Monthly Archives: August 2011

**NEW** Texas State Fair Sampler

“Howdy, folks! I’m Big Tex!” These words will soon be booming aloud over the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas, and any good Texan knows that there is just nothing quite like it. Can’t you picture it? Hot sun … Continue reading

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Tailgate Talk…A Plethora of Pralines

When a true Texas thinks of Texas candy, the first thing that comes to mind should be Texas pralines. Diverse in flavor and style as the Texas landscape, the one thing Texas pralines have in common is that they are … Continue reading

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A Pecan Peculiarity…

Did you know? Texas adopted the pecan tree as its state tree in 1919. In fact, Texas Governor James Hogg liked pecan trees so much that he asked if a pecan tree could be planted at his grave site when … Continue reading

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This Week’s Tailgate Talk…

Each Friday we will feature special products, customer reviews and testimonials, or other Texas Treats news. Of course, we’d love to hear from you. You can be featured by sending us your comments, feedback, and Texas Treats testimonials to sales@texastreats.com … Continue reading

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The Alamo’s Basement

The Alamo has a basement? Not really, but Pee Wee Herman thought so in his 1985 movie, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Have you ever been there? Many Texans go there as kids, and while neat to see, it rarely leaves … Continue reading

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Family Fun Month

Did you know that this month, August, is the official “Family Fun Month”? Well, it is! And what better way to enjoy family than a nice road trip? Of course, road trips can happen anywhere for any reason, but the … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Heat, Texas!

In your mouth, that is. With record-breaking temperatures across the nation and a 34-day (and counting) heat streak of temps over 100 here in North Texas, why would we dare ask you to turn up the heat? Because, as the … Continue reading

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