The first time I recall having brisket, it wasn’t the smoked hunk of beef that many people associate with Texas. No, instead it…
These hearty, cheesy enchiladas smothered in a rich and smooth red chile salsa are West Texas-style comfort food at its finest.
A skillet pancake made with oatmeal, chocolate chips, pecans, and orange zest is a simple breakfast but sweet and delicate enough for dessert, too.
Hot dogs and jalapeño potato chips are added to a creamy macaroni and cheese. A bit uncouth, perhaps, but also hearty and delicious. Crunchy, creamy, snappy, and hot!
An announcement about Lisa Fain’s new cookbook, QUESO! Regional Recipes for the World’s Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip.
Coca-Cola and milk, along with warm flavors such as cinnamon, allspice, and chipotle give these carnitas a slight hint of bacon, which is never a bad thing at all.
A comforting, cheesy Tex-Mex casserole made with black-eyed peas, hominy, and bacon. Terrific for cooler days and New Year’s Day!
Fried chicken livers with cream gravy are a classic Texan dish, but you don’t see them very often these days. This is a shame as these crunchy nuggets always hit the spot.
This New Mexican green chile Frito pie is a tangle of corn chips topped with a green chili instead of the usual red.
These chewy chocolate chip cookies have a lively kick from roasted green chiles. A handful of sweet pecans adds a bit of crunch.
Summer squash, zucchini, corn, and chorizo are nestled into corn tortillas and topped with avocado for this late summer taco. An excellent way to use up your garden’s bounty.
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Gulf shrimp along with tomatoes, garlic, onions, jalapeños, avocado, and a generous splash of lime juice are the foundations of this classic South Texas ceviche.
These strawberry oatmeal scones are rich and buttery yet still feel virtuous. But it’s the softened berries that I love the most, as they add a jam-like burst of flavor to each bite.
According to a spring 1957 issue of the Claude News, the Business Women’s Club of this Texas panhandle town got together for a…
Last week I began the writing phase of my book, which means every morning I get up early and begin working. Because I…
Every spring when the wildflowers bloom, Texans will say thank you to Mrs. Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, the former first lady and native…