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An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

…onto the jalapeño or serrano, but, even then, the pequin was always on the table.” Rodriguez and her siblings were…

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

The Strauss family at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site in 2020. Photo courtesy of Sarah Strauss….

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

A Phlox Heliotrope in Monahans, which tied the record for hottest place in Texas in 1994. Photo by…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Participants at Austin’s 2017 Pride Parade. Photo courtesy Austin Community College on Flickr, CC BY 2.0. Coming out…

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

Keep Your Eyes on the Skies: Hawk Watch at Smith Point Gets Underway

A broad-winged hawk kettle. Photo by Joe Kennedy. Every fall, tens of thousands of birds migrate south through…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Texas State Capitol. Photo by Stan A. Williams The Texas Capitol is famous for the sunset red…

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

Houston Muralist Brings the Flavor of Space City to Exclusive Lululemon Line

Photo by Brionne C. Dunham If there’s one thing every Houstonian has, it’s pride for their city. So,…

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

Researchers stand beside the found Quercus tardifolia, commonly known as the lateleaf oak. Photo by U.S. Botanic Garden….

Monarch Butterflies Are Under Threat—Here Are 6 Ways To Help

Monarch Butterflies Are Under Threat—Here Are 6 Ways To Help

Monarch butterfly spreads its wings. Photo by Charles Patrick Ewing (CC by 2.0) After what seems like a…

Football Coach Gary Gaines, Famously Depicted in ‘Friday Night Lights,’ Has Died at 73

Football Coach Gary Gaines, Famously Depicted in ‘Friday Night Lights,’ Has Died at 73

Gary Gaines, who led the Odessa Permian Panthers to multiple 5A championship games and was the inspiration behind…

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

The new display room of the entire collection on the second floor of Truck Yard. Photo courtesy of…

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

Forget Basements—This Texas Home Comes with Its Own Underground Natural Cavern

Natural Bridge Caverns. Photo by Josh Grenier (CC by 2.0). A four-bedroom, three-bathroom house on nearly 3 acres…

Caldo de Camarón (Shrimp Soup)

…tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 2 serrano chiles, stemmed, seeded, and chopped 1 c. chopped white onion 1…

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 8 Books By Texas Authors

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 8 Books By Texas Authors

Courtesy Blackstone Publishing, William Morrow, Flowersong Press, Maverick Books, University of Texas Press, Cinco Puntos Press In celebration…

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

San Antonio’s Diez Y Seis de Septiembre celebration includes many events around the city that highlight Mexican culture…

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