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Reimagine Thanksgiving dinner

Reimagine Thanksgiving dinner

Think outside the box with a grilling game plan Thanksgiving is traditionally the time of year when families and friends come together to celebrate our blessings. With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting how we gather this year, the holiday will likely look...

Get Your Entry Ready for Recipe Contest

Get Your Entry Ready for Recipe Contest

Are you getting ready to “gas up the stove” to enter the Walton Gas recipe contest? With some sweet prizes up for grabs and maybe some extra time on your hands these days, it’s a great opportunity to tweak that old family recipe or use your imagination to create a...

Gas-burning Outdoor Lights add Elegance, Security

Gas-burning Outdoor Lights add Elegance, Security

In 1856, the Atlanta Gas Light Company was founded to install gas streetlights in Atlanta and surrounding areas. By 1881, the city was graced with over 400 of the gas lamps that enhanced safety — and provided a bit of romance. Gas lighting has withstood the test of...

5 DIY projects to ready your furnace for cold weather

5 DIY projects to ready your furnace for cold weather

Winter heating isn’t the first thing that comes to mind as you’re sweating your way through the final days of summer and early fall. However, now is the ideal time to think about readying your natural gas furnace for the winter. Before temperatures drop, performing...

Baking up simple, Southern Goodness

Baking up simple, Southern Goodness

Baking up simple, Southern goodness “We’re a simple, Southern bakery.” You can almost taste the goodness in the five words Bradley Wilkins uses to describe Bee’s Knees Bakery & Gifts, the sweet shop he operates with wife Jaime. “This is the stuff your grandma...

Natural Gas Appliances: Benefits of A Gas Fireplace

Natural Gas Appliances: Benefits of A Gas Fireplace

There is something iconic about curling up on your couch in front of a fire. It makes your house really feel like home. That may be why fireplaces are one of the top features new homeowners want. A warm fire on a cold night is great, and what’s even better is a warm...

August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 NewsletterDownload Now Other Articles in this Issue: Plug Into Natural GasCustomer Highlight: Bee’s Knees Bakery in Athens GeorgiaBee’s Knees Chocolate Pound Cake

Plug Into Natural Gas

Plug Into Natural Gas

Outfit your outdoor oasis with a convenience outlet The popularity of outdoor living spaces has never been higher here in Georgia. Families are spending more time in the backyard, sparking sales of quality outdoor appliances, like natural...

Bye, Bye Burglar!

Bye, Bye Burglar!

Install outdoor security cameras to protect your home A burglar strikes a U.S. home every 25.7 seconds, according to the latest FBI statistics. That adds up to more than two burglaries every minute or more than 3,300 per day. Walton Gas customers can avoid becoming a...

July 2020 Newsletter

July 2020 Newsletter

July 2020 NewsletterDownload Now Protect Your Home with Security Cameras A U.S. home is burglarized every 25.7 seconds, according to the latest FBI statistics. You can avoid becoming part of this statistic with a simple DIY project. Other Articles in this Issue: AGL...

What’s New for the BBQ

What’s New for the BBQ

We’ve found some grilling gizmos you’ll love Americans are gonzo for grilling, according to a new study published by the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association. Almost two-thirds of U.S. adults own a grill or smoker. Of those, 68 percent say they plan to cook out on...

Is Your Appliance Trying to Tell You Something?

Is Your Appliance Trying to Tell You Something?

Is Your Appliance Trying to Tell You Something? Don’t ignore the signs that maintenance or repair is needed. The benefits of cooking with gas are being realized in more and more Georgia homes. Today, two of every five Peach State residences are natural gas consumers,...

AGL Disconnects Resume July 1

AGL Disconnects Resume July 1

At Walton Gas, we realize the current pandemic has created hardships for many families. “We realize that the multitude of closures may make it hard for families and businesses to meet all their obligations,” said CEO Ronnie Lee. “Because our focus is serving our...

June 2020 Newsletter

June 2020 Newsletter

June 2020 NewsletterDownload Now 6 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal Other Articles in this Issue: Wash, Dry, RepeatIce Cream Dessert

Ice Cream Dessert

Ice Cream Dessert

Ice Cream Dessert Send us your recipes! The best entry each month will appear in the Gasette and receive a FREE cookbook. Send recipe, name, address to:Walton Gas; Attn: Recipe P.O. Box 260 Monroe, GA 30655or gasette@waltonemc.com Ice Cream Dessert 1...

Aging in Place: New Tech for Cooking Safely

Aging in Place: New Tech for Cooking Safely

Aging in Place: New Tech for Cooking Safely We’re getting older. That’s particularly true in northern Georgia, especially in the metro Atlanta area where the senior population climbed 20 percent in recent years. Regardless of the zip code, about 87 percent of seniors...

Be Prepared with a Standby Generator

Be Prepared with a Standby Generator

A natural gas standby generator sits in a location beside your home and is permanently connected to your Walton Gas line. Be Prepared with a Standby Generator When a summer storm rips through Georgia, a loss of electricity sometimes comes with it. Most of these...

May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter

May 2020 NewsletterDownload Now You’re More Than a Number With Us Doing our part to help serve our community in crisis.  Other Articles in this Issue: Grill Up Georgia ChickenMay is National BBQ Month and grilling season is officially here. This year, start the...

Chicken Bacon Burgers

Chicken Bacon Burgers

Chicken Bacon Burgers Send us your recipes! The best entry each month will appear in the Gasette and receive a FREE cookbook. 4 pounds chicken thighs, diced1/2 pound Applewood-smoked bacon1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoon...

