Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stirring the Pot: Teague’s Tavern

On their last day off before the 21-day run of the spring antiques show, Kiki and Don Teague were overseeing the set-up of a...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...
Garden Co. Marketplace and Cafe Dixie Ray Hamilton

Stirring the Pot: The Garden Co. Marketplace & Cafe

I was supposed to meet with owner and designer Stevie Thompson and chef Kenny Kopecky at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon to take advantage of...
Junk Gypsies Hey Y'all

Junk Gypsies Hey Y’all

Hey Y'all from the Junk Gypsies Amie Sikes and Jolie Sikes junkers, authors, TV stars, daughters, sisters, moms...Round Top business women We don’t claim be experts…...
Barbecue Biscuits and Beans is a cookbook by Cliff Teinert and Bill Cauble

Barbecue, Biscuits and Beans 

Barbecue, Biscuits and Beans and My German and Wendish Roots As told to Katie Stavinoha by Cliff as he drove to the Dudley Brothers Hereford Bull...

Bone Spirits: A Distillation Short Course

Distilling spirits is equal parts science and art. Joe Alecci, distiller at Bone Spirits, provides a short course in farm to bottle distilling. Mashing 101 The...

Newman’s Bakery in Bellville

A Taste of Newman’s Bakery in Bellville After graduating from Bellville High School, wanderlust took Mike Newman to Europe where he spent a year in...
Volare Italian Restaurant Silvio Gennaro. Photo by Dixie Ray Hamilton.

Volare Italian Restaurant in Brenham

Volare Italian Restaurant in Brenham The first time I met Silvio DiGennaro, the chef-owner of Volare, the lunch rush was winding down. The serenity of...

Bone Spirits: A Spirited Primer

Vodka, gin and whiskey are defined first by distillation proof and then by production characteristics such as location of production, aging methods and ingredients...