Recipe index

Do you have a hankering for some good ol’ Texas comfort food? Here’s a list of my recipes. Enjoy!

APPETIZERS
Armadillo eggs
Bacon jalapeño cheese ball
Baked jalapeño pimento cheese dip
Beef jerky
Black-eyed pea dip
Bob Armstrong dip
Boudin-stuffed jalapeño poppers
Bread and butter pickled jalapenos
Buttermilk dressing
Ceviche
Cheese straws
Cheese balls/logs
Chile con queso
Chili parlor queso
Chipotle blue cheese dressing
Chipotle cranberry sausage balls
Chipotle lime Texas trash
Cinnamon chipotle pecans
Cranberry salsa
Crawfish queso fundidoCrazy nachos
Dr Pepper sticky wings
El Paso-style chile con queso, 1947
Felix queso
Fried green Chile strips
Fried pickled okra
Fried pickles
Green tomato pickles
Guacamole
Guacamole with corn
Ham salad
Hatch chile pimento cheese
Jalapeño bacon pull-apart cheese bread
Jalapeno bean dip
Jalapeño beer cheese
Jalapeño corn fritters
Jalapeño crab dip
Jalapeño dill pickle dip
Jalapeño egg salad
Jalapeño pickles
Love dip
Mom’s curry dip
New Year’s Day queso compuesto
Nachos
Ninfa’s green sauce
Peach and bacon guacamole
Pickle queso
Pickled black-eyed peas
Pickled carrots a la Ninfas
Pickled jalapeno deviled eggs
Pickled okra
Pickled shrimp
Pico de gallo
Pimento cheese
Pimento cheese deviled eggs
Queso with black beans, Austin style
Red hot chile wings
Seven-layer dip
Shrimp nachos, San Antonio style
Shrimp queso flameado with ranchera salsa
Spicy sweet potato sausage balls
Tex-Mex pimento cheese (hold the pimentos)
Queso blanco
Queso flameado
Seasoned oyster crackers
South Texas sweet snack mix
Texas caviar chile con queso
Texas chili powder cheese ball
Texas pulled pork queso
Texas red ranch party mix
Uncle Richard’s salsa
Vegan queso

BREADS
Apple Jack biscuits
Bacon pecan cinnamon roll biscuits
Bacon tortillas
Banana nut coffee bread
Beer biscuits
Biscuits
Blueberry cornbread
Blueberry lime oatmeal muffins
Bolillos
Boudin kolaches
Cemita Poblana
Cheddar pecan biscuits
Chocolate cherry scones
Chorizo and jalapeño breakfast pizza
Cornbread
Cornbread, sweet
Corn tortillas
Cranberry white chocolate scones
Flour tortillas
Gingerbread doughnut muffins
Gingerbread pancakes
Ginger scones
Great-Grandma Gibson’s oatmeal bread
Hamburger buns
Hatch chile flour tortillas
Hatch chile lime bread
Hatch green chile cornbread
Hoe cakes
Honey-wheat casserolls
Hot cross buns
Hush puppies
Irish cheddar and bacon soda bread
Jalapeño-Cheddar beer bread
Jalapeno cheddar biscuits
Jalapeno cheese bread
Jalapeno cheese bun
Kolaches
Lemon bread
Orange pecan cinnamon rolls
Peach streusel muffins
Pigs in jalapeño-cheddar blankets
Pumpkin chipotle cornbread
Rice muffins
Sesame seed bun
Sopapillas
Strawberry cream cheese kolaches
Strawberry oatmeal scones
Sweet potato biscuits
Sweet potato bread

BREAKFAST
Apple dutch baby with green chiles
Apricot jam
Bacon jam
Banana, bacon, and pecan pancakes
Biscuits
Breakfast sausage
Breakfast tacos
Broiled grapefruit
Chocolate cherry scones
Chocolate gravy
Dewberry jam
French toast casserole with blueberries and sausage
Gingerbread pancakes
Grandpa’s special pancakes
Ham and cheese croissant casserole
Huevos rancheros, San Antonio style
Jalapeño cheese breakfast casserole
Lemon poppyseed French toast casserole
Migas
Migas breakfast casserole
New Year’s Day migas with black-eyed peas and bacon
Oatmeal Dutch baby pancake with chocolate chips and pecans
Oatmeal bread

