Athletes are turning to pickle juice to prevent cramps, but how does it work?

CBS NEWS Many athletes rely on brands like Gatorade or Powerade to help with hydration and recovery, but a growing number are now turning to something tangy from a very different section of the supermarket: pickle juice, right out of the jar. Some athletes from high school to college to pro swear by it and […]

The world’s hottest chili pepper is so hot, it may be the last thing you eat — yes, really

By Alex Thomas  –  Rare Everybody has that one friend who can’t get enough of the heat on his food. He soaks his wings in some ungodly concoction that’s hotter-than-hell and downs jalapenos with ghost peppers like they’re breath mints. But, even those with an iron lining in their stomach will want to steer clear of the […]

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 […]

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 […]