Author: Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain is a James Beard award-winning writer who loves to cook. A seventh-generation Texan, she was indeed homesick during the two decades she lived in New York City, but the call of home recently brought her back to the Lone Star State. Her work has been featured in many publications, and she is the author of several cookbooks, including her latest, Queso! Regional Recipes for the World's Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip,. Follow her at: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook/ Pinterest
Texas corny dog tacos | Homesick Texan
Main dish

Corny dog tacos

When I walked into Resident Taqueria in the East Dallas neighborhood of Lake Highlands and saw that the day’s special day was a…

Hopkins County stew | Homesick Texan
Soups

Hopkins County stew

In Northeast Texas, there’s a county called Hopkins that is famous for its stew. The tradition of making Hopkins County Stew harkens back…

Hatch chile cornbread | Homesick Texan
Bread

Hatch green chile cornbread

When I arrived at the church potluck in Chambersville, Texas, on the counter was the usual assortment of luncheon dishes such as deviled…