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Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Local eateries help fill Hays County Food Bank

The nonprofit Hays County Food Bank was established in 1984 today helps feed an average of about 18,000 people in Hays County yearly. While many of their services come about because of volunteering and donations, another group helps the food bank: community partners, the small businesses in Hays County which provide for the food bank.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

City and county give $70,000 to food bank, kick-off Turkeys Tackling Hunger

Hays County commissioners and San Marcos council members recently allocated a combined $70,000 to the Hays County Food Bank and proclaimed October as “Turkeys Tackling Hunger” month.

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Recipe Corner: Try scalloped pineapple with pork

The Thanksgiving chocolate pie didn't work out very well, so here's a better idea: scalloped pineapple.

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Recipe Corner: Thanksgiving Toffee

In a new Mercury feature, food writer Alyssa Kinkaid offers a recipe for mouth-watering toffee. But if somebody has a reliable fudge recipe, please share it.