Tag: beans

Frito salad | Homesick Texan
Tex-Mex

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…

Frijoles de puerco | Homesick Texan
Tex-Mex

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…

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…

Crazy nachos | Homesick Texan
Appetizer Tex-Mex

Crazy nachos

Whenever I fly into Dallas, my first stop is Herrera’s on Sylvan. It’s a family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant that I’ve been eating at almost…