Category: Dessert

Spicy pecan brittle | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Spicy pecan brittle

This is the season of giving, and one of my favorite things to give is candy. Texans have a long tradition of making…

Strawberry cobbler | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Strawberry cobbler

According to a spring 1957 issue of the Claude News, the Business Women’s Club of this Texas panhandle town got together for a…

Pecan date fruitcake | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Pecan date fruitcake

How do you feel about fruitcake? For some, it’s a cherished Christmas tradition but for others it’s more of a joke. We’ve all…

Sweet potato cobbler | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Sweet potato cobbler

This sweet potato cobbler is a little late. My plan had been to write about it back in June, as it’s an adaption…

Shiner Bock ice cream | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Shiner Bock ice cream

New York has changed a lot since I moved here. While the city will always have its challenges, the living has become a…

avocado coconut ice cream | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Avocado-coconut ice cream

If your mom is anything like my mom, then she probably loves avocadoes. While everyone in my family enjoys this tropical fruit, I…