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The Fort Bend Fork 07/23/14

Karl’s 503 FM 359, Suite 118 Richmond, TX 77406 Cuisine: American/European Karl’s is back and in a new location. On an end-cap of a strip center just north of 90A, this place is smaller and more casual than his original restaurant. The interior décor was considerably simple, with nothing on the windows, neutral paint on […]

The Afterburner 07/16/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Legacy – It has been just over a year since Beverly Carter embarked on her final journey. Beginning with her days as a teacher at Alief High School, followed by her bold and often brash journey into the newspaper business in then rural Fort Bend County she was a woman who gave […]

The Fort Bend Fork 07/16/14

With the heat of summer squelching our appetites or the beckoning call to keep it light and healthy, here is a quick and easy recipe for your favorite lettuce wraps. Crispy chicken lettuce wraps • 2 Tbsp. canola oil • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into ½-inch pieces • 8 oz. crimini mushrooms, chopped • 1 […]

The Afterburner 07/09/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Justice?   The dictionary defines Justice as: “The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law.”  With that definition in mind we will be very closely watching the proceedings involving a sitting judge.  This particular attorney/now judge had a history with Ms. Carter […]

The Fort Bend Fork 07/09/14

I always look forward to July because that means it’s blueberry season, when they are at their peak and usually on sale.  Full of anti-oxidants, these delectable berries can be used in variety of ways.  Here is a light dessert sure to deliver a burst of flavor in every bite. Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake CAKE […]

Farmers Market at Imperial – a smorgasbord of good times in Sugar Land

Photo courtesy of Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Fresh from the field produce and specialty treats in mason jars helped attract this couple to the vendor with them at the Farmers Market at Imperial. 

Where on a Saturday can you experience visiting with neighbors and have the luxury of having your kids with you, who can benefit from some valuable lessons; combine that with some fun shopping, taste some beer, perhaps; sample foods, buy some fresh baked bread and other specialty signature treats to take home while you enjoy […]

The Afterburner

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Who says you only get to vote once – Monday night a meeting at the GOP Headquarters was an interesting insight into grassroots politics. With the death of sitting Justice of the Peace Jim Richard and his wife’s place on the upcoming November ballot for another elected position, a replacement candidate had […]

The Fort Bend Fork 07/02/14

Tierra del Fuego 2110 Town Square Place Sugar Land, TX 77479 This is a new restaurant in Sugar Land Town Square that is well worth trying. It serves authentic Argentinian food and offers live dancing, music, and artists on Friday and Saturday nights. The restaurant is well appointed in true Argentinian style and architecture. It […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/28/14

Summertime brings visions of palm trees, breezes, and exotic tropical beverages. The smell of coconut scented sun tan oil often tantalizes the taste buds for anything coconut. Here are a couple of recipes that are guaranteed to put you in coconut heaven! Mounds Cake This is one of the BEST cakes I have tasted. If […]

The Afterburner 06/25/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required – déjà vu – Again this week Richmond police officers are serving the public without fanfare, not seeking attention and not wanting credit for doing what they do…just serving the public.  Kudos to Officer Morales for saving a lady who was sitting on the railroad tracks waiting on a […]

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