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The real deal on the Green New Deal

By Jennifer Dorsett I’m sure by now you’ve heard or read about the Green New Deal. In case you haven’t, the broad strokes of this plan are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously trying to correct societal issues. Sound complicated? It is. I’ll spare you most of the details and direct our attention to [...]

How to feel like a rancher

By Jennifer Dorsett Hunting and fishing guides, private chefs, hiking, paddling and fishing. Doesn’t sound like the lifestyle of many ranchers I know. But How to Feel Like a Ranch Owner for a Weekend, a story in Texas Monthly, seems to promise a transformative experience to readers. A chance to reconnect with nature and experience [...]

Texas Chili

By Kelly Bogard Chili is great for chilly weather. And with the North winds beginning to blow, it looks like I'll be making a lot of it soon! There are a few different kinds of chili, though. There's white chili with chicken and cream. There's chili with beans. Chili without beans. And that's what I'm making [...]

5 Super Soups

By Kelly Bogard Soups and stews are a mainstay in our house through the fall and winter months. There's just something soothing about that warm, savory meal that makes my soul happy. We are just past our second cold front of the year here is Central Texas, and my soup pot is screaming to get [...]

Cowboy Casserole

By Kelly Bogard Being a cowboy is a tough job. Sun up to sun down and sometimes in between, cowboys and cowgirls work to keep livestock safe and healthy. They do everything from mending fences to finding lost calves and rounding up a stubborn bull or two. And though I cannot speak from experience on [...]