English Muffins

English Muffins are soft pillowy round morsels of absolute heaven. This is such an easy recipe you will be making them on a weekly basis!

We love making bread, there’s nothing like homemade loaves that fill the house with the best aroma! Whether you are making Parker House Rolls, Naan, or Texas Rolls, your family is going to love it!

Toasted english muffins on a cooling rack with butter and jam.

Incredible English Muffins

English muffins are the best! They have these incredible nooks and crannies that are perfect for holding your favorite toppings. The pockets are definitely the best part. Toasted to perfection then smothered in butter, it makes for the best addition to your breakfast, or snack routine. These are so simple and easy you are going to wonder why you haven’t tried them before. And trust me y/’our family is going to think you are a superhero for making English muffins at home!

English muffins are not muffins … Read more

Blue Bell’s corporate attorneys sign in for witness duty in criminal case against retired president

Attorneys Douglas A. Felman and David I. Sharfstein will be representing Blue Bell Creameries L.P. in a jury trial for former Blue Bell Creameries executive Paul Kruse unless they manage to get a subpoena quashed. Until that happens, however, Blue Bell’s in-house counsel, Felman, and outside counsel, Sharfsteo, from the law offices Hogan Lovells US LLP are all signed in with the court to participate.

Felman and Sharfstein are “attorneys for the non-party witness” Blue Bel l Creameries LP. They’ve filed a motion to quash the subpoena in Western District Court in Austin. The judge has signed the Blue Bell attorneys into his court, but he has not yet ruled on their motion to quash.

The Blue Bell attorneys want to quash the subpoena which was filed by former Blue Bell President Paul Kruse. He is charged with felony conspiracy and fraud counts associated with the four-state listeria outbreak linked … Read more

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From the Editor: Everything you missed in food news last week

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Last week the New York Times podcast The Daily published an episode all about the struggles of pandemic parenting, including recordings from the parenting section’s open phone line where they asked readers to share what it’s really been like to raise children over this last year. It’s … a lot, and I 100 percent wept as I listened to it at 4:30 am the other day (when I woke up for the day because my kid wouldn’t go back to sleep).

That has nothing to do with food, but it did inspire me to actually pay attention to Mother’s … Read more

Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie is creamy, refreshing, and the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth! It tastes just like a milkshake, but more nutritious!

Smoothies make a great quick breakfast! Pair them with Cinnamon Rolls, German Pancake, or Breakfast Casserole for a breakfast worth waking up for.

Strawberry smoothie in a glass mason jar with a metal straw.

Perfect Strawberry Smoothie

Keeping it simple is almost always best, and this strawberry smoothie is as simple as they come. With just four ingredients, it comes together quickly and is bursting with strawberry flavor. Sweet, luscious strawberries, and nothing else. It does not get much better than this. And that color! Do me a favor and make sure you have something clear to pour this smoothie into, so you can show off that beautiful shade of pink. The pretty color appeals to kids and adults of all ages, meaning it will disappear fast!

Strawberry smoothies are a delicious way to get your vitamins and … Read more

Federal court in Wyoming asked to block RFID technology

Livestock producers represented by the Billings, MT cattlemen’s group known as R-CALF say they have a  “right” to use “traditional low-cost methods related to animal identification and traceability.” 

But USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) with growing support from such industry leaders as Tyson Foods wants to soon require “radio frequency identification (RFID) ear tags for tracking animals in the United States.

The new technology — replacing everything back to the branding iron—is needed in the world where quick tracking during outbreaks of animal disease is critical to limiting the economic harm that’s possible.

R-CALF, represented by the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a legal nonprofit, is trying to hold the line against an RFID mandate in U.S. District Court for Wyoming.  In its most recent filing, NCLA contends there is legal significance in the status of two USDA advisory committees-  the “Cattle Traceability Working Group”  and the “Producer Traceability … Read more