There’s a good chance you’re reading this after I’ve tearfully sent the last of my visiting family back to their faraway homes after nearly a week of experiencing far West Texas for the first time. When my sister, Casey, who … Continue reading Summer vacations in Far West Texas
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.
Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche – Aug. 10, 2017 UPDATE 02/2018: I’m very sad to report that the bakery is closed. It was my weekend go-to when I didn’t feel like cooking breakfast and/or wanted to grab something … Continue reading Check out the Smallest Bakery West of the Pecos… Sweet and Savory Bakery!
Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche – July 27, 2017 One of the things I love about living in Fort Davis is being near the Fort Davis National Historic Site. If ever you feel like modern life is weighing … Continue reading What a treat to find a cookbook at the Fort Davis National Historic Site
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche – July 20, 2017 I took this photo last year near the Fort Davis Presbyterian Church. A couple months ago, we decided that we wanted to plant prickly pear cactuses as one … Continue reading Prickly Pear season is upon us in far West Texas
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche This weekend, I had the privilege of serving as a judge for the Mile High Chili Cook-Off at the Davis Mountains State Park. This year was the third annual chili cook-off, and … Continue reading Davis Mountains State Park’s 3rd annual Mile High Chili Cook-Off
Printed with the permission of The Alpine Avalanche Last weekend, the Hammerfest Cycling Race came to Fort Davis. It was my second time to experience it as a Lions Club member, helping with different positions for the USA Cycling sanctioned … Continue reading If you’re going to feed a crowd, get out the slow cookers