Cream Day, so turn on the oven and grease your loaf pans — it’s time to bake…

Restaurant Monitor for July 12

The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Cooking times vary among microwaves

Dear Lisa: I have a 1000-watt microwave. I bought several Lean Cuisines. Could you tell me how to figure the time? The recipe needs 1100 watts. Linda F. Source: The…

Melon salad offers sweet relief from summer heat

The summer holidays have passed us by and it’s goodbye Memorial Day, bon voyage 4th of July. We spent all that time equipping ourselves with ripped beach bodies, then the…

This fruit is ripe for summer snacking

A tattered copy of the Guinness Book of World Records recently surfaced, and my boys and I were reminiscing about all of the records they were certain they could break…

Bake chicken and peaches together, and they make their own sauce

An interesting thing happened on the way to delivering this recipe. It’s a one-pan dish that fuses a few spices and brown sugar with ripe peaches and that old weeknight…

Rethink your drink

I know, I know, this is the wine country. The last thing anyone around here wants to do is to rethink their drink. But maybe some of you are looking…

UNT Press offers wide range of Texas titles

The University of North Texas Press, founded 30 years ago, has published more than 300 titles and continues to turn out quality general interest and scholarly books on Texas history…