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Tag Archives | Winter 2017-18 Issue Highlights

Just Beet It


Photo: iStock.com/Ekaterina Molchanova

I could smell them simmering on the stove long before I made it to the kitchen. The acrid scent of vinegar assaulting my teenage nose. At first whiff, I’d run up the stairs and into my room, shutting the door behind me, hoping to seal myself off from what was to come in another hour or two.…

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What’s In Season: Winter 2017-18

Arugula
Beets & Beet Greens
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Cilantro
Citrus (Rio Grande Valley)
Collards
Dill
Endive
Fennel
Fenugreek
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leek
Lettuce
Mizuna
Mustard greens
Parsnips
Peas (Sugar snap, English)
Radicchio
Radishes
Rosemary
Rutabaga
Shallots
Spinach
Swiss Chard
Winter Squash
Turnips & Turnip Greens
Watercress

Compiled with the help of Marie Tedei, Eden’s Garden CSA Farm.…

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The Big Squeeze: It’s Citrus Time

As the weather turns colder and the selections at the market become more rooty, citrus begins to appear. It’s like a ray of hope, a bit of sunshine breaking through the grayest of seasons. Spring will return. It’s not here yet, but it will come.…

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Winter Warmers and a Smoky Manhattan

This dazzling dinner menu comes from the kitchen of Texas Spice, the Omni Dallas Hotel’s farm-to-table restaurant. Start your guests off with Millionaire’s Bacon and a Campfire Manhattan made with Texas craft whiskey. Next, the ultimate winter dish—Apple Cider Pork Belly nestled atop Maple Butternut Squash puree.…

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Chefs Go Country—With Triplets


George and Katie Brown with (from left) Oliver, William and Clementine.

Photography by Melinda Ortley

“GEORGE” shouts the sign—a multi-colored, all-caps, plastic affair overlooking George and Katie Brown’s dining area, where five distressed- metal bistro chairs hug a spare, round table.…

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Finding Peace in the Earth

Photography by Kelly Yandell

At first glance, New Hope Garden looks like any other Texas garden. Broad leaves and yellow blossoms of squash stand next to tomatoes, okra, cucumbers and ripening watermelon. There is the smell of earth and the sound of cicadas.…

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When Harry Met Judi

Photography by Teresa Rafidi


Judi Glasgow and Harry Butaud are living their dream at JuHa Ranch near Barry, where she drives the ATV and Harry travels by horse to manage their herds of cattle and sheep.

Brown braids. Domed cowboy hat.…

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Weathering the Storm with Texas Farmers


Garrett Gundermann surveys field of sweet corn destroyed by Hurricane Harvey’s winds. Two days later, the field was engulfed in six-feet of water after unremitting rain.

Garrett Gundermann returned my call from the field four days after Hurricane Harvey left 490 acres of his 500-acre farm in Wharton County under water.…

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