In the state of Texas, barbecue is more than just a meal option. It’s a source of regional pride, a celebration of community, and the passing down of family tradition. Depending upon which area of the state you visit, there are regional differences in just what denotes the quintessential Texas barbecue. While there are no hard-and-fast rules, regional preferences look something like this. East and South Texas barbecue emphasizes sauce whileCentral Texas is all about the rub.
There’s an old saying, “You can take the girl out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the girl.” Years ago, I would’ve rolled my eyes at this. I still may, but perhaps with a little more whimsy. As a child who grew up in rural Texas just north of Dallas, I have memories as far back as I can remember of distinctly not wanting to be in Texas. Being a decidedly shy kid who was much more interested in art and theater than sports, I had a tough time fitting into a place that
Proclaimeth the operators of the State Fair of Texas: “Since 2005, the Big Tex Choice Awards contest has solidified the State Fair of Texas as the top fair for great food creations.” Clutch your hand to your chest gingerly and think of your arteries, dear reader, cause that’s not all a decade of fried delights have solidified. The question, of course, is whether we’d have it any other way. It is now a Texas tradition, and essentially a prerequisite, that the yearly winners of
We all know Texas is big. Almost three United Kingdoms or more than six Icelands could fit inside the Lone Star State. Unfortunately, Texas is also a huge hot spot for allergy sufferers. In its report released in spring of this year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) listed McAllen as the No. 1 most challenging place to live in the entire nation for spring allergies, and San Antonio ranked fifth. Austin, Waco, and Dallas are not far behind. So what makes Tex
If you suffer with sparse or skimpy eyelashes, even the best mascara and eyelash curlers can only do so much. But eyelash extensions can provide that WOW factor your hoping for, by adding volume and length to your existing lash line. What kind of Extensions Should I Get? There are three popular types of lash extensions: synthetic, mink, and silk. Ask yourself what look you’re going for. For a cat-eye style, add a few extra millimeters to your outer lashes. For a showgirl look