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Chow Down on Chili This Week!

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It’s chilly this week (pun intended)! Texas weather is unpredictable as ever, and so are our variations on this southern, saucy classic: homemade chili…the heartier the better! National Chili Day also happens to be THIS Friday, so there’s no better excuse to break out the crock-pot and get cookin’.

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Meet the Master Class of Kolaches from Little Gretel

Some are calling it the “next generation donut” or “the new bagel.” Forget everything you think you know about kolaches…THESE are the real deal. Open wide for authentic Czech kolaches from Chef Denise Mazal of the spectacular Little Gretel Restaurant in beautiful Boerne.

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The ‘Hottest’ Wine Trail in Texas is Off Hwy 290!

There’s no way around it: the way we taste our Texas wines has changed. We’re now America’s No. 5 wine-producing state! If you haven’t heard the buzz on the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 as of late, it’s time to hit the trail. Some of the best wine in Texas is being produced right in our own backyard…

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Boost Your Mood Without the Meds!

More docs agree that there are certain foods that can actually increase the levels of serotonin in your brain. I’ve found over the years that making smarter choices in the foods I choose does help with weight loss and can even boost my moods…happy foods, if you will!

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Party Platters Make the Grade with Taste Elevated!

One of the easiest and most colorful ways to entertain this holiday season is a charcuterie plate you can arrange from the comfort of home. Lucky for us, we’ve got yummy creations from Taste Elevated to bring your snacks to that next culinary level.

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Cheers to the Best Little Bed & Brew in Fredericksburg

ANY excuse to visit the beautiful Texas Hill Country, as well as the charming town of Fredericksburg is good enough for me. There’s some great beer being made along Main Street from the friendly folks at Fredericksburg Brewing Company. In fact, we caught them on the date of their 20th anniversary!

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One Heavenly Herb Garden in Fredericksburg, TX

Who doesn’t love a vacation in their own backyard! This hidden gem is just a day trip away by car; a beautiful setting to totally decompress, because this place has it all. The Fredericksburg Herb Farm sits on 3.5 acres and has recently undergone a revitalization, featuring…

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Your Favorite Texas Wineries are Sourcing from Sysco!

Texas wines are a big business in the Lone Star State and so are the wineries that produce them. Millions of folks travel from all over to visit them each year. Well Texas wineries, take note! Sysco is your source for everything for your winery EXCEPT the wine itself!

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Premium ‘Spirited’ Chocolates from Chocolat

Welcome to Fredericksburg, Texas! I’ve just found the ultimate gift for Mom — a dream come true for your matriarch anyday. These spectacular confections have a liquid center — and are filled with vodka, wine and other popular spirits…

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One Way to Get Real Organic Eggs

The sounds of chickens clucking are becoming more familiar in neighborhoods, maybe even yours! Chicken coops are popping up in backyards everywhere, and it’s all about healthier eating…

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Vacay for Valentine’s Day to La Cantera Hill Country Resort

Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year…lucky for us we have a reason to celebrate all weekend long. Romance reigns at La Cantera Hill Country Resort – where you can stay for a very special Valentine’s Day rate that includes a generous food and beverage credit…

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Festive Flower Glassware from Las Finezas

Fine gifts like you cannot believe from Las Finezas, right around the corner in Boerne. Find something amazing for you, or do any last-minute gift shopping for others – there’s always something beautiful and decorative to be discovered! Get a load of these GORGEOUS bowls, plates and dishware by Emilio Robba…

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