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Spicy caramel corn | Homesick Texan
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Spicy caramel corn

Popcorn has long been a family favorite. It was my grandfather’s go-to snack and he’d sit with a big bowl on his lap,…

Mexican chocolate fudge | Homesick Texan
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Mexican chocolate fudge

At Christmastime my senior year of high school, I had a classmate who was going through a tough time, so another friend and…

Spicy pecan brittle | Homesick Texan
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Spicy pecan brittle

This is the season of giving, and one of my favorite things to give is candy. Texans have a long tradition of making…

Dr Pepper peanut brittle | Homesick Texan
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Dr Pepper peanut brittle

A friend brought up an interesting point the other day. She said, “Why do Texans refer to all soft drinks as Coke?” And…