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Books That Cook

Nov 1, 2006 By Katie O'Reilly

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…

Road Food

Apr 30, 2006 By Katie O'Reilly

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.

Texas Tidbits

Apr 1, 2006 By Katie O'Reilly

Washington’s Birthday Celebration has become a Laredo institution, its traditions embedded in the fabric of the community.

Texas History 101

Apr 1, 2006 By Katie O'Reilly

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.

Knight Time

Feb 1, 2006 By Katie O'Reilly

Mark Heisler and Steve Delsohn, who wrote Bob Knight: The Unauthorized Biography, talk about their book, Bob Knight, and basketball.