Author: Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain is a seventh-generation Texan currently living in New York City. Her latest cookbook, Queso! Regional Recipes for the World's Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip, has recently been published. Follow her at: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
Dessert

Grandmotherhood and pecan pie

My grandmother makes the best pies. Of course, everyone’s grandmother makes the best pies, but I’m not kidding when I say my grandmother’s…

Bacon grease | Homesick Texan
Condiments

Save your bacon

My grandparents grew up in the Depression. And like many people who came of age during that time, they are extremely frugal and…

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Beans!

I love me some refried beans, but here in New York City, it’s impossible to find any that are worth a lick (let…