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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.

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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.

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In “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Alice spies a cake with “Eat Me” spelled out in currants. If there was ever a dessert that was its own “Eat Me” message, no words needed, it’s a pie topped with clouds of billowing meringue.

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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…

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Homemade ice cream is a delicious treat that people can make at home and enjoy themselves with different tips and tricks on making ice cream and how to store ice cream to keep it fresher.

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While it’s fun to take guests out to our area’s wide variety of restaurants, having a few things on hand for impromptu meals can make for a smoother visit.

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Cherry tomatoes have often been regarded as a pallid stand-in for their bigger counterparts, relegated to the salad bar and appreciated more for their pop of color than their taste.

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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…

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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.