Tag Archives: Emily June Kelley

Upperclass, graduate students provide leadership for ANSC 117

The purpose of ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue¬†is to help freshmen learn about and enjoy some great food each Friday, make new friends and find lifelong mentors, and have a nurturing place to be at the end of a busy and stressful week. This is greatly enhanced by the graduate students, seniors, and juniors who provide leadership for the class each year. There is no way that Ray Riley or I could teach this class without these wonderful students. The Texas Barbecue teaching assistants provide assistance with the weekly… Read More →

ANSC 117 class adds Super Sophomores

The seventh year of ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue, kicked off on Friday, September 4, 2015 for new class of 27 freshmen. As has been the tradition since the second year of this class, a group of students who took the class as freshmen return to help as teaching assistants working in set up, cooking, and clean up, but most importantly, as valuable mentors to this year’s freshmen regarding making it at Texas A&M University. The Super Sophomores this year are Carley Armstrong, Colton Bausch, Abby Chrz, Terrica Green,… Read More →

ANSC 117: Learning to make side dishes and desserts

One of the goals with our freshmen in ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue, in¬†addition to learning everything about barbecue, is teaching them to make side dishes and desserts. Our motto from day 1 has been this: “If you learn to cook, you will always have friends!” Good barbecue restaurants also may be as well known for their great sides and desserts as they are for their smoked meats. Jackie Savell has helped lead this effort for the class, and she has a variety of wonderful side dishes and desserts… Read More →