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/ Pinterest
Smoky chili beans | Homesick Texan
Main dish Soups

Smoky chili beans

A few months ago, I was looking at grocer ads from the late 1800s and early 1900s. As expected, the offerings were provisions…

Gochujang-glazed ribs | Homesick Texan
Main dish

Gochujang-glazed ribs

My friend was shaking his head. “You put cilantro on your ribs?” he said. I replied that I had. “Why would you do…

Churro brownies | Homesick Texan
Dessert Tex-Mex

Churro brownies

Often I’ll hear about new restaurants in Texas to try and because I’m thousands of miles away, I can only look at the…