Monthly Archives: September 2009

Welcome to Texas

People who have never visited Austin often don’t realize that it is a pretty progressive city, a blue dot in an otherwise deeply red state. And for those of us who live here, you can often go days at a … Continue reading

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Someone Forgot to Tell Alabama

According to the Wall Street Journal, many restaurants are looking “beyond chicken fingers” in an effort to get families to eat out more often. Apparently they think healthier options will be more enticing to parents who are concerned about both … Continue reading

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A Merlotte's Meal at Home

My New Orleans cousins sent us a lovely wedding gift this week filled with Louisiana goodies. Cooking up a Storm is a collection of recipes collected through The Times-Picayune after Hurricane Katrina washed away the recipe collections of many residents. … Continue reading

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