Pork chop breakfast tacos
Peach Dutch baby pancake
Tamale breakfast casserole
Uncle Austin’s granola
Uncle Austin’s Mexican pancakes with coconut and lime
Zucchini muffins

DESSERTS
Apple dutch baby with green chiles
Apple cake
Avocado coconut ice cream
Apple wacky cake
Banana pudding
Banana pudding ice cream
Biscuit pudding
Blueberry buttermilk pie ice cream
Blueberry peach cornmeal cobbler
Blueberry fried pies
Blueberry lime cornmeal crumble
Blueberry peach cobbler
Buttermilk peach ice cream
Buttermilk pie
Cafe de olla ice cream
Cajeta
Canteloupe ice cream
Capirotada
Champurrado
Cherry almond cookies
Cherry Dr Pepper cheesecake bars
Chess pie
Chocolate chip pecan cookies
Chocolate cobbler
Chocolate cookies
Chocolate corn chip candy
Chocolate pecan sticky bars
Chocolate pie
Chocolate tamales with pecans
Churro brownies
Cinnamon chocolate marshmallows
Complexion candy
Cowboy cookies
Cranberry crumb bars
Danish apple cake (aeblekage)Dewberry cobbler
Dewberry sherbet
Dr Pepper peanut brittle
Dr Pepper oatmeal cake
Dr Pepper sheet cake
Ginger crinkles
Grandma’s peach cobbler
Grandma’s peach pie
Grandma’s pumpkin dessert
Grapefruit meringue pie
Green chile pie
Hatch chile apple cobbler
Hatch chile chocolate chip cookies
Hello Dolly bars
Honey lavender ice cream
Ice cream sandwiches
Lavender brownies
Lemon and lime icebox pie
Lemon lavender shortbread
Mango frozen yogurt
Mexican chocolate brownie ice cream
Mexican chocolate pralines
Mint chocolate cookies and cream ice cream
Mexican chocolate fudge
Mexican coffee ice cream pie
Mexican coffee shortbread
Mexican hot chocolate
Molletes
Mom’s hot fudge
Mom’s raspberry bars
Mom’s oatmeal cookies
Mrs. Jackson’s pralines
Peach cobbler
Peach streusel muffins
Peanut butter ice cream
Peanut butter pie
Pecan cobbler with sorghum syrup
Peanut butter crisscross cookies
Pecan date fruitcake
Pecan peach ice cream
Pecan pie
Pecan praline ice cream topping
Pepita lime crescent cookies
Pinto bean pie
Ruby red grapefruit and pecan sheet cake
Ruby Red grapefruit cookies
Ruby Red grapefruit chess bars
Ruby Red grapefruit rice pudding
Shiner Bock ice cream
Sopapillas
Sour cream pound cake with ruby red grapefruit
Spicy applesauce cake
Spicy caramel corn
Spicy chocolate pecan cookies
Strawberries Romanoff
Strawberry cobbler
Strawberry delight
Strawberry frozen yogurt
Strawberry ice cream with guajillo chile and lime
Strawberry Rice Krispies treats
Strawberry sheet cake
Strawberry shortcake
Strawberry skillet cake
Strawberry spoon bread
Sweet potato cheesecake
Sweet potato cobbler
Sweet potato pie
Texas Ranger cookies
Texas sheet cake

