Texas Capitol Building

My parents just visited us for a few days from California. It was really nice to see them and for Jordan and Savannah to spend time with their grandparents. While they were here, we visited the capitol building in downtown Austin. Man, oh man, was it impressive! I thought I'd share some of our pics [...]


Texas Beef Brisket

Didn't take me long to get to making this brisket, now did it? As my latest poll drew near a close and it was clear Brisket would be the winner, I'm pretty sure Dustin asked me every day when I was going to make it.  You see, brisket, Dustin and I go way back.  Let [...]


Apple Cider Pulled Pork Sandwich

Apple Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches

You can bet I ate my weight in barbecue while recently traveling through Texas. One meal I couldn't quite get enough of was a pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw on top.  I had tried this sandwich a few times in California with mixed results, so I was very excited for our Texas trip to try [...]


Back from Texas

Hi everyone!  Just wanted to share Dustin and I have returned from our trip to Texas.  Thanks so much to everyone who offered suggestions for restaurants while we were there. Wow...lots of driving, but it was definitely nice to have all our creature comforts with us in our car and to avoid the airlines. Me [...]