Catch up on three new Texas-centric tomes
Kelley Cleary Coffeen, PHD.
This cookbook featuring Tex-Mex recipes approved by the American Diabetes Association will be a treat for those who no longer indulge in their favorite restaurant chile con carne. Coffeen is a seasoned food consultant and blogger who has been guiding home cooks since the early 1990s. Now she has found her career in translating recipes for those suffering from diabetes. Tacos, tamales, flautas, soups, and even queso, are featured with delicious fillings and seasonings. Coffeen puts the emphasis on fresh produce, lean proteins and certain cooking techniques to keep the bold flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine in a healthier way.
OFFICIAL GUIDE TO TEXAS STATE PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES
This photo-filled hardback guide gives readers overviews of parks and historical sites all over the state. Whether you are planning an epic road trip or looking to find places in DFW that are a part of Texas history, this revised edition will jumpstart your itinerary. The guide is divided regionally and goes into details such as camping and lodging facilities, attractions and activities like horseback riding or guided tours. Parent is a Wimberley, Texas native, photographer and contributor to Texas Monthly, National Geographic Traveler and Travel and Leisure. Find a chair by the fire and start planning your next Texas adventure!
TEXAS BBQ SMALL TOWN TO DOWNTOWN
Photographsby Wyatt McSpaddenwithcontributions by Aaron Franklin and Daniel Vaughn
This hardback coffee table book is a tribute to the cooks who work around the clock to produce the dishes that diehard BBQ fanatics wait in line for. Austin BBQ legend Aaron Franklin of Franklin’s BBQ wrote the foreward to this photographic odyssey. Smoke and fire are the foundations of BBQ, but the pitmasters featured are the guiding figures who determine trends and save classic recipes from disappearing. If you have a love for burnt ends and smoke in your eyes, McSpadden has compiled a beautiful book for you to savor between meals.