The women of the Junior League of Odessa believe there’s nothing better than “puttin’ on a pair of boots, meetin’ friends and eatin’ some good food.” And in The Wild Wild West: Cuisine From the Land of Cactus and Cowboys, the ladies show Texans how to celebrate the legends and
Big John Youk, a 27-year veteran of the NASCAR pits and the author of Big John’s Speedway Grill, talks about cooking, cars, and ’cue.
A Perfect Setting: The Junior League of Lubbock (Favorite Recipes Press, 2005)
Washington’s Birthday Celebration has become a Laredo institution, its traditions embedded in the fabric of the community.
Under the Bracero Program (1942–1964), farm hands were taken from poor rural communities in Mexico and brought to fields in the U.S., where they picked fruit and cotton until their contracts expired and they were forced back across the border.
Eastland is the perfect place for a day of leisurely sight-seeing and fact-finding.
In Texas, springtime equals blue—and lots of it.
The Lipan Apaches were a strong presence in Texas—until the Comanches arrived.
A review of Chili From the Southwest: Fixin’s, Flavors, and Folklore.
Mark Heisler and Steve Delsohn, who wrote Bob Knight: The Unauthorized Biography, talk about their book, Bob Knight, and basketball.