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So, first things first. I never had the famed Felix queso at its original home, a Southeast Texas regional chain of restaurants owned…
Texas red chili and chile con queso make fine companions in this addictive Tex-Mex dip. Top with onions and pickled jalapeños and serve with tortilla chips. A welcome appetizer for any gathering.
Lisa Fain’s latest cookbook, QUESO! Regional Recipe for the World’s Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip is now published!
Roasted long green chiles, such as Hatch or Anaheim, make for a spicy topping for juicy smashed cheeseburgers. A Southwestern favorite!
Ripe juicy peaches are nestled in a sweet and tender batter in this classic Texas peach cobbler recipe that came from my great-grandmother. Good all year but especially good in the summer, when peaches are in season.
This avocado-based green salsa is found on many Houston Tex-Mex tables. Cool and bright with just a hint of heat, it goes well with tortilla chips but can be spooned onto tacos or grilled meats, too.
Gulf shrimp along with tomatoes, garlic, onions, jalapeños, avocado, and a generous splash of lime juice are the foundations of this classic South Texas ceviche.
A mustard-based Texas mashed potato salad recipe from the 1800s. The interesting addition of peppery nasturtium flowers, while optional, adds both color and kick.
A rub of ground ancho chile and cocoa powder brings an earthy, fiery flavor to flank steak tacos, best served in flour tortillas with guacamole and pico de gallo.