Boring burgers no more: make grilling gourmet
Put a new spin on the traditional burger
From the backyard barbecue to the tables of some of the finest restaurants across the country, the burger is a “hot” item on menus and at mealtime.
This season, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts instructors are putting a new spin on the traditional burger. Grilling up a burger doesn’t have to be limited to lettuce and tomato any more. Full Story
Greek yogurt: a healthy alternative
Food has gained support of fitness gurus
Health trends often come and go. What’s healthy today might be considered detrimental tomorrow. And foods that are widely viewed as unhealthy today could very well be seen as beneficial down the road.
One food that has increasingly gained the support of fitness gurus and medical professionals alike is Greek yogurt. Full Story
Certain foods may trigger migraines
Headaches remain a mystery to sufferers and professionals alike
Ma ny fac tors, includ ing food, can contribute to the onset of migraine headaches.
However, migraine headaches remain a myster y to migraine sufferers and medical professionals alike.
Researchers have studied t he ef fect of foods on t he genesis of a migraine, and some foods have proven to be repeat offenders when it comes to triggering the headaches. Full Story
Katherine Bedrich (seated in chair) of the El Camino Real chapter of Master Gardeners taught students about observing the environment in order to gain knowledge about the interactions of wildlife dur Full Story
Milam pecan growers place at state show
County show set for November
Milam County pecan growers had a strong showing at this years State Pecan Show. This event is the culmination of local and regional pecan shows to evaluate the best pecan in each division from across the state.
Seventeen pecan samples from six Milam County producers advanced to the State Show. Among the entries, ten placed in the top three. Results are as follows: Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Texas State fair entries due Aug. 15
Deadlines are as follows for these two shows: Aug. 15—State Fair of Texas entries must be turned in to the extension office by 5 p.m. This includes all livestock, speaking contest and judging contests. If you have any questions regarding State Fair entries, please call the extension office. Entry forms are available at the extension office, or by visiting the State Fair website. Full Story
Farmers looking for new ideas in crop irrigation as drouth continues
COLLEGE STATION – The finer points of crop irrigation drew great interest from farmers in Brazos, Burleson and Robertson counties recently at the Tri-County Crops tour held last month, according to organizers. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Local youth participate in Texas Wildlife camps
SAN ANTONIO–Collin Kostroun and Ethan Krumnow participated in the Texas Brigades summer leadership camps in June and July. They were among one hundred and thirty-eight high school students that took part in this award-winning leadership development program. Full Story
New tactic in war against cholesterol
There’s good news for those concerned about cholesterol and their health. They may have a new way to regulate their cholesterol level that doesn’t involve prescription drugs. Full Story