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Marshall Sparkles

On the Northeast Texas town of Marshall—where I’m closer to the borders of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma than the state…

Fun Fare

These days, whenever I bump into someone from my hometown of Victoria, the conversation inevitably turns to Bloody Mary shrimp…

Cuisine Confidential: El Capataz

After a couple of terrific meals at Laredo’s El Capataz, Lori Moffatt visits with chef and owner Roberto Gonzalez to…

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…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Round Rock Honey

Round Rock Honey begins with honeys sourced from about 900 individual hives concentrated in Central Texas, says Konrad Bouffard, who…

Fort Worth's Black Forest

I’m cutting through a slice of Black Forest Cake at Swiss Pastry Shop in Fort Worth, running my fork through…
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