The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours [A Cookbook]

The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours [A Cookbook]

by Lisa Fain

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Overview

From beloved food blogger Lisa Fain, aka the Homesick Texan, comes this follow-up to her wildly popular debut cookbook, featuring more than 125 recipes for wonderfully comforting, ingredient-driven Lone Star classics that the whole family will love.

Nobody knows and loves Texan food more than Lisa Fain. With The Homesick Texan's Family Table, Fain serves up more of the appealing, accessible, and downright delicious fare that has made her blog so popular. Featuring a mix of down-home standards and contemporary updates, all of the recipes are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, yet still packed with real Texas flavor. With recipes ranging from Fried Eggs Smothered in Chili over Grits and Mexican Chocolate Pancakes to Brisket Tacos to Cochinita Pibil, The Homesick Texan's Family Table has something for everyone—whether you're in Dallas or Detroit, Houston or Honolulu.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607745044
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 314,088
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

LISA FAIN is a seventh-generation Texan. When she's not on the hunt for chile peppers, she writes and photographs the popular food blog Homesick Texan. Lisa's writing has appeared in Saveur and Edible Austin; and on the blog Serious Eats, and her photographs have been exhibited worldwide, with two in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. An active member of Foodways Texas and the Southern Foodways Alliance, Lisa is also a certified barbecue judge. Visit www.homesicktexan.com.

Read an Excerpt

Introduction There’s this recurring dream that I have. I’m in a field—my great-grandma’s Texas cornfield to be exact. A long table loaded with dishes, bowls, and platters full of good food stretches through the green stalks, and surrounding the table is most everyone I’ve ever known, both family and friends. My great-grandmother is there, and she waves me over. “Mighty fine food and mighty fine people to eat it!” she says as I take a seat. I then begin to eat a most memorable meal.
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Table of Contents

1. Breakfast and Breads
2. Starters and Snacks
3. Salads and Sides
4. Chilis, Soups, and Stews
5. The Main Event
6. Sweets
7. Accompaniments

Resource guide
Acknowledgments measurement conversion charts
Index

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