2021 GO TEXAN Holiday Gift Guide

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Howdy neighbors! Welcome to the GO TEXAN Holiday Gift Guide! As you browse this special edition, you will find the best Texas made products – from beverages to butter and everything in between. With the holiday season upon us, GO TEXAN reflects upon the past year and on those who have helped shape this program in a Texas-sized way. We value the relationships made through GO TEXAN and look forward to the coming years. Our thoughts turn gratefully to the partners who made this gift guide possible, and hope you will find amazing Texas gifts for everyone on your list. Debra and I wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and GO TEXAN 2022! Remember friends, Texas Agriculture Matters!

Sid Miller Commissioner


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Holiday Gift Guide The GO TEXAN marketing program, launched in 1999, adds a new dimension to the promotion of Texas agriculture. For over 20 years, this award-winning campaign has highlighted a wide variety of agricultural products under one easily recognizable trademark, a glowing brand in the shape of Texas. With GO TEXAN, you get the best of Texas. And remember, when you shop, travel and dine out, you are supporting Lone Star businesses, communities and the hard-working Texans behind them!

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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2021

(877) 99-GOTEX gotexan.org gotexan@TexasAgriculture.gov This publication is created using funding dedicated to marketing Texas goods and products.


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A Elevate Coffee Trading B Reishi & Health This medium roast house espresso blend is as bold as the peak in Big Bend National Park it is named after, while smooth and balanced like the perfect Texas sunset. This is a great house blend to bring the adventure of Texas into your home while also helping elevate the lives of children in and from coffee producing regions!

Our Wake Up tea is perfect for a health boost in the morning. It’s especially great for those who don’t want or need caffeine, or for those who are caffeinesensitive. The Reishi mushroom lowers bad cholesterol levels, promotes heart health, balance blood pressure and hormones, fighting against diabetes. It also helps to reduce stress and improves memory.

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Mama Love Chocolate Protein is recovery nutrition especially designed for plantbased moms who want to maximize their fitness gains or support healthy breast milk supply. Safe for moms at every stage— pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond! Mama Love Chocolate Protein is a healthy way to add energizing, muscleboosting protein to your day.

Smokin’ Mary awardwinning smoked gourmet cocktail mixers start with fresh whole tomatoes (no reconstituted tomato juice) that contribute to a full flavor profile which adds depth of flavor for food recipes in addition to cocktails. Great for the foodie that loves mixologist grade cocktails or someone who loves to cook.

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Our tender Spicy BBQ Jerky has a deeply satisfying taste, made from fresh salmon and is packed with protein. A convenient and healthy alternative to beef, this jerky is flavored with a variety of spices, house made sauces, and contains a high amount of Omega-3's.

Clint & Sons has been making some of Texas' best beef jerky since 1944! With over 15 flavors and counting, we have a large variety of premium beef jerky and snack sticks available.

Two 16 oz. jars of fresh, simple ingredient, sliced pickles. Original Dill is our signature blend of garlic and dill that makes for the perfect combination to snack on or add to sandwiches, BBQ, and more. Habanero is our hot pickle that has perfectly matched salty to spice. But, don't let the Habanero scare you. It adds just the right umph to your pickle. JB's Pantry Pickles are handcrafted and handpacked. We believe in clean, wholesome food that has a simple, short list of ingredients.

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Our original Cinnamon Sugar Coffeecake made in the shape of the great State of Texas.

Deliciously decadent, our small-batch, handcrafted goat milk caramels are melt in your mouth delightful! Made with creamy goat milk and locally sourced honey, the old-fashioned way - in copper kettles, handstirred with wooden paddles.

Pour our beautiful organic and vegan syrup on your pancakes, waffles, ice creams, in your coffees, teas and cocktails and indulge in the best winter flavors this season!

Ginger Pistachio granola tastes homemade and packs a hint of ginger spice that makes it vibrant. Vegan & GlutenFree granola.

Zero Sugar Brands has created 4 seriously delicious varieties of Sugar Free Granola that you can’t get enough of. Luckily, you can take this snack anywhere or just enjoy it with your yogurt in the morning. Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Low Carb, make this an excellent healthy choice.

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S Casa M Spice Co® Our signature Mini Ranch Pack® comes equipped with three stainless steel shakers filled with 1-cup each of Cattle Drive®, Free Range® and Whole Hog® seasonings. Handsomely packaged in a branded box ready for gift-giving, this gourmet set is perfect for your favorite chef, foodie or grill master.

T William's Food Co. That's It BBQ As seen on TLC's BBQ Pittmasters the Williams Food Products award winning Rib Tickler packs the perfect punch of sweet and spicy to any of your favorite meats.

U 5H Foods Van Roehling Sauces and Rubs; 6 flavors of gourmet bbq sauce, 11 dry rubs/seasonings, 2 salsas, 3 flavors of candied jalapenos, bean seasoning, chili mix, jambalaya mix, seafood fry mix; gift packs also available.

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This harissa is a thick, rich, sun-dried chili paste bursting with flavor. It packs a deep level of smokiness that balances perfectly with its heat level.

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Enjoy each of our AwardWinning Authentic Mexican Fire Roasted Molcajete Style Salsas and Bread & Butter Jalapenos. Developed for cooking but great for dipping, our cooking salsa is the perfect addition to your favorite meals. Gluten Free, All-Natural, Low Sodium, No Added Water and No Added Thickeners, just real ingredients.

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La Casita Esmeralda's Verde Tomatillo Salsa is a fresh blend of green tomatillos and serrano peppers. We didn't go far from our heat level, as this is a true and fresh serrano pepper salsa. 2019 Scovi Awards Champion for Tomatillo/Verde Category. 2020 Scovie Winner Tomatillo Salsa.

Spicy with a hint of smoke. That authentic taco sauce you dream of! Perfect for complementing your favorite holiday foods.

1st Place Winner, 2021 Austin Hot Sauce Festival! Spicy and VERY flavorful – the perfect gift for any hot sauce lover! Handmade using fermented ingredients in Austin, Texas. Ingredients: Red fresno peppers, onion, carrots, tumeric, cloves, ginger, garlic, apple cider vinegar, salt. Heat Level:

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Tasty Cajun Butter is a creamy, delicious delight for seafood, chicken or steak. It pairs well with pasta, potatoes and vegetables! Great for dipping, injecting, sauteing or marinating!

J Rolen's Honey Here’s what makes our honey different- Rolen’s honey comes from our colonies. Our goal is to give you the honey as straight from the hive as it gets. No blending, filtering or heating, just strain the wax bits out and bottle. That’s why you get variations from jar to jar. It may not be the only honey you buy, but it will be one of the best.

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L Swagyu Box Co. Enjoy the Ivory of our Wagyu! Every Ivory box contains approximately 10 lbs of the most prized cuts of our highly marbled Texas-raised 100% fullblood Japanese Wagyu beef. This holiday season only we're including a hand-poured Wagyu Tallow Candle & gift note!

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This Men’s Soap Set features 3 soaps that are handmade, all natural and perfect for any man on your shopping list! The soaps are Walk in the Woods, Patchouli and Lime & Sage. They are created with essential oils for back to nature scents that men truly appreciate.

Organic Holiday Soap and Lotion Bar Gift Set Immerse yourself in the Scents of the Season with Organic skin care infused with Cinnamon, Peppermint, Lemongrass and Citrus essential oils! Perfect for everyone on your list! Includes 3 Bar Soaps net wt. 4.5 oz and 3 Lotion Bars net wt. 2.0 oz

The rich colors of blue and white combine with a touch of green to reflect the bloom's beauty in our design, and topped off with soft dried wildflower petals. Add pure scented wildflower oil straight from the Texas Hill Country and you've got a lovely bar for everyday use, complete with rich lather and an overall clean feeling that you will enjoy.

Nuluv is a working goat dairy in the Texas Hill country. All of their skin care goodies start with fresh raw milk and are crafted on the farm. Nuluv focuses on quality animal care and creating affordable skin care products for sensitive skin.

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T Whiski Designs Our big and thirsty flour sack towels are the perfect accessory for a well dressed Texas kitchen or bar! They are 100% natural toned cotton and measure 28" x 28". This kitchen towel features original hand drawn Whiski Designs graphic 'Blame It All On My Roots.' Cheers!


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Party Bingo Texas Party Bingo is a fun way to learn fun facts and folklore about the Lone Star State. You can also learn some Spanish.

V Kalisee Unique and beautifully handcrafted Cheese/ Food Board with rustic antique handles, made from Texas Spalted Pecan wood. Completely food safe.

W The Texas Penwright X AquaSmart™ Rich, south Texas mesquite accented with turquoise acrylic. Bright chrome completes this elegant, yet functional, handcrafted writing instrument. It's a gift to be treasured and remembered. A drawstring gift pouch and a Certificate of Authenticity are included.

Our granules absorb up to 12x their weight in water and nutrients, allowing your plants consistent access to what they need to thrive. Water less, grow more! Mix into soil for indoor/ outdoor plants, vegetable gardens, flower beds, ornamentals, or sprinkle on dry spots in your lawn.

Y Darrellene Designs Texas State blue border 15" & 23" Wall Art. Our beautiful giclée of our hand painted Texas with blue border on 1/2" domestic wood. Our custom designs are available in different sizes to fit any room or environment. Proudly made in Texas! We create art to encourage you and make you smile!

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