Real Texas New Year 2014

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year to All! Symbolism of New Year’s Day foods In most cultures, foods prepared on New Year’s Day bring good luck. Which foods? Depends upon the culture. Recurring themes are green (life), gold & coins (money/wealth) and pork/ham (because pigs root forward as they eat, embracing challenges). “As New Year’s Day approaches, people […]

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Merry Christmas 2013

December 24, 2013

A Real Texas Christmas A Real Texas Christmas means a lot to us all The muchachos and ninos all speak with a drawl. There’s a mixture of Tex-Mex in all that we say And at this time of year we might holler ole. In Real Texas we’re special each and every one In the way […]

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What does Joe Boxer Christmas Commercial and Real Texas Christmas Recipes have in common?

December 12, 2013

…Hershey Kiss Cookie Recipe! This year is a special Christmas year for us…we have gone through some rough health issues with Ramona, made a major move to San Antonio from our west Texas paradise, but we also have so much to be thankful for. This Christmas season Ramona said, “I’m back on track.  Well I’m […]

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Backyard Gardening tools

December 3, 2013

Christmas gifts for gardeners Here it is December already  and some of you Real Texans have not done all your shopping yet.  I’ve purchased a few things online and a few things from stores, but finding just the right gift is tricky.  However, I looked in my own inventory of products and came up with […]

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Playing for a Good Cause

October 24, 2013

The state of bingo in Texas Although poker comes to mind when thinking about games of chance in Texas (after all, one of the most popular variants of the pastime is named after the state), there is one other game that arguably receives just as much recognition: bingo. The Lone Star State is home to […]

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Groomer’s Seafood Lobster Mania

August 7, 2013

Real Texas Lobster Quesadillas (Editor’s note:  It is so good to have Ramona back posting some of her recipes.  I’ll give everyone  an update in a few days.) Here’s a headline for you:  Live Maine Lobsters come to San Antonio, Texas by the thousands! Groomer’s Seafood in San Antonio had it’s annual Lobster Mania last […]

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Music Video Friday-120

April 12, 2013

Kacey Musgraves is a talented new voice It’s always interesting to hear  new voice and I’m sure the new voice loves hearing the “new” part,  especially when they have been performing for years.  Although Kacey is young, she has hit country music big time and has been performing since she was 9 years old or […]

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Slow Roasted Coconut Oil Infused Salmon

April 8, 2013

We love Salmon!  But we don’t enjoy Salmon that has been cooked too long and is very dry.  Slow roasting makes the moistest Salmon we’ve ever eaten. I started off with a fresh piece of Scottish Loch Duart Salmon that we purchased from Groomer Seafood in San Antonio. A Northern Scotland fishery raises a remarkable […]

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Music Video Friday-119

April 5, 2013

Steve Goodman wrote the hits Arlo Guthrie sings the popular version, but Steve Goodman wrote this song and many other very big hits.

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Real Texas Pork

April 1, 2013

All about natural pork No, it’s not the political type of pork we are talking about here to day.  This is one post that has a couple of video sections that are well worth your time watching and listening to if you have any interest in pork products that are above and beyond organic. We […]

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