Entries by ChrisS

Recipe: Easy Fridge Dill Pickles

Reprinted from the San Antonio Express News Dill pickles can be ready in less than a day with a simple recipe that involves pickling cucumbers, dill and white vinegar. Makes 12 servings 8-10 smaller, firm pickling cucumbers 3 teaspoons kosher or pickling salt 2 tablespoons chopped dill ¾ cup white vinegar Instructions: Slice cucumbers approximately ¼-inch […]

Stuffing with White Castle or Krystal burgers? Yes, it’s a thing.

BY JEFF CLARK   –   Sun Herald jclark@sunherald.com NOVEMBER 22, 2017 11:16 AM And the debate rolls on — stuffing or cornbread dressing? Chicken and dressing or oyster dressing? Oyster dressing with rice or cracker? Common sense or a stuffing made out of little hamburgers? The hamburger chain White Castle has introduced a stuffing just in time for Thanksgiving. It […]

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 […]