TURNING POINT I like The Nutcracker, but I’m glad the holiday season is over. Don’t get me wrong; the Sugar Plum Fairy—an arduous role that demands an accomplished dancer—always impresses; I’m simply ready for new works, new talent, and new ideas by the start of the new year. Lucky for
WHEN YOUR LITTLE ONE decides he wants to help you in the kitchen, there’s no need to panic. Corpus Christi—based writer Sandré Moore has put together a cookbook for the whole family. The Fairy Tale Cookbook provides helpful hints along with recipes the kids are sure to love—who could resist
NO PAIN, NO GAIN You’ve had that one more bite of mashed potatoes, that one more piece of turkey, and that one extra sliver of pie. But, hey, you’re not counting, right? Luckily, on January 1 you can make a fresh start—and, no, that doesn’t have to mean a grapefruit
Soak in some South Texas history—without hanging your wallet out to dry—in Victoria and Port Lavaca.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE The holidays just wouldn’t seem right without perennial favorites like The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, and Miracle on 34th Street. Of course, you know how all those feel-good shows are going to end, so this year we encourage you to expand your repertoire. Check out these
A good name means somethingespecially to football fans.
Don't get caught this season without a recipe for success.
“AND THAT SPELLS ‘DALLAS,’ MY DARLIN’, DARLIN’ DALLAS” In the minds of many folks, Dallas will forever be associated with a hit television show and braggadocio, but Big D is more than simply a place to spot big hair and pay homage to other stereotypes. It’s a wellspring of culture,
Glen Rose and Granbury are fast becoming the weekend getaway spots. Find out why.
Ready for a blast from the past? This spiral bound cookbook goes back to the Dallas Cowboys team of 1979
Perish the thought, but the founder of the largest modeling agency in the Southwest no longer lives and breathes fashion. These days, in fact, when Kim Dawson travels with her husband, George, she doesn’t shop or even note the latest trends. “I figure that’s what I do at home,” says
I’m not quite sure whether The Texas Cookbook should be called a cookbook or a history book. Mary Faulk Koock of Austin’s Green Pastures tells the story behind almost every recipe, which she says were given to her by friends and patrons. She sweeps through the state, defining areas and
Texas is changing before our eyes, but fried pies, drive-in movie theaters, and other vestiges of earlier days are all around. To find these treasures, we risked life, limb, and cholesterol count-and had a blast from the past.
Houston gets cheap; the Art Guys suit up for an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; John Leguizamo goes Live in Austin, Dallas, and Houston; and festivals fill the summer menu.
Houston pitches a great weekend, museums across the state kid around, Jamie-Lynn Sigler slips into the role of a new soprano, and zoos go wild about their exhibits.
The goal of every Junior League is to awaken its members to the community in which they live, to provide avenues and training for volunteer service, and to encourage lifelong participation in community affairs.The statement above appears in the forward of the Houston Junior League Cook Book: Favorite Recipes, which
Dame Edna dresses up Houston; three new travel guides throw the book at Texas; a Flock of Seagulls (and other eighties acts you thought were lost at sea) return to Houston; and regional theater takes a bow in Austin, Fort Worth, and Waco.
Texas Old-Time Restaurants and Cafes
Summer’s blast furnace is firing up. Luckily, Texas is a paradise of spring-fed pools, sparkling beaches, and more. Here are our picks for the best places to chill out, get wet, and go off the deep end. Plus extra web-only information!
Black Tie and Blue Jeans: Cooking on the Llano Estacado
Need a little R&R? Head to Port Aransas for a lazy weekend of shelling, sunning, and sea breezes.
World-class photographers develop their work; Ann-Margret exposes herself; Ray Charles has the symphony on his mind; and horses ride herd on the state.
April showers bring wacky weather in May. We a look at Mother Nature's power.
Travel From Athens to Victoriaand never cross the state line.
Texas Celebrity Cookbook
Valarie Rae Miller finds her better angels.
With stars ranging from Willie Nelson to Tommy Lee Jones, an Austin awards show gets top billing. Plus: The North Texas Irish Festival harps on its success; Houston has a weekend perfect for the kids; El Paso packs the house for the Siglo de Oro; and Dallas' Meadows Museum has
Any Bitch Can Cook.
Thomas Haden Church goes natural.
From ballet to boot-scootin', Houston offers up a great weekend. Plus: Austin and Dallas put artists on display; Galveston gets fat; San Antonio hits an operatic high note; and the San Antonio CineFestival focuses in on the films of Efrain Gutierrez.
Charro Days on the border.
The Best From Helen Corbitt’s Kitchen.
Ever driven through a place and wondered how in the heck you pronounce it? Here's some help.
Experience fine food done Texas style with Caroline Stuart's The Food of Texas: Authentic Recipes From the Lonestar State.
The story behind Frost Bank's rise.
South Padre in the winter.
Fess Parker's brush with the law.
Colorado governor Bill Owens joins the party.