Category: Soups

Fideo loco | Homesick Texan
Soups Tex-Mex

Fideo loco

A few years ago, I was enjoying breakfast tacos at Pete’s in San Antonio and I spotted a sign advertising fideo loco. In…

Black-eyed pea gumbo | Homeisick Texan
Soups

Black-eyed pea gumbo

Black-eyed peas have long been the dish of choice for Texans on New Year’s Day. While this humble field pea was once considered…

Hopkins County stew | Homesick Texan
Soups

Hopkins County stew

In Northeast Texas, there’s a county called Hopkins that is famous for its stew. The tradition of making Hopkins County Stew harkens back…

Smoky chili beans | Homesick Texan
Main dish Soups

Smoky chili beans

A few months ago, I was looking at grocer ads from the late 1800s and early 1900s. As expected, the offerings were provisions…

Corn and green chile soup | Homesick Texan
Soups

Corn and green chile soup

Corn broth, Hatch chiles, and fresh, sweet kernels of corn form the heart of this soup that could be considered late summer in a bowl.