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The Taste, part II

Edd and Nina Hendee were out to dinner, three kids in tow. It was 35 years ago and Edd can still recall, “It was one of the worst meals I’ve ever put in my mouth. Not to mention the service was ghastly.” At the time their Taste of Texas in Houston was struggling, “trying to […]

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The Taste, part I

Have you ever met the president? Me neither, but a trip to Houston’s Taste of Texas left me feeling like I had. Owners Edd and Nina Hendee are less known for their political prowess and more for their hospitality, but an afternoon in their restaurant had me thinking I was in the presence of famous […]

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From the beginning

My mom does this thing with movies that I’ve just never understood. She’ll scroll through the channels, find a film and invest in it – even if it’s halfway over. “Mom! We have no idea what happened in the beginning,” I’ll say with a smile and a tinge of frustration. In reality, it matters none. […]

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The Kansas coincidence

The basics of quality beef production know no borders

Driving from Kansas to Ohio, farmland stretches out to the north and south of Interstate 70. Rolling hills that remind me of home soon begin to climb higher, and trees grow thicker alongside streams. “And people say this isn’t scenic?” I say aloud behind the wheel of my neatly-packed Nissan headed east last week. It […]

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Beef chain in the backyard

“When the snow melts and the boat docks are in, CAB better be on the shelf.” I’m in the passenger seat of a Ford pickup backed up to a large animal veterinarian’s practice. I’m in a border town of Wyoming and Idaho about to unload a horse off a trailer. I’m with Jim Benedict and […]

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