GRAVIES, SAUCES, CONDIMENTS, and SALSAS
Ancho chile applesauce
Ancho tomatillo salsa
Bacon-jalapeño dipping sauce
Bacon jam
Brisket jamButtermilk dressing
Cinnamon-orange butter
Corn and black bean salsa
Chipotle blue cheese dressing
Chipotle-pasilla chili gravy
Chipotle ketchup
Chipotle lime dipping sauce
Chipotle mayonnaise
Chorizo cream gravy
Cranberry salsa
Cream gravy
Dad’s giblet gravy
Green chile avocado salsa
Guacamole
Habanero peach salsa
Jalapeño cream gravy
Mole poblano
Ninfa’s green sauce
Peach and bacon guacamole
Pico de gallo
Pineapple salsa
Pipián
Poppy seed dressing
Red chile salsa
Salsa Veracruzana
Salsa verde with papalo
Sam Houston’s barbecue sauce
Spicy barbecue sauce
Tomatillo salsa
Uncle Richard’s salsa
West Texas roasted salsa

MAIN DISHES
Ancho chile and cocoa-rubbed flank steak tacos
Ancho chile shrimp quesadillas
Arroz con pollo
Apricot glazed ribs
Beanie Wienies for grown ups
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue shrimp
Beef enchiladas with chipotle-pasilla chili gravy
Black bean enfrijoladas
Black-eyed pea curry
Brisket
Brisket chile rellenosBrisket enchiladas
Brisket tacos, Dallas style
Boiled crawfish
Borracho beans
Boudin (boudain) sausage
Carne asada stuffed potatoes
Carne guisada
Carnitas
Ceviche
Chalupas poblanas
Cheese enchiladas
Cheesy baked pasta with chorizo
Chicken gorditas
Chicken sesame noodles
Chicken tortilla casserole
Chicken-fried chicken
Chicken and dumplings
Chicken fajitas
Chicken-fried steak
Chicken-fried steak with red chile gravyChilaquiles with ancho tomatillo salsa
Chiles en nogada
Chilaquiles toluqueños
Chile relleno casserole, El Paso style
Chipotle chicken tacos
Chicken tacos Norteños
Chipotle-orange glazed drumsticks
Chopped beef sandwich with spicy barbecue sauce
Chili with seven chiles
Chili, part one
Chili, part two
Chilorio, Mexican pulled pork
Choriqueso pan pizza
Coca-cola braised carnitas
Coffee and brown sugar glazed ham
Coffee-chipotle ribs
Conejo colorado (rabbit with chile sauce)
Corned beef hash with chipotle chiles and Irish bacon
Corn poblano enchiladas
Corny dogs
Corny dog tacos
Country sausage ranchero tacos
Country-style pork ribs and sauerkraut
Cow head barbacoa
Creamy chipotle shrimp with mushrooms and wild rice
Crispy dogs
Crispy tacos
Currant jelly and mustard glazed ham
Dr Pepper pulled brisket
Dr Pepper ribs
Enchiladas verdes
Entomatadas
Fideo loco
Firecracker fried chicken
Fish tostadas
Flautas
Fried avocado tacos
Fried catfish
Fried chicken livers
Fried oysters with chipotle lime dipping sauce
Fritoque, a bean and cheese casseroleGreat-Grandma Gibson’s fried chicken
Frijoles a la charra
Frijoles especiales
Frito pie
Gochujang-glazed ribs
Green chile cheeseburgers
Green chile cheese steak
Green chile chicken salad
Green chile hominy casserole
Green chile Frito pie
Green chile meat loaf
Green chile pie
Green chile roast chicken
Green chile turkey spaghetti
Green chili
Gnudi with ramps
Hatch chile pulled pork
Hatch green chile chicken enchiladas
Indian fried chicken
Jalapeño and beer brined pork chops
Jalapeño cheese dog mac & cheese
Jalapeño egg salad
Jalapeño ranch Texas brisket
King Ranch bean casserole
King Ranch casserole
Lamb barbacoa
Luby’s liver and onions
Mexican bacon-wrapped hot dogs
Michelada flank steak tortas with poblano buttermilk dressing
Mollejas
One-hour chili
Pastalaya
Pasta primavera
Pastoral tacos
Peanut butter
Peppery pinto beans with sausage
Pickled shrimp
Pinto beans
Pork enchilada verde casserole
Pork shoulder roast with garlic, citrus, and herbs
Pork tinga
Puffy tacos with ground beef
Pulled pork
Ranch style beans
Red beans and rice
Red chile cheese enchiladas
Red hot chile wings
Ribs with Sam Houston’s barbecue sauce
Roast chicken with bacon, tomatoes, and green chilesRoasted chipotle chicken
Roast lamb with jalapeño yogurt sauce
Saag paneer enchiladas
Salsa tatemada
Salsa verde chicken tamale pie
Salsa verde ranch wings
San Antonio bean burger
Sausage, potato, and cabbage skillet fry
Shepherd’s pie with chipotle-Cheddar mashed potatoes
Sincronizadas
Sour cream turkey enchiladas
Squash enchiladas
Soft cheese tacos
Soft cheese tacos, El Paso style
Sorghum-mustard glazed ribs
Sour cream chicken enchiladas
South Texas barbacoa
South Texas baked flautas
South Texas potato flautas
Southwestern one-pot pasta with chicken and black beans
Spinach enchilada casserole
Stacked enchiladas
Steak fingers with jalapeño cream gravy
Stovetop smoker pork spare ribs
Stuffed peppers
Summer squash, corn, and chorizo tacos
Sweetbread tacos
Taco burgers
Tacos al carbon
Tacos al pastor
Tamales, part one
Tamales, part two
Tamales, part two
Tarte flambée with bacon and jalapeños
Tex-Mex fried pies
Tex-Mex hot brown
Tex-Mex meatballs in a chipotle-tomato sauce
Tex-Mex sloppy Joe sandwich
Tomato pie with bacon and jalapeños
Tostadas espadas
Turkey and sausage jambalaya
West Texas stacked enchiladas

