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Crazy nachos | Homesick Texan
Appetizer Tex-Mex

Crazy nachos

Whenever I fly into Dallas, my first stop is Herrera’s on Sylvan. It’s a family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant that I’ve been eating at almost…

Spicy applesauce cake | Homesick Texan

Spicy applesauce cake

My great-grandma Blanche loved applesauce cake. In fact, her recipe collection has no less than five versions of this classic snack cake, all…

Felix queso | Homesick Texan
Appetizer Tex-Mex

Felix queso

So, first things first. I never had the famed Felix queso at its original home, a Southeast Texas regional chain of restaurants owned…

Chili parlor queso | Homesick Texan
Appetizer Tex-Mex

Chili parlor queso

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.