How Did Texas Become The Only State With Its Own Toast?

“It fits right in with this idea that we’re better. We have our own toast. It’s named after us.”

By Ben PhilpottMay 24, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From KUT:

What’s the first food item that jumps into your head when you think of Texas? BBQ? Queso? Breakfast tacos?

All reasonable choices. But you’d be missing the obvious, a food item that bears the name of the state: Texas toast.

This simple-to-make giant slab of bread is on menus across the state and around the country. It accompanies breakfast, lunch and dinner. But how did it come to be? That’s the question Calvin Watson asked our ATXplained series.

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