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Canning 101

The process of canning has been around for centuries and is still widely used today. Canning is a method of preserving food that allows you to store food contents for long periods – even several years. Canning methods used today – i.e., the use of a two-part canning lid – dates to the early 20th … Continued

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Local Gastropub: The Crafthouse

Pineapple Upside Down Donut. Mac & Cheese W/ Bacon Crust. The All-American Burger. French Bread Pizza. Dry-Aged Ribeye… Shiner Bock German Chocolate Cake! If your mouth isn’t watering by now, how about a cold mug filled to the brim with your choice of over 18 freshly tapped brews? Welcome to The Crafthouse, Lubbock’s authentically eclectic … Continued

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The Local Grind: Gatsby’s Coffeehouse

Local Llano is bringing back our Local Grind series in 2016. For those few who are not familiar with this series, every piece in the series takes an in-depth look into the local coffee sold on the Llano Estacado. What makes these local gems unique from national branches? This week we look at Gatsby’s Coffeehouse … Continued

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Eat, Drink, and Hang: Local Events in October

It’s no secret the weather in September and October is about the best anyone could ask for. It’s such a nice reprieve from the Llano Estacado’s dog days of summer. When September rolls around, we’re ready for outdoor activities, and these are a few of the best we found. This is a quick list of events … Continued

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Home Brewing by Andrew Husband

“Relax, don’t worry, and have a homebrew!” With this oft-repeated phrase, American beer aficionado Charlie Papazian routinely reminds his readers of the “joy” conveyed by his most famous book’s title: The Complete Joy of Home Brewing. We shouldn’t think of the involved process of brewing one’s own beer as being another chore. The outcome, of … Continued

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