Mary Sue Cole

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Tips for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey ... and safe leftovers

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Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole offers tips for a golden, moist Thanksgiving turkey, and for taking care of the inevitable leftovers.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri September 5, 2014

'Friend to Friend' program promoting mammograms Sept. 13

Mary Sue Cole
Credit Hunt County Agrilife Extension Service

Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole discusses the "Friend to Friend" event to promote breast-cancer screenings at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 13 at the Lone Oak Baptist Church.   At 10 a.m.,  Thursday, September 11, Agrilife Extension hosts a Kidney Smart program for people who suffer from kidney ailments.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Spring opening date for Hunt County Fair: April 25

Mary Sue Cole
Hunt County Agrilife Extension

Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole says the Hunt County Fair will start this year on April 25 and run through May 3.  In recent years, the fair has opened in June, after opening in August for many years. Mary Sue says creative arts entries are due April 14.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Mary Sue Cole: Need to lose weight? Try the DASH diet

Mary Sue Cole
Hunt County Extension Service

Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole recommends the DASH diet, developed by the National Heart and Lung Institute, for post-holiday dieting.  Also, the extension service has workshops coming up on food preparation and pie making.  For more information, call (903) 455-9885.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Cole: Be careful with holiday foods

Mary Sue Cole
Texas Agrilife

Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole offers advice on preparing and storing holiday foods, from thawing the turkey to storing and reheating the leftovers.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Taylor on local history: Shawnees, settlers generally peaceful

Carol Taylor
Hunt County Historical Commission

Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor relates the story of the Shawnee tribe in Northeast Texas, including a very surprising tale of settlers coming to the defense of the Shawnee.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Mary Sue Cole: Take the '40-Gallon Challenge'

Mary Sue Cole
Texas Agricultural Extension Agency

Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says, even though Texans recently passed Prop 6 providing for major new water projects, conservation will still be necessary for Texas to have the water it needs in the future.  And so, she invites Texans to take the "40-Gallon Challenge."

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Blacklands Cafe
12:20 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Cottage-food law changes create opportunties, risks

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Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Hunt County Extension Agent Mary Sue Cole says the state legislature has changed the "cottage-food" law pertaining to food prepared in the home for sale on the market.  The new law reduces restrictions in some ways, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, but also potentially creating some risk for consumers, Cole tells KETR's "Blacklands Cafe."

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