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Author Archive | Terri Taylor

Editor’s Letter Winter 2019-2020

Editor Terri Taylor and publisher Nanci Taylor

On Sunday evening, Oct. 20, as I was editing this issue, a Category EF-3 tornado with winds of 140 mph roared through our neighborhood with little warning, collapsing walls, hurling cars, peeling away roofs and snapping wires and trees.…

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Two for the Road

Story and Photos Terri Taylor  Illustrations Krystal Read

A Sister Trip to the North Texas Wine Country

Sponsored in part by the Texas Department of Agriculture—Texas Wine Marketing

Breezing down U.S. 287 near Decatur, I glance at my sister— my co-pilot—and think of the many times we’ve traveled this road together.…

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Editor’s Letter Fall 2019

Editor Terri Taylor and publisher Nanci Taylor

Each new issue of Edible DFW is a sweet adventure. Who else has a work-week that includes wine-tasting with vineyard owners, foraging with a cool chef and the Texas Plant Guy, and tromping around a barnyard with goats?…

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The Dairy that Nana and Pop Built

Lyn and Steve Horton (aka Nana and Pop) relax on the porch of their milking barn. Photography: Melinda Ortley.

Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go….

I’m seated in Lyn Horton’s farmhouse kitchen with two chilled glasses of raw milk in front of me.…

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Editor’s Letter Summer 2019

Editor Terri Taylor and publisher Nanci Taylor. PHOTO: MELINDA ORTLEY.

Caring and connection might seem to be in short supply these days, but the folks featured in this summer issue convince us otherwise.

On Saturday mornings, in community gardens throughout North Texas, volunteer gardeners pick chard, radishes and other seasonal veggies that will go not into their own pantries, but into bins at local food banks.…

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Stuart Finds a Home

Stuart with his fur-ever family—Karl and Nancy Falster and brother Dillon. Photo: Allison V. Smith

“I didn’t want a dog,” says Nancy Falster, recalling how it all began. “But Karl insisted I needed one.”

Nancy and Karl own Falster Farm and Cattle Ranch in Wood County near Winnsboro, where they raise organic vegetables, freerange chicken and grass-fed cattle.…

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Spice of Life

At Coppell Farmers Market, Sapna selling her beSPICED blends with mom Saroj, son Aditya and daughter Mihika. Photo: Terri Taylor

At Coppell Farmers Market, a group of curious shoppers gathers under the demo tent to watch vendor Sapna Punjabi-Gupta prepare spiced chai.…

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Editor’s Letter Winter 2018-19


Every Christmas Eve, I make my mother-in-law’s creamy bourbon-laced eggnog. Margo always served it alongside her pecan cheeseball, and so do I. The drink became more meaningful after she died. My sisters-in-law and I call each other in a panic when one of us can’t find her handwritten recipe.…

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