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From the monthly archives: May 2009

Rick’s Chophouse is exactly the kind of dark mahogony, burgundy leather booth appointed restaurant that promises substantial cocktails, well tempered appetizers; cold, fresh salads; big, thick, tender steaks, and a conservative selection of sensible sides. The place delivered exactly as expected.

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The sign out front read PO Sam’s. His friends called him Po’ Sam, like the New Orleans sandwich called the po’ boy. Other folks called him just PO. As long as they went away happy after eating some barbecue with his legendary “spicy brown gravy” sauce, PO Sam was happy. And by that criterion, he was a happy man indeed.

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Missing Ingredient

On May 15, 2009 By

Spring ‘09, page 54, Double-Chocolate Fudge Cake. Quantity of ? cup unsweetened cocoa powder is missing.

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Sweet Remarks

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Thank you so much for the photos of CASA of Grayson County’s Chocolate Indulgence event. It’s great to see our guests enjoying themselves and to be able to preserve it.

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Family History

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My father was the other half of the machine gun team with Leonard Riley. He has been gone since ‘86 and never spoke much about the day to day experiences he shared. The account of Mr. Riley’s military campaigns is the only record of my dad’s war experience. I now have an opportunity to share it with my children and grandson. Thanks again for your part in remembering these heroes.

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Earth to Channel 12

On May 15, 2009 By

I wanted you to know that I loved the article about Lisanne Anderson, she is so professional and yet relaxed.

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Elephant in the Newsroom

On May 15, 2009 By

Fans of Channel 12 who have watched Lisanne for eleven years were wondering why she disappeared so suddenly and with no follow up.

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Channel 12 Bashing

On May 15, 2009 By

Channel 12 (KXII-TV) has served this community for a long time and they do not deserve the treatment you gave them in your article about Lisanne Anderson.

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I heard from an old friend recently. Herb Feemster is better known as Herb Fame, half of the Grammy Award winning singing duo, Peaches & Herb. The duo’s iconic love song, “Reunited,” reached the number one spot in April 1979 and remains one of radio’s Top 25 Most Played Love Songs of the past three decades.

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If you have guests visiting over the summer, treat them to a breakfast loaded with Texas flavor! It’s the perfect way to greet the day for guests who might not be conversant with the glories of Lone Star cuisine. Preparing this easy, quick and delicious breakfast leaves time to visit with your guests and enjoy a warm spring morning.

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