Nana’s Recipes: Tequila Drinks

Summer is creeping up on us…kind of slowly this year, but never the less headed our way. The humidity is going to rise after all this blankety-blank rain we’ve been drowning in. You know it’s a wet year when you overhear farmers worrying about root rot and the cost of fungicide instead of the usual …

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Nana’s Recipes: Stuffed Jalapeños

There is something just a little wonderful about stuffed jalapeños, maybe it’s that hint of danger like it’s the pepper version of Russian Roulette. If you’re not a spicy person, yet you enjoy the flavor of jalapeños, let us first talk about how to pick the right pepper for the amount of heat you can …

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Nana’s Recipes: Red or Green?

Sometimes it can be the most difficult question of the day… Red or Green? Salsa that is. And that decision can totally change a meal in wonderful ways. Chicken enchiladas with verde (green to you non-Texans out there) sauce is sooo good, but that red sauce packs a punch too. So today I thought I’d …

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Nana’s Recipes: Hot Toddies for Sore Throats

Well folks, it’s that time of year you know. That special season when Texas REALLY still wants it to be summer, but winter peeks it’s nosy nose in our summery business so many times that we end up tanning one week and freezing the next! Ah autumn in Texas is truly a fickle affair. The …

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Nana’s Recipes: Armidale Club Drink

We’ve done a fair bit of recipes here on the blog. A lot of them are Tex Mex or dishes that are pretty specific to Texas and the Southwest. It dawned on me that we haven’t really done too many drink recipes; we did the Margarita one a few months back, but no real mixed …

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Nana’s Recipes: Skillet Burgers!

Ever notice there was a subtle change, probably back in the 1980’s, from “weather man” to “meteorologist”? Like putting “-ologist” at the end would make us think they actually knew how hot or cold it was going to be tomorrow. And besides, they don’t study meteors. The point of my little rant is this: WHERE …

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Nana’s Recipes: Mint Chocolate Hot Toddy

Well y’all, I feel like I might need to give ol’ Mother Nature a swift kick what with summer overstaying its welcome and all. So after drinking one of these by the campfire out at Matagorda over the weekend, it was just too good not to share… and maybe Mother Nature will pay heed and …

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Nana’s Recipes: Spaghetti Fra Diavolo

One thing that we all seem to have in common, is almost every family has a spaghetti night. It’s one of those staple meals that are so quick and easy, and no doubt every family has their own version. Well since we’re in Texas, I thought we could go over a spicy marinara sauce called …

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