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VIDEO: Renderbrook Spade Ranch Hands / Cutting Cattle

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by in Videos

This 3-minute clip shows hands on the Renderbrook Spade Ranch doing some cutting and continues with them working cattle. For more in this vein, see other video under the Videos tab, above. COPYRIGHT JESSE MULLINS 2010 Also see this article: Under the Spade Brand.

Only in Texas: Chicken-fried Bacon

Posted on 22. Jun, 2011 by in Food

It’s called “chicken-fried bacon.” As someone once described it, “They’ve taken fat, they’ve double-coated it in fat, they’ve fried it in more fat, and then they’ve served it with a side order of fat.” And, so, when I found this dish on the menu at a restaurant (Catfish Corner) here in my hometown of Abilene, […]

Real Ranch, Real Rancher: John R. Erickson

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by in People

To most who are familiar with the tabletop flatness of much of the Texas panhandle, the ruggedness of the Canadian River Valley would seem a departure. This decidedly un-panhandle-like terrain is home to John and Kris Erickson and their M-Cross Ranch, aka the “Ranch that Hank Built.” Situated some 30 miles outside Perryton, occupying some […]