Entries by ChrisS

Top 5 Heirloom Pepper Varieties for Pepper Lovers to Grow

Carson City, NV, November 18, 2017 – The pepper is among one of the most beloved crops in the whole world. They are found not just in grocery stores and local markets but in many backyard gardens as well. The fact that more gardeners are now growing them right at home is proof to the immense […]

New Braunfels Business Education Partnership Committee Seeking Books

The Business Education Partnership Committee is looking for gently used or new books to help fill the Kits for Kids.  These books get distributed to households throughout New Braunfels and Comal County to help assist in getting reading materials to young readers in households where they may not otherwise be available. We are looking for […]

Recipe: Jalapeño cornbread with honey butter

The Thanksgiving classic with added spice By Olivia Potts   –   The Spectator Cornbread has become synonymous with traditional American fare, and is one of the few foods that spans both northern and southern American cooking; it sits on the table of virtually every Thanksgiving table in the country. But the use of corn in Native American […]

Pickle Festival returns to Rosendale Nov. 19

by Frances Marion Platt   –   HV1 It may seem hard to believe, if you haven’t actually been the one doing all the work, that the Rosendale International Pickle Festival has been around for two decades now. It was founded by local garden center proprietor (and now town historian) Bill Brooks, his wife Cathy and their friend […]

Turkey Cigars with Jalapeno Pesto

By MICHAEL SYMON   –   ABC.com INGREDIENTS FOR THE TURKEY CIGARS: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground turkey 1 small onions (peeled, minced) 2 garlic cloves (peeled, minced) 1/3 cup dried cranberries (roughly chopped) 1/2 cup pine nuts (toasted) 1/2 cup goat cheese (crumbled) 1/4 cup parsley leaves (finely chopped) 6 Phyllo dough sheets 8 tablespoons […]

Pickle-Brined Turkey

Article reprinted from Today.com COOK TIME: 4 hours PREP TIME: 60 minutes Change up your usual Thanksgiving turkey routine. Using pickle juice in brine adds loads of flavor and guarantees a tender and juicy turkey. Swap options: The weight of kosher salt varies by brand. If you prefer to use iodized table salt or fine sea […]

It’s chili-cooking season again

By Mike Pound –  The Joplin Globe I don’t measure when I make chili. Never have, never will. I come from a long line of no-measure chili cooks. Well, I guess it wasn’t a long line, mainly just my dad and my grandmother, but it was a line. So to be technical, let’s say that I come […]

Japanese pickles are the key to getting kids to eat greens, Danish gastrophysicist says

BY IMOGEN PULLAN   –   The Japan Times LONDON – A prominent Danish gastrophysicist has made a bold claim: He believes he can get children to not only eat broccoli but enjoy it too. Having spent the last decade researching and writing on Japanese cuisine, professor Ole G. Mouritsen has turned his attention to tsukemono (Japanese pickles), and believes they […]

Pickles Pair Perfect With Long Workouts and Races

by Marjorie Korn   –   Men’s Journal Ask any endurance athlete his beef with sports nutrition products and he’ll tell you they tend to be sickly sweet. Citrusy drinks, chocolate goo, and fruity beans are tolerable for the first dozen miles but can turn revolting in the final stretch—just when you need energy to power through the […]