Finding balance during the coming holiday season

Time flies when you get way too busy. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Boeuf Bourguignon

Hearty meals are best on cold nights, when food can provide a warming effect after coming in from the cold outdoors. This recipe for “Boeuf Bourguignon” from Jill Lightner’s “Edible…

Holiday spread: Tulsa World staff shares Thanksgiving recipes

Let’s face it, every family’s Thanksgiving menu looks pretty much the same every year. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Thanksgiving turkey can be as simple as rub and roast

Just rub the bird with oil, this simple dried seasoning blend and roast it: What you get is a nicely browned turkey and pan juices that are flavorful enough to…

Slow Cooker Spiced-Cranberry Pork

The holiday season is rife with tradition. Family and friends often gather together around the dining room table to share conversation, memories and good food, making the holidays a special…

We'll take this easy sweet potato pie over pumpkin, thank you

A press-in, gluten-free crust, a lightly seasoned filling and the option of a crunchy, ginger topping are just a few of the reasons you might like this very easy pie. …

The right stuff for veggie fans on T-Day

Thanksgiving brings out the squash-stuffer in me — and in plenty of other cooks who welcome plant-based eaters (or just plain vegetable lovers) to the table. Last year, I filled…

Celebrate cranberries' true tartness in this no-cook relish

This no-cook relish lends a beautiful color and interesting textures to the turkey plate. It’s great for sandwiches, too. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Instead of Thanksgiving pie, serve tarts or parfaits

If you’re looking for something a little different to serve for dessert at Thanksgiving, here are two ways to go that offer a lot of adaptability. The first involves only…

Restaurant Monitor: Nov. 14

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

Mashed potato casserole keeps classic tastes with creamy addition

Every year when November rolls around, I find myself reminiscing of Thanksgivings at home. Not my grown-up home — the childhood one. The funny thing is, I remember more about…

Cheddar Beef Enchiladas

Getting children to try new foods is not always easy. Kids have a tendency to be picky when it comes to the foods they eat, and many youngsters are reluctant…

Winter squash: What to know before serving these seasonal stars

Fall is here, with its delicious foods and flavors. Cinnamon, apple varieties, Brussels sprouts, beets, potatoes, turnips and parsnips will be abundant on tables and trending in recipes. And the…

Lund: Peanut butter can help create a snack for hangry children

November is Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month and that includes me! I can’t remember a time that peanut butter hasn’t been a food staple in my life. From the time I…

Smoked Turkey Panini with Simple Cranberry Sauce

Panini, sandwiches traditionally cooked in a ridged press, are hard to get wrong_but also surprisingly hard to get just right. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Megan Montgomery named Bryan Noon Lions Club student of the month

The Bryan Noon Lions Club has selected Megan Montgomery as the Student of the Month. Megan is a senior photography student at Bryan High School who was nominated by her…

Elliott's efforts in Freeman case honored by DPS

Retired Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Kenny Elliott recently received the Texas Department of Public Safety Director’s Award in recognition of his dedication over a period of 25 years during…

RAY'S PIX: Two Dietrich-von Sternberg offerings on tap this week

This week we’re featuring the final two (of seven) film collaborations between Dietrich and director Josef von Sternberg. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Brenham High senior Zeb McCorkle defends Java title

For the third year in a row, Brenham High School senior Zeb McCorkle won the Java competition at the annual Texas State University IT Symposium. The competition involved solving coding…

TEXAS READS: Book honors 'Liberators' of WWII concentration camps

More than 300 Texans were among the troops who helped liberate the Nazi concentration camps at the end of World War II, and they’re listed in a remarkable book, The…