Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream ... but was it local cream? And did the cows eat organic grass? And who owns the dairy? Tell us, mice. People have questions about their food these days. Recently I spotted a Texas butter called Falfurrias at the grocery store. The yellow package proclaims ... More >>
‚ÄčA very good Friend of Unfair Park found this old newspaper cutout here. It's an ad from the October 4, 1911, issue of the Dallas Times Herald, and, as you can see, it promises quite the something special -- then, certainly, and now most definitely. Our Friend, a history buff hoping for a miracle ... More >>
The still-current trend in menu-writing is to append a place name to every dish, proclaiming its local origins. But back when Texas was largely unsettled, folks did it the other way around: They named their towns after food. Dozens of Texan towns have shared their names with fruits and nuts. ... More >>
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