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Kristin Mcrae discovered an unknown talent when she began teaching herself to decorate cookies and cakes five years ago. Though she’d never worked in a bakery or taken cooking classes, photos posted on Pinterest and Instagram inspired her to try it out, and she hasn’t stopped since.

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Being cooped up for months because of the Covid-19 quarantine led some people to make less-than-stellar food choices. Eating out of boredom is never a good idea.

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Born May 7, 1878, F.H. Eilenberger was a German immigrant who established a successful — and still operating — bakery in Palestine, Texas. He worked at bakeries in Galveston and Fort Worth before starting this company in 1898. Originally located on the corner of John and Oak streets, the ope…

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One grand thing found in abundance in the Upper East Side of Texas is fresh, locally-grown food. 

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In 1895, 16-year-old Lyman T. Davis appeared on the Streets of Corsicana Texas, and began selling his "ranch" chili from the back of a wagon in front of the Blue Front Saloon.

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Sandy Ferrell begins her days at 1 a.m. so that her customers at Czech Please Microbakery have the freshest warm baked goodies each morning.

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Sidekick’s Restaurant in Emory is a home-cooking, family-style restaurant that makes hungry people happy. They are known for big portions, friendly service, and for serving breakfast all day. They are also known by many as having the best chicken fried steak in the region, a title that obvio…

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The Dinner Bell cooks are part of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs and along with serving meals every Wednesday to those who need a hot meal, they produced a cookbook, Feed My Sheep, a few years ago under the direction of Chef Lyndsay Caldwell. Many delicious recipes are avai…

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Hatch Chile Fest returns to the Market Square in Paris, Texas, on Saturday August 31, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Roasted chile peppers from New Mexico, mariachi music, kids games, and burger sliders are all part of the festivities.

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The 2019 San Francisco Wine Competition recently announced winners with two located in the Upper East Side of Texas. White Fox Vineyards near Murchison won Double Gold for their Red Native/Hybrid Varietals Noble Muscadine, and three Silver awards for their Strawberry, White Dry, and White Sw…