When the weather reports last week threatened a few days of snow, I decided to make a big pot of chili to welcome the change in weather. I also wanted to be prepared with large batches of food to have … Continue reading It’s okay to cry over spilled chili… and then cook beef stew.
In eating our way down Alpine’s Historic Murphy Street, we recently discovered a gem, tucked behind the old Raspa Co. Building (where Brown Dog Gardens is now located) on 5th Street… La Calavera. Rene and Mora Nancy Vargas opened La … Continue reading La Calavera on 5th Street in Alpine
It was a chilly, drizzly West Texas day when we stumbled upon the bright green 1973 Shasta travel trailer parked at 5th and Murphy Street in Alpine. We’d been hearing about Chop’d, the newest soup and salad food truck, for … Continue reading Chop’d Soup and Salad Food Truck in Alpine
For my recent birthday, my husband and I dined at LaVenture, the restaurant inside the beautiful Hotel Saint George in Marfa. We’ve lunched at the Bar at Hotel Saint George and thoroughly enjoyed it, but this was our first time … Continue reading LaVenture Restaurant at Hotel Saint George in Marfa
What makes a great pizza? I personally have several criteria for what makes a great pizza, and I’m pretty picky when it comes down to the basis of a perfect pizza pie. It all starts with the dough. And it … Continue reading Pizza Foundation in Marfa
I feel like I should be making pies. I rarely even eat pie, but I feel like I’m supposed to make at least one this week since I made so many in the past weeks. In the week or so … Continue reading Because yes, sometimes pies are squared…
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche Last Friday, the Fort Davis Lions Club held the Enchilada Supper fundraiser. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. While we had a number of seasoned Enchilada Supper veterans, our … Continue reading Fort Davis Lions Club Enchilada Supper was a huge success!