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Shaun the Sheep: More Food Art Fun!

Shaun the Sheep: More Food Art Fun!

It’s all things Shaun the Sheep over here these days! I learned about the series only recently, but was quickly hooked. Why? Well, unlike most fast-moving-bright-lights-in-your-face cartoons for kids these days, Shaun the Sheep is claymation. As in, little clay figures that have to be adjusted manually — millimeter by millimeter — for every single movement. […]

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The BEST Way to Cook Bacon

The BEST Way to Cook Bacon

Martha Stewart may not be as popular as she once was, but she is still a genius in my book. Her website is where I learned how to cook bacon the only way I will ever cook bacon ever again ever, ever, ever: IN THE OVEN. Martha calls it “Less Mess Bacon,” which is completely accurate. Just […]

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Butternut Squash

My Favorite Fall Side Dish: Maple-Bacon Butternut Squash

With the leaves not changing color and the weather not getting cooler, I will not be holding a steaming mug of coffee with both hands on the porch anytime soon. Because, y’all, it’s September in Texas. And so, for another month or two, I’ll be pretending it’s fall. Which means that even though it’s hot […]

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Figs

In Search of a Fig Tree

Okay, peeps. It’s decided. I want a fig tree. In my yard. Does anyone know how to grow a fig tree in central Texas? . . . If so, I would love to hear from you! In the meantime, I’ll share a recipe for a simple, summery way to use your figs. It’s more of […]

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Texas Chili

One Helluva Texas Chili Recipe

I’ve been a bad Texan. Yes, I own boots and a Stetson hat. But I don’t have my own chili recipe.  Oh the shame. My dear Texas, I want to make it up to you. Will this suffice? What if I told you that it was made with 12 ounces of Shiner Bock Black Lager? […]

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