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Welcome to In Season, our series celebrating the juiciest fruit and crispest veggies in Texas. This summer, we asked local chefs to share stories about their favorite items of seasonal produce—and create original recipes that make the most of summer’s bounty.  Cesar Martinez recalls sweltering summer afternoons in Freer, a South Texas town about eighty miles west of Corpus Christi, watching his grandmother dust watermelon with table salt before biting into it.“She used to sit on the porch, smoke cigarettes, eat watermelon, and sharpen her hoe to cut the yard,” Martinez says. “I would tell her, ‘Grandma, you know, we can get a lawn mower or a Weed eater.’ And she was like, ‘No, you’re not gonna do the yard right.’ Mind you, it wasn’t like we…

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