Amplify the peaches' flavor with this simple, warm dessert

It might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach, but we decided to try. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Asparagus springs forth

The lovely lavender blossoms of chives and luscious purple-green stalks of Northwest asparagus have been traditional harbingers of Spring for eons. But it doesn’t get old for me. Indeed, when…

Pins on Pinterest: Spruce up your BBQ with new grilled treats

With grills being dusted off and cleaned up gearing up for the first barbecue of the summer this Memorial Day weekend, I thought it would be fun to research some…

Burden of Proof: Come what may, here are two new cocktails to enjoy this spring

I have had a mother on every Mother’s Day I have ever celebrated. For the first time, this year, I got to celebrate Mother’s Day being married to a mother…

Steaming corn on the grill gives you the best of both worlds

The problem with many grilled corn recipes is they assume a cook’s attention is focused solely on those ears. Unless you’re just having corn for dinner, however, most backyard barbecuers…

Cool Caladiums brighten landscapes

Caladiums have brightened the shade in southern landscapes for decades. As long as they have adequate moisture, these tropical foliage plants can even tolerate the heat of a Texas summer. …

Crain graduates with honors

Taylor Crain graduated from Texas A&M University on May 11 with a bachelor of science in nutrition. She graduated in three years with summa cum laude honors. She will be…

DAR recognizes students

The Come and Take It Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized four student award recipients at their chapter meeting held April 14 at Covenant Presbyterian…

'Tremors' is fast and funny monster movie

Love old or unusual movies but never know when they’re on? Here are several I recommend: Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Keeping plants from wilting will prevent blossom-end rot

Dear Neil: Last year I had trouble with my tomato plants on my patio. The fruit turned black at their ends and were unusable. I don’t want that to happen…

This one recipe makes two of the best cookout buns around

Homemade buns change the cookout game. When I make the effort to serve grass-fed beef, artisanal sausages or even a noble carrot, I want the bun to be of the…

Mixed-berry galette makes dessert easy as pie

While I appreciate the finer details of making pastry, I leave those to the experts. When I cook at home, I want dessert to look and taste fabulous – but…

Prudence Hilburn: The best red beans and rice

Dried beans might seem too homey for some people, but our family likes them. From another standpoint, they are inexpensive, feed a lot of people and are easy to make. …

Caprese Spinach & Pasta Salad

With the warmer months upon us, all I want to do is eat fresh, green salads! Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Shake and Bake update makes the perfect no-fry pork chop

If you’ve been regularly cooking in the age of convenience, it’s possible you’ve taken part in the Shake and Bake craze. Since it was invented in 1965, moms everywhere have…

The inside story behind the 1956 film 'Giant'

Love old or unusual movies but never know when they’re on? Here are several I recommend: Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Pet Talk: Early detection of skin cancer in horses is crucial

Squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer that commonly occurs on white-skinned areas of horses, can be difficult to treat. That’s why Leslie Easterwood, a clinical assistant professor at…

See how three tweaks can transform a quesadilla

There is arguably nothing that satisfies more simply and universally than cheese melted on toasted bread, which is why there are countless variations on that theme across cultures. The accompanying…

Creamsicles in cookie form are delightfully nostalgic

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, especially in food. It makes me want to eat what I ate growing up, and it even makes me want to eat things that merely…

Make your best batch of cinnamon rolls yet

I know what I’m about to say might sound a little old-fashioned, but growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a mom, and more specifically a stay-at-home mom.…