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Strawberry Milkshake

My strawberries have not only come in but a few are starting to get ripe.Seeing their bright red coats wrapped in a shawl of greenery got me thinking about my absolute love for strawberry milkshakes.Understand…

Life without the printed word

“Like many industries, newspapers face serious challenges,” says Mike Luckovich, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “But it’s important to remember the millions of Americans who still love and rely…

Derby Party 2009

Another wonderful party to celebrate the “Run for the Roses” and to benefit Lamar Arts.

Chicken and Cheese Tostadas

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo it seems appropriate to fix a rather authentic Mexican dish. It only takes 20 minutes to prepare and make this dish and it serves 6. Best served with a…

BBQ & Blues Winners (the official scores)

Thanks to Amanda Rose at the Chamber of Commerce we are able to post the winners and scores from this past weekends festival. Included are 4 categories – chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket. Awards were…

Chicken and Cashews in Lettuce Cups

It’s warm outside. The garden is growing.Let’s make something cool and crisp.INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce3 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons canola oil1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces pepper2 cloves garlic, finely…

Before the concert begins

The Ritz Park ampitheatre was the setting for Saturday night’s rockin’ concert.

BBQ & Blues stage welcomes Southwind

A progressive Southern rock band comprised largely of Lamar County High School guys, Southwind opened the music portion of the festival. Click to watch the full video.

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