Tag: tortillas

Chicken tortilla soup | Homesick Texan
Soups Tex-Mex

Chicken tortilla soup

In the 1930s, a Dallas cooking school advertised its course offerings, stating that it would be teaching how to make tortilla soup. This…

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,…

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…

Bacon tortillas | Homesick Texan
Bread Tex-Mex

Bacon tortillas

The other day while shopping in the fresh tortilla section at Central Market, I noticed each package was warm and steamy, a marker…

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…