Next time you eat a pecan, or an apple, or drink a glass of orange juice, remember that someone planted the tree that produced it. On Nov. 17, the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy celebrates Arbor Day and some of the area’s most dedicated tree planters at a luncheon at the Bryan Museum.
Notes in the margins, newspaper clippings used as book marks and dog-eared corners can tell an intriguing story about the book’s readers.
Some of my busiest friends were enjoying a rare bit of downtime and swapping tips on how they get dinner on the table night after night.
Chocolate chip cookies are beloved by kids, adults, bakers, non-bakers (eating the raw dough is apparently irresistible enough that Pillsbury prints a stern warning against it on their slice-and-bake cookies) and virtually anyone who has ever tried one.
A recent trip to Dallas revealed the sad truth: Summer fruit season, so good while it lasts, has come to an end. The roadside stands in north Texas selling Fairfield peaches, the latest-ripening of the Texas peaches, have all closed up and moved on.
The thrill of the grill isn’t just for beef. Fish, both local and global, also lends itself to grilling. The combination of the light, flaky texture of fish with the smoky essence of an open fire makes grilling a prime way to showcase the catch of the day, even if it was “caught” at the fish…
Where did the expression “cool as a cucumber” come from? Cucumbers aren’t inherently cooler than a squash or a tomato, but for some reason, the cold standard is a dark green, heat-loving vegetable.
The world’s oceans provide us with much more than just food and fun, as the organizers of the World Oceans Day Festival are ready to explain, but fresh seafood and a full day of activities are a huge part of the June 8 event. The festival, held at Stewart Beach in Galveston, celebrates the o…
A recent trawling expedition in the Galveston Ship Channel brought up the mini-makings of a seafood platter: there were young crabs, shrimp, squid and trout in abundance, along with a few less recognizable fish.