S. McDonald

Articles by S. McDonald

Season’s Eating

Jan 20, 2013 By S. McDonald

A Moment Of Epiphany After you’re done with turtledoves, maids-a-milking, and the other ten days of Christmas, you can celebrate el Día de Reyes (Epiphany) on January 6. Commemorating the day the magi arrived bearing gifts for the infant Jesus, the Day of the Kings is observed in…

Happening

Mar 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

For Chow Hounds Whether you’re a native or naturalized Texan, you should be ashamed of starting your day with a latte and a toaster tart. Get in the swing by having a “cowboy breakfast,” a diet-defying spread of scrambled eggs, home fries, biscuits, gravy, sausage, strong coffee, and more.

Texas Tidbits

Feb 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

The Laguna Madre, which runs from Corpus Christi Bay to Port Isabel, is one of the most undeveloped areas of coastline in the United States.

Season’s Eatings

Feb 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

That’s Amore If your relationship (with your sweetie or with chocolate) needs a jump start this Valentine’s, try one of these novel Texas-made gifts. Austin’s Dr. Chocolate (512-454-0555) promises to cure the Valentine’s Day doldrums with one of its Pizzas d’Amore, cleverly garnished with candied cherries (standing in for…

Texas History 101

Jan 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

The Alamo is a symbol of Texas’s independence, but it also was part of the largest concentration of Catholic missions in North America.

Books That Cook

Jan 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

Quite often, those of us in urban areas get so caught up in the race for trendy foodstuffs and recreating fancy restaurant meals that we forget about the simple things that taste great. The Junior League of Amarillo reminds us that the food we crave may start with a can…