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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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Bar Z Winery-A Taste of Texas

Every day is a “grape” day at Bar Z Winery! Meet Anna McVey, operations manager at Bar Z Winery in Canyon, TX. For her, it all started in the Finger Lakes region of New York.  “It started out as a hobby; my friends and I would load up in the car and go wine tasting until … 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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Local Squeeze: Caprock Winery

During the winter months, there’s only one thing that will warm you up enough to enjoy the season: wine. If you’re like us, you search for the best of the local best. There are plenty of local wineries that produce delicious wine from grapes grown all around our Llano Estacado!   We had the chance … Continued

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The Local Squeeze: Wine Not?

Fall is upon us. Winds are getting chilled, leaves are thinking of falling off of their branches, and the clouds are rolling in. As we willingly cross the threshold into the new season, what better way to kick off your soon-to-be chilly nights by the fire than to get a good list of where to … Continued

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