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Holiday Comfort Food Recipes from Your Favorite Texas Chefs

The spectacular cooks featured in our coverage of Texas holiday meal traditions also shared the secrets of their favorite dishes. Find inspiration in recipes ranging…
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Take a Train Ride with Santa on Austin Steam Train’s North Pole Flyer

North Pole Flyer Austin Steam Train’s holiday-themed rides start Nov. 25 at the Cedar Park Depot, 401 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C-100, Cedar Park. Holiday…
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James Beard Award-Winning Chef Hugo Ortega Dishes on His Love for Houston

Hugo Ortega’s culinary touch is celebrated in his hometown of Houston and beyond—he’s the creative force behind a string of successful eateries in the city’s…
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Christmas Rocks! Houston’s One-Stop Holiday Shop

In Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale A Christmas Carol, a reformed Ebenezer Scrooge proclaims, “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep…
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3 North Texas Getaways—With Wine!

Escapes have little to do with flashy destinations and full itineraries. For most of us, the point of a getaway crystalizes when simplicity merges with…
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Get Festive a la Fresca at These 8 Texas State Park Events

On a bluff overlooking La Grange, ice skaters swirl on an imaginary pond and penguins check their fishing lines amid a sea of twinkling lights.
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The New Food Court: Diverse Cuisine Options at Houston’s Conservatory

Arriving during the dinner rush at Conservatory Underground Beer Garden & Food Hall, a bustling eatery in downtown Houston, I walked past a wall of…
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How Texas’ Strong Quilting Community Continues to Thrive

If you, like me, are not one of the estimated 10 million quilters in the U.S., you may be as surprised as I was by the…
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Waco Wine Shoppe’s Tasting Room Aims to Expand Your Wine Horizons

If you venture to Waco on any given day but Sunday, you’ll find Magnolia Market buzzing with starry-eyed devotees of Chip and Joanna Gaines’ HGTV…
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Culture on the Concho: The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

Amid the rugged terrain of the Concho Valley in West Texas, on what was once the edge of the wild frontier, the San Angelo Museum…
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Get Into the Holiday Spirit at SeaWorld San Antonio

Around this time of year (and only this time of year), I start to miss the snow.
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Find Big-City Kitchen Shopping at Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe in La Grange

While I’m an avid cook and food writer, I’m not usually a fan of “gourmet” kitchen stores. In my experience, instead of tools for serious…
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How to Spend the Perfect Day in Laredo

Finding the boundary between Texas and Mexico isn’t as simple as locating the Rio Grande. As I discovered on my trip to Laredo, the border…
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12 Texas Chefs Share Their Favorite Holiday Recipes

In the coming weeks, families across Texas will gather to puzzle over index-card recipes, stir sticky pots, peer into ovens, and maybe mop up a…
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Thin Line Fest: Documentary Film Contest Rules

Thin Line Fest wants to see your True Texas Travel Experience. Produce a video (up to 10 minutes) and go for the prize for the…
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