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
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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…

Bacon grease | Homesick Texan
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Save your bacon

My grandparents grew up in the Depression. And like many people who came of age during that time, they are extremely frugal and…

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Beans!

I love me some refried beans, but here in New York City, it’s impossible to find any that are worth a lick (let…