Texas is associated with many nicknames and slogans. ‘The Lone Star State’ and ‘Don’t Mess with Texas’ are two of the better known examples.

In order to further explore all that is Texas, I have compiled these 15 Texas innovations which shine a new light on the place that serves as home to George W. Bush and South by Southwest hipsters alike.

From legal writing fails to deep-dried butter, check out the 15 innovations from the Lone Star State.