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Top Ten Ways You KNOW You’re a Texan

So, the top ten ways to know that you are a Texan are thus: 10.  It is February, you’re A/C is running. In fact, you’re A/C runs every day, except for 12 minutes in early January. 9.     You see a snake. Your first thought is whether it would make a better belt or […]

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The Birds and The Bees of Avocados

Avocados are my favorite fruits. Now, if you are like most people, I know what you’re thinking:  “Avocados aren’t fruit. They can’t be fruit. Fruit is sweet. They must be vegetables, mustn’t they?”  Actually, no. And yes. You see, there are so many theories, opinions, and disciplines involved, that depending on whose viewpoint you are […]

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Take Two Tuesdays—The Birds and The Bees of Avocados

Avocados are my favorite fruits. Now, if you are like most people, I know what you’re thinking:  “Avocados aren’t fruit. They can’t be fruit. Fruit is sweet. They must be vegetables, mustn’t they?”  Actually, no. And yes. You see, there are so many theories, opinions, and disciplines involved, that depending on whose viewpoint you are […]

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Tuesday Take Two: Bread Pudding And Other Southernisms…

In the South, we have a particular fondness for using terms of endearment, and we don’t reserve them just for those close to us.  We use them everywhere, at all times, and to anyone.  If we don’t know your real name, we’ll call you Sugar, Sweetheart, Sweetie, or Darlin’. If we know your real name, […]

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Savour Texas: The DAD’s Chili Mix Throwdown

With the first signs of fall coming a little early this year in Texas, it seems chili was on everyone’s mind this past week, as the grocery store in my town was sold out of stew meat and chili ground. All of this turns out to be really great timing due to some fun things […]

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Praise The Lard!

In Texas, like everywhere else, there are four main food groups.  Ours are Mexican Food, Barbecued Brisket, Chicken Fried Steak, and Chili. Some would argue that Margaritas and Beer are their own distinct food groups, but they should be considered as seasonings.  You may add more or less of each, to any of the others, […]

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The Birds and The Bees of Avocados

Avocados are my favorite fruits. Now, if you are like most people, I know what you’re thinking:  “Avocados aren’t fruit. They can’t be fruit. Fruit is sweet. They must be vegetables, mustn’t they?”  Actually, no. And yes. You see, there are so many theories, opinions, and disciplines involved, that depending on whose viewpoint you are […]

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Meditations On New Mexico, And Other Reasons To Eat Posole

There are some places that just exude a certain character.  A vibe that is unique to the locale. Austin, for example is weird.  And Austinites are very proud of the collective weirdness that is their city.  Kind of like what would happen if Seattle,WA and Berkley,CA got together and had a baby.  It is very much […]

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