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
[PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE] Last week, the Fort Davis Lions Club held our largest annual fundraiser, the Enchilada Supper. In the weeks leading up to the event, we brainstormed, planned and prepped. Thanks to a very … Continue reading Fort Davis Lions Club serving up the whole enchilada
(PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE) UPDATE: This restaurant is now closed. The other day, my husband and I happened to be in Van Horn at lunch time and decided to try something new. Double DD’s Barbecue, a … Continue reading Next time you’re in Van Horn, check out Double DD’s Barbecue
[[PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE]] Last Saturday, as guests of our friends Beth and Larry Francell, we attended the Friends of Camp Mitre Peak Chuck Wagon cook-out at Camp Mitre Peak Girl Scout Camp, in the shadow … Continue reading An evening of chuck wagon cooking in the mountains
REPRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE http://www.alpineavalanche.com Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. Did you know that? I just learned that the other day. All these years, I’ve enjoyed tacos and margaritas in honor of Mexico’s … Continue reading There’s more to Cinco de Mayo than tacos and margaritas
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE NEWSPAPER It’s not always easy being the new kids on the block… unless you live on the main drag in Fort Davis, Texas. My husband and I decided two years ago that … Continue reading Debut of my newest weekly newspaper column all about food… Savoring West Texas
First of all, I’d like to apologize for my lack of doing food lately… it’s not that I haven’t been doing food, it’s that I haven’t felt like writing about it. Too much life getting in the way. But I’ve … Continue reading Who CARES what it’s called. It’s easy and delicious.