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The Fort Bend Foodie 12/11/13

‘Tis the season to be baking…and shopping, and wrapping, and decorating, and everything else associated with celebrating the holidays. Here is a simple and delicious candy recipe that can be thrown together quickly. Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark  • 2 sticks butter • 1-cup light brown sugar • ¾ bag pretzels • 12 oz. bag chocolate […]

I’m Sick and Tired… 12/11/13

Response to publisher’s Sick and Tired column Mr. Fredrickson read Mr. Bolt’s (sic) letter but obviously did not hear anything that he (Bolt) (sic)  said. It took just a few short words to describe the president as a leftist, an extremist, and a lier (sic) just a community organizer from a state where previous governors are […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 12/04/13

Hoggs-N-Chicks 8817 Hwy. 6 South, Suite 900 Missouri City, TX 77459 Cuisine: American Grill with a fine food twist The title on the menu describes this place perfectly as “A Fine Food Shack.”  Owned by the same people who own Aura Restaurant, the gourmet influence is apparent in the menu.  A casual walk-in place where […]

The Afterburner 12/04/13

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Fort Bend County has been hailed as the top of a lot of things for a lot of years. For as long as any newcomer can remember Fort Bend County has been in the top tier of fastest growing counties in America for at least the last 20 years. Fort Bend County […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 11/27/13

Well folks, Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s the time of year when we think about tried and true family recipes; the dish that everybody requests year after year because it is so good! The most requested side dish in my family is, hands down, my mom’s Yam Bake. What makes it so scrumptious is the […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 11/20/13

For those of you who are planning a small intimate Thanksgiving feast for just two or three, or simply don’t want a lot of leftovers, here is a Betty Crocker recipe worth trying. Rosemary Orange Roasted Turkey Breast • 1 bone-in whole turkey breast (5 to 7 lbs) • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 2 […]

The Afterburner 11/20/13

Social media or anti-Social media? By LeaAnne Klentzman  It began with the World Wide Web, which morphed to the hip and groovy www. Then came followed by .org, .net, .tv, .biz….. it seems to be endless. Social Media has become such an integral part of our lives that many forget that everyone around them […]

I’m Sick and Tired… 11/20/13

…of Kool-Aid drinkers that continue to defend the indefensible… This extremist president lied to get elected and continues to lie to this day. Remember when he said he would enact a healthcare bill that would lower the average annual family health care bill by $2,500. Instead, the average annual health insurance policy is going to […]

The Afterburner 11/13/13

By LeaAnne Klentzman   Chickens coming home to roost … Just three short weeks ago, right here in this column mental health services, or the lack thereof, was discussed.  Right here we told you there was a looming crisis.  Right here we touched on the Crisis Intervention Unit lauded by Commissioners and a couple of […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 11/13/13

Los Gallitos Mexican Cafe 3385 S. Hwy. 6 Sugar Land, TX 77478 Cuisine:  Tex-Mex With so many Mexican food restaurants around and having heard nothing about this place, I was curious how it compared.  Located where the old Tortuga’s use to be. The place was not noisy and was pleasant for visiting.  I was delighted […]

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