Category: Tex-Mex

Frito salad | Homesick Texan

Classic Frito salad

When I was growing up, my mom served a dish she called bean salad. It was made up of pinto beans, along with…

Chalupas poblanas | Homesick Texan
Main dish Tex-Mex

Chalupas poblanas

As I watched the woman in the video finish preparing her recipe for chalupas poblanas, I was surprised when she picked one up,…

Arroz con pollo | Homesick Texan
Main dish Tex-Mex

Arroz con pollo

A reader once said his favorite comfort food was arroz con pollo. It was a weeknight staple in his home growing up in…

Frijoles de puerco | Homesick Texan

Frijoles de puerco

When it comes to comfort food, refried beans are at the top of my list. Ever since I could remember, they were my…

Chicken tortilla soup | Homesick Texan
Soups Tex-Mex

Chicken tortilla soup

In the 1930s, a Dallas cooking school advertised its course offerings, stating that it would be teaching how to make tortilla soup. This…