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
Tamales | Homesick Texan
Tex-Mex

Let’s make tamales: part 1

Back in September, the delightful Wednesday Chef cooked a Regina Schrambling recipe for tamales. She was not impressed. No disrespect to Ms. Schrambling,…

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Texas Red FAQ

I’ve received lots of queries about my chili, so I thought I’d answer some of the more frequently asked questions: Where do you…

Dessert

Grandmotherhood and pecan pie

My grandmother makes the best pies. Of course, everyone’s grandmother makes the best pies, but I’m not kidding when I say my grandmother’s…