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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 […]

Tassles to the left: 2014 graduation ceremonies already sweet remembrances

2014 graduates from Austin High School at Toyota Center

With cameras clicking and video rolling to capture moments intended to be remembered, proud parents looked on as each of their high school graduates on stage was presented with a diploma followed by the graduation cap tassle’s move to the left.  This was just the other day for Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD), Stafford […]

The Afterburner 06/18/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   No Facebook required- Last week I witnessed something refreshing that generally goes unnoticed. It was a Richmond Police Sergeant serving the public. She did it without fanfare. She did it with courtesy, kindness and compassion which is in stark contrast to a neighboring city that spends all it’s time trying to get […]

Fort Bend Fork 06/18/14

Soto’s Kitchen 8817 Highway 6, Ste. 200 Missouri City This small Mexican restaurant in the Sienna Plantation area was recommended by two un-related readers, each singing the praises of the margaritas and great food. On an early weekday evening we had our pick of the dozen or so tables. By the time we left, there […]

Capitalism with a cause

Spirit of new Gallery Furniture in Fort Bend With a new showroom for Gallery Furniture in the making in Fort Bend alongside the Grand Parkway, the recent groundbreaking this month leads the way to its opening, planned for near the end of the year. Just last week on June 3,Jim “Mack” McIngvale, the store’s owner […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/11/14

This recipe is irresistible to those who love chocolate and peanut butter, especially together!  The good news is it only makes 4 servings.  So the likelihood of having any left over to further tempt the weak-willed is slim.  This is a light soufflé style dessert served warm with rich molten chocolate and peanut butter oozing […]

The Afterburner 06/11/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Up for grabs – There is more gyrating going on than in an Elvis movie! Just slight weeks ago Fort Bend County lost a long time public servant; Justice of the Peace Jim Richard. He was laid to rest and shortly thereafter his wife Laura Richard was sworn in as his replacement. […]

The Afterburner 06/04/14

By LeaAnne Klentzman   My, my, my…After last week, we are buried in information requests and loading up to hunt bear with a switch when it comes to the Central Appraisal District. HOA’s, CAD’s, why is it and the alphabet soups of government operations are so impossible to deal with? On that note, it appears there […]

The Fort Bend Fork 06/04/14

Tucanos Brazilian Grill 16535 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2001, Sugar Land The restaurant was clean and quiet, the manager very cordial and accommodating. The menu described the churascaria style meats, the elaborate salad bar, dessert and beverage options. The full churascaria experience includes salad bar and meats; you can choose the salad bar only for a […]

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