Several stories in the October magazine feature Web Extras, with additional information and photos available online. Here are links to stories where you’ll find web-exclusive content in videos, slideshows with images and sidebars marked Web Extra.
A Final Score
In a video, Mary Hemphill tells about the fifth quarter tradition she helped start in Mason 50 years ago. We share a recipe for tavern burgers, which the kids in Mason sometimes get to enjoy after football games. And folks in Blanco talk about their fifth quarters.
Putting Others First
Read about how co-op members chip in to assist volunteer fire departments. And check out a map showing where nearly 50 co-ops around the state have involvement with VFDs.
Watch a video of Food Editor Paula Disbrowe reprising the Imperial Tenderloin recipe that we first published in June 1959. That’s our Retro Recipe this month as we’ve been featuring dishes from past issues of the magazine all year to celebrate our 75th anniversary. Also, check out the original Imperial Tenderloin recipe and the pages that featured it in June 1959.
Chet Garner had to see Rogan Field for himself. That’s the San Saba High School football field built over a cemetery, where spirits sometimes seem to be at play as much as the two football teams. Enjoy his video.
75th Anniversary Timeline: Outdoors
We gathered many more events and milestones than we could fit in the magazine. Do you know when the first Terlingua Chili Cook-Off was held? Or what pink granite dome the Nature Conservancy deeded to the state in 1978? How about what the highest temperature ever recorded in Texas is? Our online timeline is a breath of fresh air.