Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cooking in Texas: Recipes to Savor

Are you hungry for dinner yet? Prepare to salivate, because we’ve got some delicious dishes to share with you! As we prepare for our Cooking in Texas event, we asked our panelists to share some of their favorite recipes with us. Today we’ve shared a few entries, and we’ll post a couple more next week. If these tickle your taste buds, please join us at Bennett Auditorium on Thursday, February 12, at 3:30, to talk Texas food and cuisine—and then head to the Texas Collection reading room for a reception featuring regional cuisine prepared by culinary students at Texas State Technical College, more foodie discussion, and cookbook signings. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading

Posted in Addie Broyles, Cookbooks, Cooking in Texas, Elizabeth Borst White, Lisa Fain, Marvin Bendele, Mary Margaret Pack | 1 Comment

Research Ready: January 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about photographs from the Waco African American community in the early 1900s, recipes and postcards from across Texas, and materials from Baylor’s BU records: George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Continue reading

Posted in African-Americans, Baptist universities and colleges, Cookbooks, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, McLennan County, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco | Leave a comment

Texas over Time: Galveston Causeway

If you’ve driven to Galveston, you’ve taken advantage of the causeway. Check out our latest Texas over Time GIF to see different views of this engineering feat. Continue reading

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From a Newspaper to Milk: The Borden Family Legacy in Texas

They’re known for a newspaper and a milk (among other achievements)–name that Texas family. If you guessed the Bordens, you got it–learn more about the family’s service to the Republic of Texas in our latest blog post. Continue reading

Posted in Frontier and pioneer life, Gail Borden, John Borden, Lizzie Borden, Republic of Texas, Telegraph and Texas Register, Texas Revolution, Thomas Borden, United States history | Leave a comment