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Books That Cook

Jul 31, 2005 By Katherine Sands

Let’s be honest, when planning a party menu, one factors in practicality as much as pleasing the palate. Constant stove-top attention and complicated recipes don’t sit well with the other responsibilities of hosting. Menus depend on such basic considerations as seating, oven space, and how long into the night guests…

Texas History 101

Apr 1, 2005 By Katherine Sands

The oldest drive in Texas didn’t have any tolls, passing lanes, or shoulders. In fact it wasn’t much of a road at all. The Chisholm and Goodnight-Loving trails were the superhighways of the legendary nineteenth century cattle industry—the pinnacle of a true Texas drive.

Rather Controversial

Mar 1, 2005 By Katherine Sands

Senior editor Gary Cartwright, who wrote this month’s cover story, talks about getting access to retiring CBS News anchorman Dan Rather and the changing face of journalism.

Texas History 101

Mar 1, 2005 By Katherine Sands

The struggle for independence, the pioneering spirit—it seems that the Irish were made for Texas. In fact, in many ways Texas was made by the Irish.