Part IX: San Benito own railroad, sugar mill

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the next installment in an ongoing series on San Benito’s Sam Robertson. To find previous articles, go to...

Fiona and grabbing food

Fiona was a cute little girl with huge brown eyes and a big smile. She was the new girl in the classroom coming late...

Part II: Children of alcoholics

Another major “sub-disease” of alcohol abuse and alcoholism (as well as the abuse and dependency on substances other than alcohol) among children is the...

Palm Trees

BY CHUCK MALLOY and Palm Society of South Texas memberWhen you drive into the Rio Grande Valley on the Texas Tropical Trail, what’s the...

Heart Health for Life

HARLINGEN — Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen has been celebrating the American Heart Association’s “Heart Month” with a variety of screenings and educational events during...

Hawaiian hot dogs with grilled pineapple and teriyaki mayo

Serves 8Ingredients½ pineapple, cut in half then sliced into ¼ inch thick rounds1 teaspoon grape seed oilOptional: ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper8 hot dogs -...

Bánh mì hot dogs

Serves 8Ingredientsfor the daikon/carrot slaw:(adapted from the kitchn)1 c julienned daikon1 c julienned carrotsa big pinch of salt1/4 c sugar1/2 c white vinegar1 c...

Buffalo Chicken Dogs

Buffalo Chicken DogsServes 6 DogsIngredients1 pound ground chicken2 tablespoon parmesan cheese1 tablespoon panko bread crumbs1/2 cup butter, melted1 cup hot sauce (use Franks)1/2 teaspoon...

Violet is this month’s flower

BY LORI MURRAYFebruary’s flower is the violet. They are associated with spiritual wisdom, humility, and faithfulness.This month’s flowers also include the primrose which has...

Part VIII: Sam’s own history (continued)

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the latest installment in an ongoing series on San Benito’s Sam Robertson. Find the previous parts at www.valleystar.com.DevelopmentCompany...