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Everyone can benefit from extra advice and ideas in the kitchen. Thanks to virtual cooking classes offered by chefs, dietitians, and other culinary connoisseurs who want to share the benefits of cooking at home, great cooking techniques and demonstrations are now widely available.

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Fine dining in Palestine, Texas, is now even more special at the Queen St Grille where guests enjoy American cuisine with sophisticated local flavor and exquisite decor. Few restaurants in the region can rival the quality of the Grille’s upscale fare and refined historic atmosphere.

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With chilly evenings on the way, it’s comforting to stay inside and cook up something warm. Instead of adding calories with high-carb snacks like cookies and brownies this fall, visit a farmers’ market for fresh squashes and root vegetables that add variety to main meals.

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Foodies can enjoy fair food favorites at this year's Taste of the Fair, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., September 24-27 and October 1-4. All other activities at the East Texas State Fair are closed this year due to COVID-19 precautions.

Popsicles are a classic summertime staple. There is nothing quite like the excitement of hearing the ice cream truck driving down the street playing that familiar jingle. Then, rushing outside to see all the mouthwatering snacks handed out of the window to eager children waiting below.

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Cinnamon Bear’s Bakery in Emory specializes in delicious handmade, fresh-baked items. Cinnamon rolls and Italian cream cake are the most popular items, but they also make cookies, fried pies, breads, and cakes.

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Hard to believe but end of July is the right time to begin preparing and planting a vegetable garden for a fall harvest. This year Mother Nature is somewhat cooperating and sending an occasional rain shower that is definitely helping. 

Summer vegetables from the garden or the farmer’s market are plentiful this time of year, but cooking and canning can be a chore. As summer temperatures rise, it’s still possible to prepare nutritious meals with local vegetables without heating up the kitchen. Here are three simple, deliciou…

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Four Winds Steakhouse offers a memorable destination dining experience in a relaxed country setting. The elegant dining room features a large fireplace and a sweeping rustic view of a large pond and mature oaks, part of the 1,000-acre ranch in Wills Point built and formerly owned by Dallas C…

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The East Texas State Fair presents "Fair Food Drive-In" from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 4-7. Vendors offer a variety of fair food to go including Funnel Cakes, Double-Decker Funnel Cakes, Jumbo Corn Dogs, Texas-Sized Turkey Legs, Loaded Nachos, Loaded Waffle Fries, Loaded Tater Tots, Volcano Fri…

Sometimes, you want a specific type of cuisine. From the recent 2019 Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest winners, we highlight below the best restaurants to satisfy cravings such as Italian food, Mexican food, vegetarian and even breakfast meals. We hope that you get a chance to go …

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With Valentines Day this week, many people are thinking of chocolates and special gifts for that special someone. County Line Magazine’s readers have chosen some great choices in the recent Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest. Here are the results in the Best Pie and Best Malt/Shake…

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County Line Magazine's annual Best of the Upper East Side of Texas readers survey this year set a record with 4,591 nominations for a growing list of gems in the region across 56 categories. Among these nominations and ultimate recognitions were numerous restaurants, drinking establishments …