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Are you hungry for Texas home cooking? From enchiladas to queso, and from a pot of chili to a slice of sheet cake, this collection of recipes holds plenty of wonderful dishes for you to cook and share. Enjoy a plate of Cherry Dr Pepper cheesecake bars, our featured recipe! A summertime favorite!

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Lisa Fain

Meet Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain is the cook, writer, and photographer behind Homesick Texan. A James Beard award-winning writer and seventh-generation Texan, she is also the author of three books—The Homesick Texan Cookbook, The Homesick Texan’s Family Table, and Queso: Regional Recipes for the World’s Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip.