For many of us, the holiday season means pie, and lots of it. While pumpkin and pecan pies will likely be on the menu at your holiday feasts this season, buttermilk pie is a favorite here in Texas, ...
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In the late 1500s, Spanish explorers arrived in the area around what is known today as El Paso, Texas, along the Mexican-American border. With them, they brought livestock, such as cows and goats, ...
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by Rebecca Persons Caught in a whirlwind of twirling dirndls led by lederhosen-wearing partners, while chicken hats bob atop a crush of sausage lovers, visitors to New Braunfels’ Wurstfest might ...
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by Whitney Arostegui Terlingua, Texas, is what anyone might call a ghost town—a term particularly apt because of the town’s proximity to the Chisos (Spanish for “ghosts” or “phantoms”) ...
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by Mary Bryce • Illustration by Bambi Edlund No one told me how much of life is just saying goodbye. Because I was on a plane today, and then on a bus, and somewhere in between the two, I saw ...
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