The Legend of Joe Burney

The following is a short excerpt from a Foodways Texas oral history project recounting the life of Houston barbecue legend, Joe Burney. Karen Mayberry: My father, Joe Burney was born March 5, 1903 in Baldwin, Louisiana. He moved to Houston and got a job “in service” which meant working as…

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Millheim Father’s Day BBQ

Here’s some images by O. Rufus Lovett from last year’s Father’s Day BBQ at Millheim. I’ll be out there early in the morning! Come say hello. BBQ is served at 11 am–$10 a plate. Plenty of co’ beer on hand. Gambling for homemade cakes. See you there! Millheim Harmonie Verein’s…

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The Oldest BBQ in Texas

Cat Springs Agricultural Society has been holding a community barbecue out back behind the German dance hall for over 150 years. This is the oldest barbecue tradition in Texas. Here’s a message from Marilyn at Cat Springs Dance Hall for those who may want to come and take photos before…

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