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Hypnotic Food Challenge

By Ivy Eastery, Special to the Current South Padre Island needs more recognition. I am referring to when you tell people you're from South Padre...

Digging into to Texas ranch dishes for Thanksgiving

Quinta Mazatlán will host culinary expert, Melissa Guerra, on Nov. 18 from 6 to 7 p.m. for a recipe presentation and sampling on Texas...

Secret Spy Cocktails?

The James Bond series is a literary and silver screen dynasty. Author and creator Ian Fleming's 007 British agent has contributed to the spy genre...

Classic Potato Gratin

There are of course endless sides to choose from for your Thanksgiving table and this one is a classic.  It’s also a slightly fancier...

LET’S TALK TURKEY: Gravy and Gallstones

As you know, Christmas lights are already going up in business and neighborhoods. What else is new? So let's talk turkey. Our little Island has some...

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Garlic Croutons

This recipe turns a short list of vegan ingredients into a delightful creamy and delicious soup. The croutons here are optional, but they transform...

Things should be interesting with these fun guys

These guys know have to have fun with fungi. Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center is honored to host Mycological Solutions LLC (One Up Mushroom Products)...

Dress Up Those Drinks

Halloween is my favorite time of year, when grown adults can regress just a little and play dress-up and make believe. The kids still have their trick...

Winter Season: Let’s replace it with another Texas summer

Texas has two seasons: summer and winter. Usually, they alternate days in the same week. It can be hot, it’s cold, it’s dry, it’s wet,...

Island arts community to honor artist’s life

A celebration of artist Marne Law’s life of creativity will take place at 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Laguna Madre Art Gallery. The gallery...