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The Ranch Kitchen · 3M ago

Bread and Butter Pickles

This summer I've really enjoyed playing with a few new recipes with seasonal vegetables we've grown and bought from Farmer's Markets.  Today I used locally grown pickling cucumbers to make s...
The Ranch Kitchen · 4M ago

Last of the Garden & Confetti Pasta

It's hot in Texas finally.  After a mild summer with tons of rain and low temperatures, the humidity and heat has set in.  Our garden that produced so well for us this year is now on it's la...
The Ranch Kitchen · 4M ago

2017 Jr. National Hereford Expo in Kentucky

Jr. National Hereford Expo backdrop for Kentucky was breathtaking! Their  derby theme was carried throughout the entire show.A whirlwind of a week has come to an end and as we drive the 11-h...
The Ranch Kitchen · 4M ago

#FFAProud - 2017 Texas FFA Convention

Summer time has been in full swing at my house. This past week, I was able to be at the Texas FFA State Convention with my youngest daughter Audrey in Corpus Christi. This event culminates T...
The Ranch Kitchen · 5M ago

Happy Father's Day to my two favorite dads!

This morning thinking of Father's Day, I got a little sentimental. Seeing all the early morning post about each person's husband, dad and grandparent got me thinking about how lucky we all a...
The Ranch Kitchen · 6M ago

The Ranch Kitchen's Recipes From the Garden

This year in Texas, we've had a very early spring and therefore our garden is producing earlier than usual. No complaints from our family and friends though, as my husband Scott's garden kee...
The Ranch Kitchen · 6M ago

Summer Vacation Favorites

One of my families favorite holidays is Memorial Day each year.  It's a holiday in the US that honors our veterans who gave all for our country.  Being the granddaughter of a veteran makes t...
The Ranch Kitchen · 7M ago

Strawberry, Strawberries!

Strawberries are at their sweetest right now.  At local farms you can also pick your very own. It's a sweet tradition in our family to do this at least once each year. Strawberry Angel Food ...
The Ranch Kitchen · 8M ago

2015 Memorial Day Weekend at the Texas Coast

My daughter Bethany put it best when she described our weekend at the Texas coast to friends before she made the long journey from Lubbock.  She said, "We will be with dear friends where I c...
The Ranch Kitchen · 9M ago

Cheers for National Margarita Day!

It's A Margarita Kind of Day! Yes! It's National Margarita Day! Who says you have to wait for just one day to relax on your back porch with this south of the border cocktail?  In Texas, it's...