Grill Up Georgia Chicken This Month

Grill Up Georgia Chicken This Month

May is National BBQ Month and grilling season is officially here. This year, start the season off right by celebrating Georgia’s status as the Poultry Capital of the World. Georgia produces more broiler chickens than any state in the nation. Poultry production...

8 Ways to Boost Your Homes Curb Appeal

8 Ways to Boost Your Homes Curb Appeal

An eye-catching exterior can lure buyers Springtime is prime time for listing homes for sale in Georgia. If you plan to put yours on the market this year, don’t underestimate the importance of a first impression, say real estate professionals. The National Association...

April 2020 Newsletter

April 2020 Newsletter

April 2020 NewsletterDownload Now Working with Customers During the Coronavirus Emergency Doing our part to help serve our community in crisis.  Other Articles in this Issue: What We’re Doing Update (3/30/2020)Don’t Fall Prey to ScamsSave Energy at...

Wash, Dry, Repeat: National Laundry Day is April 15

Wash, Dry, Repeat: National Laundry Day is April 15

Walton Gas’s hacks for saving time, energy when tackling dirty clothes Doing the laundry may be the most dreaded of all weekly chores. Despite that, somebody thought we needed a day to celebrate dirty clothes. Yes, along with tax day, April 15 is National Laundry Day....

COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 RESPONSE

UPDATED May 1, 2020 Walton Gas is focused on what’s best for you. We will do what it takes to keep your natural gas service functioning during these uncertain times. Our goal is to keep both you and our employees safe and healthy. We understand the massive impact...

Spring Clean Your Water Heater

Spring Clean Your Water Heater

Is spring cleaning inching its way to the top of your to-do list? Walton Gas reminds you to add water heater maintenance to the chores you plan to accomplish. Despite being one of the home’s most important appliances, the water heater is often neglected. We tend to...

How Deke and Bob Started ‘Cooking with Gas’

How Deke and Bob Started ‘Cooking with Gas’

I’m always curious about the origins of words and phrases. Consequently, one of my favorite podcasts is the public radio show “A Way With Words.” During the show, co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers about old sayings, new words and word...

Brownies

Brownies

Brownies 1 cup of all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1/4 cup maple syrup2/3 cup dairy or nondairy milk1/3 cup oil1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup chocolate chips1/2 cup...

February 2020 Newsletter

February 2020 Newsletter

February 2020 NewsletterDownload Now Walton Gas Helps Campers Find Their Happy Place Claire is accustomed to feeling different. But one week last summer forever changed Claire’s life. She got to be a regular kid. Walton Gas customers helped make that possible. Other...

Main Dish Tofu

Main Dish Tofu

Main Dish tofu 1 14-ounce block Tofu, extra firm2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons vegetable oil1/4 cup red wine vinegar2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce1/2 jar peach or apricot preserves, to taste1 tablespoon flour1 teaspoon garlic powder1 tablespoon...

Setting the Table for Super Bowl Sunday

Setting the Table for Super Bowl Sunday

The countdown has begun. Super Bowl 54, set for Sunday, Feb. 2, is now just days away. Which two teams are throwing down to become the next National Football League champion? Most of the estimated 180 million Americans who will tune in to watch don’t care. Instead,...

Figuring Out Filters

Figuring Out Filters

Figuring out Filters If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give your natural gas furnace much thought. As long as it’s keeping your Georgia home warm in the winter, it’s all good, right? Not so fast. When was the last time you replaced your air filter?...

January 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 NewsletterDownload Now Make an Easy To Do List for 2020 Other Articles in this Issue: Main Dish TofuFiguring Out Filters

13 Things To Do in 2020

13 Things To Do in 2020

New Year’s Day has come and gone. Did you make any resolutions? Did you pledge to cut down on that unhealthy doughnut-a-day habit or resolve to revive the lost art of disco rollerskating? If you’re like most of us, you won’t keep those resolutions — practical or...

Make an Easy To Do List for 2020

Make an Easy To Do List for 2020

This year, ditch your New Year’s resolutions in favor of a few simple tasks to accomplish each month. Having a short ledger of easy projects mapped out on your calendar – with a place to put a checkmark next to each when completed – is far more satisfying. Walton Gas...

Natural Gas Safety for the Holidays

Natural Gas Safety for the Holidays

Glittering décor, twinkling lights, festive parties and lavish meals — they are all wonderful ways for sharing the joy of the holiday season. Making your celebrations with family and friends as stress-free as possible means controlling and minimizing risks that could...

December 2019 Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

December 2019 NewsletterDownload Now Update Gas Logs to Improve Fireplace Performance and Appearance Other Articles in this Issue: Give the Perfect Gift… CertificatesNew Customers Win UGA PrizesSwedish Meatball Sauce

Warming Trend: Update Gas Logs to Improve Performance and Appearance

Warming Trend: Update Gas Logs to Improve Performance and Appearance

Is your old natural gas fireplace looking like it came out of the 1960s, and not in a fashionable “retro” kind of way? The good news is that a costly, wholesale remodel isn’t necessary to get your hearth in order. Instead, replacing the logs can transform your...

Creamy Egg Custard Pie

Creamy Egg Custard Pie

Creamy Egg Custard Pie 4 eggs3/4 cup sugar1 1/2 cups milk, whole1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 teaspoon lemon extract2 tablespoons butter9-inch pie shell, uncooked Blend ingredients until smooth and pour into pie shell. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes, then bake...