MISCELLANEOUS
Bacon-jalapeño dipping sauce
Beef jerky
Chile powder
Cinnamon-orange butter
Horchata
Lard
Milk punch
Peanut Butter

PICKLES and PRESERVES
Apple jalapeño jam
Apricot jam
Bacon jam
Bread and butter pickled jalapenos
Green tomato pickles
Fried pickled okra
Jalapeño pickles
Peach jalapeño jam
Pickled carrots a la Ninfas
Pickled okra
Refrigerator dill pickles
Spicy red onion jam
Tomato jam

SEAFOOD
Ancho chile shrimp quesadillas
Barbecue shrimp
Boiled crawfish
Cantaloupe and shrimp ceviche
Chipotle lime fish tacos
Chipotle shrimp coleslaw
Crawfish étouffée, Southeast Texas style
Crawfish fettuccine
Crawfish queso fundidoCreamy chipotle shrimp with mushrooms and wild rice
Fried catfish
Fried crawfish tails
Fried oysters with chipotle lime dipping sauce
Fish tostadas with Veracruz salsa
Jalapeño salmon patties
Michelada shrimp cocktail
Pickled shrimp
Red chile seafood chowder
Shrimp and avocado salad with remoulade dressing
Shrimp queso flameado with ranchera salsa
South Padre shrimp ceviche
Tortilla-crusted shrimp

