Digits

By Shirley Pirahda We listen to a classic radio station in East Texas that uses analogies like: “If you enjoyed Aunt Bee and Barney Fife, you are our type of listener.” I certainly fit that criteria; however, since March 2020 my feelings have been more along the lines...
Christmas Brunch

Christmas Brunch

Sourdough Doughnuts 3 cups flour 1 1/2 cups sourdough starter 1/3 cup sugar 6 tablespoons butter 6 tablespoons shortening 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 to 1 cup milk 1 egg Oil for cooking Glaze 4 cups powdered sugar 2 teaspoons...
Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving Blessings

Put a new spin on the traditional holiday meal by adding a bit of Texas and Southwest flair. Thanksgiving approaches quickly, but one question remains, what’s for Thanksgiving dinner? What happens when the thought of roasting another turkey and serving the same old...

School is back in session. Sundays are filled with church and football; it’s still a little hot outside and you aren’t quite ready to spend hours in the kitchen, so go easy with these one skillet meals. They are easy to make and are delicious, so impress your family...
Sourdough Journal

Sourdough Journal

Easy-to-make popovers make a great breakfast treat. After several months all those sourdough starters out there should be entering their prime, as it just gets better with age. Hopefully for most folks out there it’s been a lesson in patience. For a lot of foods,...