We’ve been in a Texas state of mind lately. Can you blame us? It’s a pretty amazing state and we certainly wouldn’t want to mess with it.
Here are a few books we’ve been reveling in lately. Take a look while we finish up a little brisket.
Dallas Noir - Edited by InkWell’s own David Hale Smith. "Dallas is not a TV show. It’s a real city … For the past forty years, my capacity to be surprised by it has not diminished one bit.“
The Prophets of Smoked Meat - by the handsome gentleman in the picture above, the one and only BBQ Snob - Daniel Vaughn. A comprehensive guide to Texas barbecue includes pit masters’ recipes, tales of the road—from country meat markets to roadside stands, sumptuous photography, and a panoramic look at the Lone Star State, where smoked meat is sacred.
Dallas 1963 - by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis. DALLAS 1963 is not only a fresh look at a momentous national tragedy but a sobering reminder of how radical, polarizing ideologies can poison a city-and a nation.