Tag: beans

Butter beans | Homesick Texan
Side dish Soups

Butter beans

One day my grandma mentioned my uncle was preparing a big pot of butter beans for dinner. She then asked how I liked…

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…

Tex-Mex chalupa | Homesick Texan
Main dish Tex-Mex

Tex-Mex chalupas

For a Texan, one of the finest things in life is gathering at a Tex-Mex table with friends and family, sharing stories as…

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…