Last Saturday, we decided to check out the Alpine Farmer’s Market. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that this was our first visit to the farmer’s market, which takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Our normal Saturday visits … Continue reading Alpine Farmer’s Market – my new favorite Saturday morning place
Just in time for Valentine’s Day and this year’s Fort Davis Lions Club Bake Sale, I’ve found a new hobby – candymaking. A couple years ago, I bought candy molds when I discovered that I could make my own chocolate, … Continue reading Love is in the air… and heart-shaped chocolates are in my hand
Several years ago, we discovered a cozy little spot on Murphy Street called El Patio. Behind the Amtrak Station in one of the restored Murphy Street buildings, they had a small dining room and a nice patio for dining al … Continue reading El Patio Mexican Restaurant in Alpine
The Hotel Limpia in Fort Davis is a landmark, sitting on nearly three acres in the heart of downtown, with its lush patio and sturdy two-story stone building. Built in 1912 by the Union Trading Company (owned by local stockholders … Continue reading Blue Mountain Bistro at Hotel Limpia in Fort Davis
A little over 15 years ago, my first newspaper column about food was printed in the Boerne Star. It was a cold and blustery winter day when I sat down at the computer, fretted, and pecked out a short … Continue reading Feeling nostalgic thanks to cold weather and hot soup
Lately it seems that everywhere I look online, someone is touting the benefits of bone broth. Maybe it’s because I spend much of my online time reading about food and wellness, but bone broth as a superfood is currently … Continue reading Bone broth… nourishing people since at least the Second Century B.C.
Nothing makes me happier than new restaurants opening in our Trans-Pecos region – especially when I hear good things about a new one – from multiple people. In visiting with David Busey of La Azteca Jewelers, he raved about the … Continue reading The new Smokehouse BBQ restaurant in Alpine