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Texas Highways joins San Antonio River Parade

The San Antonio River Walk will be illuminated on Friday, Nov. 28, for the Ford River Parade and Lighting Ceremony,…

Ransom aquires Garcia Marquez archive

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the…

Louise’s Cranberry Salad

Dallas Food Editor Cathy Barber recalls: I asked my mom, Louise Saathoff of San Antonio, to give me the recipe…

Nannie's Mincemeat Pies

Austin American-Statesman Food Editor Kitty Crider recalls: My grandmother Lois Barrett O’Kelly (we called her Nannie) had a pear tree.…

Yellow Velvet

Yellow Velvet—a sensuous blend of corn and squash—won the Austin American-Statesman’s annual Christmas Cookin’ Contest almost 15 years ago. Yes,…

Meet Your Texas Makers: La India Packing Co.

"With the resurgence of cooking shows, people are always looking for secret ingredients,” says Elsa Rodriguez Arguindegui, one of the…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka

Dating to the first experimental orchards planted in the 1880s, citrus fruits are among the most important crops of South…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Texas Pecan Candy Shoppe

On most days of the week, the various ovens and cooktops at the Texas Pecan Candy Shoppe in Schertz, just…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Texas Tamale Company

Among the great culinary traditions of Texas is the Mexican tamale. This savory staple of meat and vegetable fillings steamed…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Rudy's Bar-B-Q 'Sause'

It probably can’t be overstated how important barbecue is to Texans. There are countless barbecue pits smoking away—right now—all over…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Dublin Texas Root Beer

The 1891 Dublin Bottling Works enjoys the dual honor of being the state’s oldest soda bottling facility and the first…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Blue Bell Ice Cream

In 1907, businessmen in the Brenham area opened a creamery to churn excess milk from area farms into butter. A…
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