I’ve noticed a change in Porter’s Thriftway Grocery Store in Fort Davis that I think deserves some recognition. I’m often at Porter’s every day, if not every other day. I’ve always liked buying my ingredients fresh, on the day I … Continue reading Finding new inspiration in the spice aisle at Porter’s
I recently read an article about what you should eat to live to be 100 years old. I try my best to eat healthy most of the time, but occasionally indulge in something probably not terribly healthy that was made … Continue reading Are pinto beans the secret to longevity?
Please note: I have held off on publishing this full-length until I knew our friend was well on his way, especially since I tend to be the Queen of Oversharing… plus I’m limited by a wordcount in the newspaper 🙂 My husband and I have recently been hosting an old friend visiting the United States from Bavaria. Munich, to be more precise. It has been wunderbar (that means “wonderful” in German). We knew that Josef was headed to the U.S. sometime this month for his two-month American “walkabout” of sorts that he’s taken regularly for about 40 years. That’s how … Continue reading When Bavaria arrives in Far West Texas
(((NOTE: AGAIN, I will post pictures as time permits … I’m like so super busy blah blah blah and stuff LOL … feral cats don’t domesticate themselves, you know 😉 HOWEVER, the picture I’m using across the top here is … Continue reading Fort Davis fun and food through the eyes of a local
(((NOTE: I will post more photos as time permits… I totally spaced on updating my blog and have been incredibly busy doing non-computery stuff!!! I’m two weeks behind and it’s Spring Break… doesn’t everybody subscribe to the Alpine Avalanche anyway???))) The bluebonnets are in bloom and the warm weather birds have returned… and that means it’s time for Spring Breakers to head to far West Texas, likely with a visit to Alpine on the itinerary. Whether you live in the area or are visiting, it never hurts to be armed with information before hitting the food truck scene here in … Continue reading Food trucks in Alpine for Spring 2019 – here’s what you need to know
“This is terrible. This is the worst coffee I’ve ever had. What is this brown water?” I knew it was pretty bad, but while I didn’t know it was as terrible as he made it sound, I wasn’t even slightly … Continue reading Roasting coffee beans at home for a fresh cup every time
We recently spent a busy Saturday afternoon running around Alpine for construction supplies and while we were at McCoy’s, Manager Robert Murphy showed me pictures on his phone of a beautiful plate of food he’d recently eaten at a restaurant … Continue reading Los Jalapeños Café in Alpine hits the spot every time