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Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel Puts Texas Music History Up for Auction

Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel Puts Texas Music History Up for Auction

There comes a time in every person’s life when they must look around at their many possessions and declare: This all needs to live somewhere else.

UT San Antonio’s Football Team Proves It’s Time to Reconsider the Roadrunner

UT San Antonio’s Football Team Proves It’s Time to Reconsider the Roadrunner

Before last Saturday’s thumping at the hands of the North Texas Mean Green, the University of Texas at San Antonio was having a fairy-tale season.

Meet the Winners of the 2021 State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards

Meet the Winners of the 2021 State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards

The countdown to the State Fair of Texas has officially begun, now that we know which new crazy-decadent fried food dishes took top honors in this year’s Big Tex Choice Awards

9 Unusual Ice Cream Flavors to Try in Texas This Summer

9 Unusual Ice Cream Flavors to Try in Texas This Summer

The resulting treats create buzz for these brands, and occasionally become long-standing customer favorites.

Spring Into Action with Day Drives to the Davis Mountains, Rio Grande Valley, and Edwards Plateau

Spring Into Action with Day Drives to the Davis Mountains, Rio Grande Valley, and Edwards Plateau

Whether you’re a Texas history buff or a fan of cowboy culture or an explorer of high-mountain peaks, these spring road trips are just what you need to get away for a day and visit parts of the state you may not normally think of for one-day excursions.

The Great State Fair of Texas

The Great State Fair of Texas

Running through Oct. 20, The State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas draws about 3 million people annually for everything from pig races to an auto show to fried brisket.

Where to Eat in Amarillo

Where to Eat in Amarillo

Worldwide, Amarillo is probably most famous for The Big Texan Steak Ranch and its free 72-ounce steak (“if eaten in one hour”), a deal promoted on billboards from Arizona to Arkansas.

Comfort Food: Pies

Comfort Food: Pies

Notice there is no category called “Dessert.” No category for cake, cookies, ice cream, or candy.

Comfort Food: Tex-Mex

Comfort Food: Tex-Mex

It’s a Texan birthright to argue for a favorite Tex-Mex plate and place. What all Texans seem to agree on is that Tex-Mex is simply the finest variation of Mexican food in existence.

Comfort Food: Kolaches

Comfort Food: Kolaches

Of the many treasures bequeathed to Texas by European settlers who began arriving more than 200 years ago, perhaps the single most beloved is the kolache.

Comfort Food: Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Comfort Food: Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Never underestimate the comfort factor in a bubbling-hot crock of cheese-cloaked noodles pulled right from the oven.

Comfort Food: Fish & Shrimp

Comfort Food: Fish & Shrimp

More than 600 miles of Gulf Coast landscape shapes one long, arching side of the state.

Comfort Food: Chicken-Fried Steak

Comfort Food: Chicken-Fried Steak

 

The most popular dish among cowboys driving cattle to market, the chicken-fried steak began as a simple pounded steak—usually a cheap cut that the chuck-wagon cook tenderized with a good walloping—that was cloaked in flour, salt, and pepper, and then fried in a skillet.

A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast

After cooking gumbo for 30 years, I’ve developed some rituals when it comes to tailoring my recipe to the seasons.

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