SIDES
Aaron Franklin’s pinto beans
Ancho chile applesauce
Baked beans
Barbecue baked black-eyed peas
Black-eyed pea and hominy casserole
Black-eyed peas with bacon and jalapeños
Blue cheese scalloped potatoes with chipotle and bacon
Brisket esquites
Butter beans
Cabbage with bacon
Cactus casserole with rice and anchos
Carrot souffle
Cauliflower and Gruyere macaroni and cheese
Cherry lime Dr Pepper salad
Chipotle shrimp coleslaw
Chipotle macaroni and cheese with bacon
Christmas Eve salad (Ensalada de Noche Buena
Cilantro-lime rice
Creamed spinach with jalapeños
Creamy cucumber salad
Cucumber and tomato salad
Dr Pepper barbecue beans
Fancy green bean casserole
Fried pickled okra
Frijoles de puerco
Frito salad
Green chile chowder
Green chile corn pudding
Green chile scalloped onions
German potato salad, Dallas style
Grapefruit avocado salad with poppy seed dressingGreen chile tater tot casserole
Green spaghetti
Hill Country baked beans
Jalapeno bacon Brussels sprouts gratin
Jalapeno cheese grits
Jalapeño corn fritters
Jalapeno dill potato salad
Jalapeño pecan cornbread dressing
Kimchi mac and cheese
Macaroni and cheese, Texas cafeteria style
Mexican rice
Red beans and boudin
Red beans and rice
Pinto beans
Poblano chorizo potato salad
Poblano mashed potatoes
Potato casserole: funeral potatoes with hatch chiles
Refried beans
Refrigerator dill pickles
Shrimp and avocado salad with remoulade dressing
Smoky macaroni and cheese
Spicy buttermilk onion rings
Squash casserole
Squash casserole, Dallas-cafeteria style
Strawberry spinach salad
Stuffed pumpkin with cheese, bacon and chipotle chiles
Summer squash and green chiles
Sweet potato salad with cranberries
Sweet potato pudding
Texas potato salad
Tomato and cucumber salad with cornbread croutons
Tamale cornbread dressing
Texas potato salad with nasturtiums
Texas sweet onion pudding
Three-bean salad with dill dressing
Zucchini cole slaw

SOUPS, CHILIS, and STEWS
Aaron Franklin’s pinto beans
Buttermilk potato soup with roasted jalapeño and bacon
Carne de puerco en chile colorado
Chili Queens chili
Chipotle sweet potato soup
Corn and green chile soup
Black beans
Black-eyed pea and chorizo soup
Black-eyed pea gumbo
Borracho beans
Borracho black-eyed peas
Carne guisada
Chicken and dumplings
Chicken and sausage gumbo
Chicken posole verde
Chicken tortilla soup
Chile colorado con carne
Chili: One-hour chili
Chili: Seven-chile chile
Corn and green chile soup
Frijoles a la charra
The Grape’s mushroom soup
Green chile chowder
Green Chile pork posole
Green chili
Hopkins County Stew
Lakemont chili: Tex-Mex beef and bean stew
New Year’s Day good fortune soup
Peppery pinto beans with sausage
Ranch style beans
Red chile seafood chowder
Red posole
Smoky chili beans
Sopa de lima (Mexican lime soup)
Texas sweet onion casserole with rice, chipotle and Gruyere
Tex-Czech picnic stew
Tomato soup
Turkey enchilada verde soup
Turkey gumbo
West Texas black beans with green chiles
White chicken Poblano chili

VEGETABLES
Asparagus and cream cheese sandwich
Barbecued backed black-eyed peas
Black-eyed peas
Bread and butter pickled jalapenos
Carrot and raisin salad
Cauliflower and Gruyere macaroni and cheese
Chambersville black-eyed peas and rice
Chipotle shrimp coleslaw
Collard greens
Creamed spinach with jalapeños
Fried green tomatoes
Jalapeño coleslaw
Lima beans with bacon
Mashed sweet potatoes with chipotle
Mexican corn on the cob
Okra baked with bacon
Pea salad
Pinto beans
Pickled okra
Poblano chorizo potato salad
Potato casserole: funeral potatoes with hatch chiles
Purple hull pea salad
Red lentils with jalapeños and lime
Roasted cauliflower
Shrimp and avocado salad with remoulade dressing
Squash blossom quesadillas
Squash casserole
Smoky savory collard greens
Southeast Texas Italian salad
Stuffed peppers
Sweet potato salad with cranberries
Texas caviar
Texas potato salad
Texas sweet onion casserole with rice, chipotle and Gruyere
Tomato and cucumber salad with cornbread croutons
Tomato pie with bacon and jalapeños
West Texas black beans with green chiles