On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a series of battles that would lead to Texas’ independence from Mexico. Cities and towns throughout Texas will celebrate the occasion on March 2 (see “Events” at texashighways.com for a lengthy list), but two caught our eyes for their unusual nature.
This salad hails from the Gristmill River Restaurant in Gruene. Note that the tenderloin is marinated only briefly. If you like, refrigerate the remaining marinade, reserving it for other cuts of meat (most will require longer marinating); just be sure to use it within a couple of days.