Lisa Fain, who just published her second cookbook, "The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours," on her deep Texas roots, how easy it is to make delicious beans and homemade flour tortillas, and chile pepper injuries.
Articles by Jason Cohen
Justin Yu, Paul Qui, and Matt McCallister make the prestigious list.
Apr 1, 2014 — By Jason Cohen
He can't be in the run-off, but Matthew McConaughey is launching a write-in candidacy for Texas Agriculture Commissioner.
Mar 13, 2014 — By Jason Cohen
A guide for first-timers and Marshmallows alike before the film's release on March 14.
Feb 20, 2014 — By Jason Cohen
If there’s ever a tamal shortage in McAllen, it might be the Rio Grande Valley Vipers’ fault. The Houston Rockets’ minor league affiliate has always made a fair amount of three-point shots, so before the current season, local institution Delia’s Tamales sponsored a promotion: any time the Vipers hit…
Nov 7, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Would new Longhorns AD Steve Patterson be willing to revive the rivalry? College Station says it's in no hurry.
Oct 30, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
What's so special about the Northeast Texas town's facility? It's a room with a view.
Oct 18, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Routine maintenance work at On the Border was intended to make sure the kitchen's fire prevention system worked. Two alarms and eight department units later...
Twelve years after a high school football injury left him paralyzed, San Marcos's Chris Canales and his father, Eddie, help out others in similar situations with their organization, Gridiron Heroes.
Oct 1, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
With DeLoss Dodds reportedly announcing his retirement Tuesday afternoon, it's time to speculate about the Longhorns job that's actually more important than head football coach.
Sep 29, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
With both USC and UT on the decline eight years after their BCS championship game, the firing of Trojans coach Lane Kiffin inspired lots of talk about Mack Brown and the Longhorns. And it also got tongues wagging in College Station.
Sep 20, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
The Longhorns need to beat the Wildcats for the first time in five meetings, but the game's been overshadowed by more questions about Mack Brown's future.
Sep 9, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
More minutiae from the University of Texas at Austin's infamously comical police blotter, including memories from longtime author Darrell Halstead and the story of a student who "made" Campus Watch.
Aug 29, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
College football predictions—some more serious than others—heading into the first weekend.
Jun 2, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News looks back on "the precise moment when UT transformed from a college football superpower into a bumbling, inept program."
May 28, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Also, over at TMBBQ.com, Vaughn has a new review of Smitty's in Lockhart, perhaps the most surprising joint to not make the Top 50.
May 20, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Bad news, Memphis: not only are your Grizzlies on the way to losing to the Spurs, but you still won't get to eat the world's best barbecue!
May 10, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
The drummer and producer had his name on four April releases, including "Thr!!!ler" by !!! and "Nuestro Camino" by Austin's Dupree, which Eno put out on his own. But Spoon is also hard at work on their eighth record.
Apr 18, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
The farming town and Czech community just north of Waco, known around the state for its kolaches, reels from last nights catastrophic fire and explosion, which left countless people injured and an unknown number dead.
Apr 5, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Is it the best job in America? From the New York Times to Bon Appetit, everybody seems to think so.
Apr 1, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
No Fooling? The Longhorns and the Aggies have signed a ten-year deal with ESPN's SEC Network and the Longhorn Network to play football once again.
Apr 1, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
Baylor's Heisman-winning former quarterback Robert Griffin III wasn't shy with his opinions after Sunday's Louisville-Baylor women's hoops game, a chippy, controversial contest that ended Baylor's season.
Mar 21, 2013 — By Jason Cohen
The sometimes controversial "Air Raid" offense guru, who has coached everywhere from Copperas Cove High School to (most recently) DII McMurry in Abilene, joins June Jones' staff as assistant head coach and passing game coordinator.
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