Tag: beef

South Texas barbacoa | Homesick Texan
Tex-Mex

South Texas barbacoa

On weekend mornings in South Texas, people stop by their local taqueria or market to pick up a container of beef barbacoa and…

Tostadas espadas | Homesick Texan
Tex-Mex

Tostadas espadas

When I pulled into Rio Grande City, I was hungry. I’d been driving all morning and after a hearty breakfast taco in Laredo,…

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…

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…

Chili parlor queso | Homesick Texan
Appetizer Tex-Mex

Chili parlor queso

Texas red chili and chile con queso make fine companions in this addictive Tex-Mex dip. Top with onions and pickled jalapeños and serve with tortilla chips. A welcome appetizer for any gathering.

Green chile cheeseburgers | Homesick Texan
Main dish

Green chile cheeseburgers

Roasted long green chiles, such as Hatch or Anaheim, make for a spicy topping for juicy smashed cheeseburgers. A Southwestern favorite!