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McConaughey and master distiller Eddie Russell have collaborated to launch Wild Turkey Longbranch, a new bourbon that’s filtered with Texas mesquite and oak charcoals.
Elote Cafe Spicy Anasazi Beans with heritage barley and mesquite cornbread.
The coffee table — an old slab of mesquite — was one of Janie's woodworking projects, and her stained glass work and metal mobiles glint in several rooms.
Near County Road 224 and U.S. 181, on land strewn with junked cars, barbed wire, mesquite trees and remnants of railroad tracks, Plauchet and Ivo spent nearly three hours into breaking dawn looking for Puente and his girlfriend, Jenevieve Ramos.
The family rarely left the four-bedroom, two-bath home on 36 acres dotted with mesquite trees, said neighbor Ricky Vinyard.
The caravan makes its way into Santa Monica, down one of the few paved roads, past fields of unkempt grass, yellow wildflowers, mesquite trees, cactus and the occasional stray dog.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, for whatever reason, seems to think that Houstonians would be interested in eating barbecue not smoked with mesquite.
The main course includes slow-cooked prime rib (rubbed with rosemary and mesquite seasoning) dished up with mashed red potatoes, roasted asparagus and baby carrots and creamy horseradish sauce.
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Origin and Etymology of mesquite
First Known Use: 1759See Words from the same year
MESQUITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mesquite for English Language Learners
: a tree or bush that grows in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico and that has a hard wood which is often used in grilling food because of the special flavor produced by its smoke; also : the wood of the mesquite
MESQUITE Defined for Kids
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