Cooking with Kate

Cooking with Kate: Back to School

With the summer heat ramping up the past few weeks, it is hard to believe that the new school year is just around the corner! Turn the back to school blues into back to school bliss with these simple tips to make busy school days stress free. Encourage lunch planning. Create a template with your child's name, day of the week, and meal. Complete this every Sunday night before the next week and encourage input from your kids! This also allows for your kids to help pack and prepare meals.Invest in compartmentalized to-go containers.

Cooking With Kate at Trout Primary School

Kate Rudasill, our 1921 Catering by Brookshire Brothers Coodinator, recently volunteered with Junior Acheivement in one of the classrooms at Trout Primary school in Lufkin, Texas. Kate volunteered in Lisa Busbice’s classroom where she taught the students about the work world and how to communicate with people in different professions.

Cooking with Kate: Easter Potluck Recipes

It’s finally springtime and Easter is right around the corner! Both are wonderful reasons to round up friends and family for a potluck lunch. One of my favorite potluck dishes? Deviled eggs! What I don’t love? Peeling the boiled eggs to make deviled eggs! Here are some tips for foolproof peeling: Use “aged” eggs! ...

Cooking with Kate: Game-Day Dips

The biggest game in football is coming up soon on Sunday, February 3. Whether you watch the game for the sport, the halftime show, or mute the game and just watch the commercials—one thing that makes a great watch party is the food! These two party-perfect dips will keep your game-day guests coming back for more.

Cooking With Kate: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in North America – beginning with the Spanish colonial settlement of St. Augustine, Florida in 1565 and continuing through the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s with the Spanish colonization of Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and the founding of San Francisco in California. As a result, Hispanic and Latino cuisine has heavily influenced American dishes for hundreds of years.