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Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department

Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department

Carol Dawson and Roger Allen Polson present almost 100 years of history and never-before-seen photographs that track the development of the Texas Highway Department (now called the Texas Department of Transportation or TxDOT). Today, after 100 years of the Texas Highway Department, the state boasts over 80,000 miles of paved, state-maintained roads that accommodate more than 25 million vehicles. Sure to interest history enthusiasts and casual readers alike, decades of progress and turmoil, development and disaster, and politics and corruption come together once more in these pages, which tell the remarkable story of an infrastructure 100 years in the making.
$39.95
From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes

From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes

Nola McKey explores the state’s foodways through heirloom recipes. In this collection of more than one hundred third-generation (and older) recipes, Texans share not only the delicious dishes they inherited from their ancestors but the stories and traditions that accompany them. Additionally, McKey provides tips for preserving your own family recipes and for recording the heritage surrounding a special dish. She also includes recommendations for festivals and museums where readers can learn more about Texas foods and cultures. Illustrated with family photos and original watercolors by Cora McKown. 8 x 8 inches, paperback. 288 pages. 36 color photos, 43 b&w photos, 41 watercolor illustrations.
$29.95
Natural Edge Mesquite Cutting Board

Natural Edge Mesquite Cutting Board

Gift Shop Exclusive This handmade serving board is crafted from mesquite wood with a beautiful turquoise inlay by Waco Woodworks located in Texas. Complete with a durable and food safe finish. Each piece is hand-carved based on the grain of the wood so no two boards are alike. Each board is over 1” thick.
$150.00