This vegetable curry has bold flavors to keep everyone happy

Vegetable curries are a great hearty choice for a vegetarian meal. Filled with bold flavors and a good variety of vegetables, they can be healthy, satisfying, and delicious -as long…

The perfect rich, meaty ragu achieved with baby back ribs

Ragu can be made from any meat or combination of meats, but the earthiness of a pure pork ragu is undeniably attractive – and great comfort food. Source: The Eagle…

AgriLife Extension, Harlandale ISD join forces to ‘Walk Across Texas’

SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 youth and adults braved the wet and cold to participate in the recent Walk Across Texas health and wellness family event kickoff at the…

Christmas Task Force delivers gifts and more

Members of the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office’s Christmas Task Force delivered gifts, household necessities and meals to three area families on Christmas Eve. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Brenham Elementary launches BEST Boys Club

Last month, Brenham Elementary School launched the BEST Boys Club. BEST stands for Boys Exhibiting Superior Traits. The program allows teachers to nominate fourth-grade boys to participate in activities designed…

Tiramisu

Romantic sentiments are expressed in many ways come Valentine’s Day. Gifts may include sparkling jewels or personalized prose, but a homemade dessert from the kitchen can win over some hearts…

Ghee has been an Indian staple for millennia. Now the rest of the world is catching on.

The very first solid food my mother fed me as a baby in our southern India household was mashed-up rice mixed with a little ghee. This set the stage for…

Skip the boxed mac and cheese and make your own at home

Macaroni and cheese has always been on my “must-explore” list. It’s just eaten too often in this country for us to ignore it. Kids in particular say yes to macaroni…

Rethinking Chicken Florentine with clearer, brighter flavors

Chicken Florentine is a buffet-line favorite featuring chicken breast and spinach in a mild cream-and-Parmesan sauce – sometimes stuffed inside, sometimes stacked on top. All of these components are good,…

Peanut blossom cookies with a more robust peanut flavor

Peanut blossom cookies first gained notoriety at the 1957 Pillsbury Bake-Off. They’re simply a peanut butter cookie topped with a Hershey’s Kiss. We started with the original recipe and made…

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Eighteen new volunteers join Master Wellness Volunteer program in San Antonio

Master Wellness Volunteers from the recent training in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extensio0n Service photo) Attendees receive training to provide community health, wellness outreach SAN ANTONIO – The Texas…

All hail oat milk, the alternative to dairy that's cheap and easy to make at home

Sometime between refusing to take the cartons of milk at elementary school lunch and sipping on dairy-rich, boozy beverages, I developed a lactose aversion. It’s not an intolerance – some…

The first step in making good sweet potato toast: Accept that it's not bread.

They’ve been all over Instagram for a couple years now: Bright orange planks topped with avocado (of course), or some combination of spread, fruit, vegetable, egg, nuts and more. The…

Fish and Sweet Potato Soup

Winter weather can be relentless and make it challenging to stay warm and dry. After a session of shoveling snow or braving the great outdoors, a meal that can quickly…

Higher Education: Feb. 3

• Elizabeth Adcock of Bryan graduated magna cum laude from West Virginia University on Dec. 15, with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation. Adcock is a 2014 graduate of Bryan…

RAY'S PIX: Watch Robert Donat's Oscar-winning performance in 'Good-Bye, Mr. Chips'

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

State lawmakers aim to lock in funding for Texas parks, historic sites

Balmorhea State Park in Toyahvale and other Texas state parks have an estimated $781 million in deferred maintenance needs. In 2017, nearly 10 million people visited Texas’ 95 state parks…

Consol, CSHS musicians chosen for Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band

Six musicians from A&M Consolidated High School and College Station High School were recently selected to perform with Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle