Chef Daveux found that the Butterfly Pea Flower tea actually did the job as he boiled six tea bags and let the color form in the water. He then put some rice in a rice cooker, added the blue water and out came the Cookie Monster-looking rice.
Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.
"I really don't consider myself a cowboy," he explained. "To me, a cowboy is someone that is actually farming and ranching. Me, myself, I feel that I'm just a bull rider with the best job in the world."
It goes without saying that one of the key drivers of the Mustached American experience in recent years has been the skinny jean and lower nose foliage-clad American hipster species. Now it's time to educate hipsters in non-ironic ways.