Blue Water Natural Foods in Alpine has long been a favorite shopping destination of mine. If you live in the Trans-Pecos region or have driven down Highway 118 from Alpine to South County and have not checked out Blue Water, … Continue reading Food is Medicine at Blue Water Natural Foods
Our most recent Sunday drive took us down south to Presidio, on a sunny and perfect West Texas day. This cruise, we decided to take a road we’d never been on before – the Pinto Canyon Road. Having read reviews, … Continue reading The road to nowhere took us to the Oasis
It seems like “waffling” is all the rage these days. And by “waffling,” I mean putting things other than waffle batter in waffle irons to cook. I often see things that folks waffle and it makes me think, “Why didn’t … Continue reading To waffle, or not to waffle? That is the question…
I recently shared that my husband purchased a discada (“Cowboy Wok” made from a plow disc) from a fellow down in Marfa. As luck would have it, we soon found the perfect companion for it – a rocket stove. When … Continue reading Rocket stoves… using less fuel for more cooking power
This past weekend, I made more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches than I’ve made in a year. Actually, I haven’t made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches since this weekend last year, when the Fort Davis Lions Club worked as support … Continue reading When peanut butter sandwiches are the best thing since sliced bread…
Can them. (insert groan and eye-roll here). All joking aside, I love tomatoes. Four green tomatoes. I’ve been watching them for what seems to be months… big green tomatoes, hanging from my lone tomato plant, not growing, and certainly not … Continue reading How do you get rid of unproductive tomatoes?
Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche newspaper – Sept. 7, 2017 Looking around the heavily-autographed food truck with a colorful dinosaur perched on the roof, you’ll notice all sorts of fossils and rocks on display. Aaron and Katrina Thomas, … Continue reading Once you try Tri La Bite, you’ll be back for more