• Read ‘That’s What Co-ops Are For’
  • Read Tomatoes
  • Read Queen Bess Soared
  • Read Focus on Texas: Man-made vs. Nature
  • Read Texas Talk Man
  • ‘That’s What Co-ops Are For’

    Three months of historic weather in 2020 unleashed the full force of Texas’ co-op family

  • Tomatoes

    Sliced is nice, but you can also bake them into saucy desserts and other treats

  • Queen Bess Soared

    Bessie Coleman slipped from the grips of gravity and Jim Crow to become the first African American female pilot and first Native American female pilot

  • Focus on Texas: Man-made vs. Nature

    Humans forever encroach on the environment, but Mother Nature often reminds us we do so on her terms

  • Texas Talk Man

    He had some of Hollywood’s biggest stars talkin’ and dressin’ the part



Feature

‘That’s What Co-ops Are For’

Three months of historic weather in 2020 unleashed the full force of Texas’ co-op family

Feature

Texas Talk Man

He had some of Hollywood’s biggest stars talkin’ and dressin’ the part

Web Extras

June 2021 Web Extras

Find exclusive online content from this issue

Texas USA

Do Words Bug You?

A master naturalist spins a web around the tangled language of the natural world

June 2021 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: Man-made vs. Nature

Humans forever encroach on the environment, but Mother Nature often reminds us we do so on her terms

Footnotes in Texas History

Queen Bess Soared

Bessie Coleman slipped from the grips of gravity and Jim Crow to become the first African American female pilot and first Native American female pilot

Finish This Sentence

I Thought I Was Smart Until …

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence

Observations

Parent Imperfect

Love outdistances cool in appreciation of a good father

Currents

Dawn to Dusk

Some of the topics we looked into while you were reading last month’s issue

Feature

Listening to Texas

How folklorists saved the soundtrack of the Lone Star State


TCP Kitchen

Tomatoes

Sliced is nice, but you can also bake them into saucy desserts and other treats

TCP Kitchen

Potluck Dishes

It’s all about sharing, including family favorites such as baked beans from author Toni Tipton-Martin’s award-winning cookbook

TCP Kitchen

Fresh Herbs

Give your dishes, including scones, lentils and smoked pork, a distinctive zing

TCP Kitchen

Tacos

Some of the most creative and complex flavors ever to meet a tortilla


Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Deep Dip

Wimberley’s seemingly bottomless Jacob’s Well invites a plunge

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Used Cars

Visit Amarillo’s Cadillac Ranch to leave your mark on an art shrine

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Heart of the Matter

Set yourself on a course for smack-dab in the middle of the state

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Where Artistry Congregates

Czech and German painted churches in Central Texas are sparkling shrines


Safety

Preparing for Disasters

Planning ahead helps keep your family safe

Safety

Remember Electrical Safety This Month

Review household hazards and ways to keep them at bay

Safety

Beware of DIY Electrical Work

Call an expert for jobs that probably aren’t as easy as they look

Energy Efficiency

Garden Efficiently

A little planning and effort can beautify green space with a minimum of electricity, water



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