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CultWestern Approved Summer Cookout Gear

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Its time for backyard cookouts and parties out in the hot summer sun.  Here are some items I’ve been enjoying that will keep your backyard cookouts and parties cool in even the hottest weather.

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The Guad cap from Sendero Hat Co.

A hat featuring El Capitan and Guadalupe Peak, the highest peak in Texas. This is a fine rendition of one of my favorite National Parks and a great way to show off West Texas.

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Tumbleweed Texstyles t-shirts

A lightweight cotton poly blend that stays cool and not clingy in hot weather. Lots of great designs and some really great customer service.

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American Hat Co. Straw Hats

Straw hats handmade in Texas, lightweight and airy to keep your head cool while blocking out a whole lot of sun. They’ve got a big range of hats from more tame options to really bright, busy models. First straw hat I’ve had that felt light but not brittle or plasticky. Worth the price.

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Smoke Meat Everyday Apron from West Elm

Out of stock at the store, but not too hard to find online. I got one of these aprons as a gift from my wife and it’s a good way to show your simultaneous devotion to delicious barbecue and Dr. Dre.

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Chipotle Texas chile powders and seasonings

A wide range of chile powders and seasonings grown in Hudspeth County Texas, on the banks of the Rio Grande River. I use the dried Red Serrano Powder in place of cayenne or paprika (sprinkle a little on top of potato salad for a visual and flavorful kick). Great for making dry rubs, marinades or just perking up your eggs in the morning.

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Terlingua Gold from Big Bend Brewing

A bright, moderately hopped taste that goes oh so good with a shot of Tequila and a wedge of lime. Excellent hot weather thirst quencher.

And Finally

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Don’t do it. Just don’t.

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About Seth

Bury my heart in West Texas.

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