By Foodways Texas
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Welcome to The Range, where you'll find unexpected stories about Texas foods and cultures. The Range explores the rich variety of Texas foods: from old traditions to new innovations, you'll hear from a diverse set of Texans who are in the thick of growing, cooking, distributing, and eating food. We're a production of Foodways Texas, and we bring a sense of history to the many voices we feature who find a meeting ground in this contentious, boisterous, and rapidly changing state. In this podcast, borders are always permeable, food is always changing, stereotypes are right for busting -- but our table is big enough to accommodate the range of it. It is Texas, after all.
||CleanRanching Below the Nueces||The Range Episode 02: Ranching Below the Nueces In this second episode of The Range, we talk to the McAllen family, owners of the McAllen Ranch north of Edinburg, Texas. The family shares stories about their history, ranching culture,||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeans||The Range Episode 01: Beans In our inaugural episode, we use the humble and ubiquitous bean to explore historical and current topics in Texas food. Beans here tell stories of belonging, from a 19th-century border dispute to a recent trip … Continue re||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A great food/history/culture podcast!
Joining the ranks of excellent podcasts on food, history, and culture is "The Range" from Foodways Texas. This premiere episode on "Beans" ranged widely, from "the black bean episode" of 1843--where captured Texians were forced to pick beans from a jar to determine who would be executed by the Mexicans--to a report from the recent chili competition in Terlingua. Well written and produced, this enjoyable and educational episode has me looking forward to more podcasts from Foodways Texas.