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
Love dip | Homesick Texan
Appetizer

Looking for Love Dip

It’s true: while I may be, shall we say, in between boyfriends at the moment, there is no shortage of love in my…

Cornbread | Homesick Texan
Bread

Iron pan, perfect cornbread

Classic things bring me joy. Perhaps it’s part of my frugal nature, but give me something that is destined to last for years…

Mole poblano | Homesick Texan
Condiments Tex-Mex

On mole and matrimony

My dear, food-loving friend Monica recently announced that she and her fiancé John eloped to Oaxaca, Mexico. How appropriate, I thought, as Oaxaca…