First, though, a photo of the beautiful courthouse in Hallettsville.
And of Novosad's in Hallettsville, one of the top fifty Texas Monthly BBQ destinations.
On to St. Mary's, which is outside of town on a beautiful country road.
Woot! I stocked up on pickles, peach jam, pecans and cookies.
Not since Reese's put chocolate and peanut butter together! The marriage of home-made poppyseed cake and German's chocolate cake frosting!
And here is the lady who did it. I went back into the serving area after tasting this deliciousness and asked her if she knew who had made that cake. "Why do you want to know?" she asked. I told her and she smiled and said "I did it."
They were from Wied and remembered my grandfather.