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
Bacon tortillas | Homesick Texan
Bread Tex-Mex

Bacon tortillas

The other day while shopping in the fresh tortilla section at Central Market, I noticed each package was warm and steamy, a marker…

Strawberry frozen yogurt | Homesick Texan
Dessert

Strawberry frozen yogurt

A couple of weeks ago, a friend in North Texas sent me a picture of her strawberry plant. “I have strawberries,” she announced…

Barbecue chicken | Homesick Texan
Main dish

Barbecue chicken

If you see a dish called barbecue chicken, you just might assume it’s been cooked on the grill or in a smoker. While…

Condiments

Homemade chili powder

Homemade chile powder, the foundation of Tex-Mex that’s so rich, red and flavorful, is an ingredient I cannot live without. I use it…