Deep Fried Heaven at The State Fair of Texas

Big Tex, the 55 foot-high symbol of The State Fair of Texas, waves a welcome to the crowd. “Howdy,” he says. “This is Big Tex.” Continue reading

Baleens and Bivalves – Cape Cod’s got it all

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When I think of Cape Cod, I think of seafood – shiny red lobsters, their shelled claws dripping with melted butter; sweet, juicy oysters on the half shell; and that archetypal Massachusetts beach fare – succulent fried clams. I tried these first as a teen while visiting The Cape and thus began a lifelong love affair with the little bivalves. Continue reading