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They had us at jalapeño-infused bacon

Unlike its coastal cousins, the city of Pasadena to the immediate southeast of Houston is not usually considered a getaway…

Clifton’s first farm-to-table eatery

Chef Sonya Coté lives just minutes from her two Austin restaurants, Hillside Farmacy and Eden East. 

Head to the Garden Company in Schulenburg for salads, soups, and other healthy fare

Taking a Much-needed respite from highway driving, I exit Interstate 10 in Schulenburg at US 77 and head south for…

Where to find the best chargrilled rib-eye in Fayette County

There’s not much to do in Winchester, population 50, on the western lip of Fayette County. So when someone in neighboring…

This one-of-a-kind chocolate from Hico is sure to please your Texan valentine

I’m standing inside the Wiseman House chocolate-making studio in downtown Hico, and the chocolately, slightly salty aroma reminds me of…

Aw, Shucks. At Gilhooley’s, kids aren’t allowed but good times are

Oysters have the reputation of being an expensive delicacy—high-end fare offered at fancy eateries with prices to match. Not so…

Ross Coleman’s Black-eyed Peas Recipe

Growing up on the northwest side of Houston, Ross Coleman says his mama always took care of the holiday meals.…

Melissa Guerra's Traditional Christmas Punch Recipe

For many people, the holidays are an especially stressful time. But for Melissa Guerra, whose eponymous website, melissaguerra.com, is an online…

Eve’s Garden Noble Bread Recipe

The banter among the family trio that co-owns Eve’s Garden Bed & Breakfast, an eclectic, seven-room retreat in the tiny…

Stockman’s Steakhouse Old-fashioned Buttermilk Pie Recipe

For the past quarter century, Elaine Erwin has been the chef and manager of Stockman’s Steakhouse in Crockett, and she…

Val Verde Winery, the oldest in Texas, has been making wine in Del Rio for 135 years

  Wine lovers say the best wines tell a good story, each sip imparting a depth beyond the taste of…
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