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Homesick Texan's Migas

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

I go through a fair number of corn tortillas; you'd think I'd attempt migas more often. When I found myself with a truly inordinate number of tortillas last week, it was time to make this Tex-Mex specialty of fried corn tortilla strips and eggs. This barebones recipe from the Homesick Texan is an excellent place to start. More

How to Make Chocolate Gravy by Homesick Texan

Robyn Lee 5 comments

[Photograph: Lisa Fain] File this under, "Where Have You Been All My Life?": chocolate gravy. Lisa Fain of Homesick Texan just discovered chocolate gravy—a smooth, creamy, pudding-like chocolate sauce—from a friend who grew up eating her grandmother's version. Try out Lisa's recipe and slather it onto some biscuits. Sounds like a good breakfast to me.... More

Dinner Tonight: Frijoles à la Charra

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 9 comments

[Nick Kindelsperger] Some weeks I can do no wrong in the kitchen while other times, I look back and wonder what the hell happened. I had no less than three potential dinners crash and burn this week. They were so... More

How to Make Apricot Jam from Homesick Texan

Robyn Lee 2 comments

Serious Eats contributor Lisa Fain teaches you how to make apricot jam on her blog, Homesick Texan. After two failed attempts, her third time's a charm: "I made possibly the best-ever apricot jam," she declares.... More

Blogwatch: Homesick Texan's Homemade Corny Dogs

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Lisa Fain, the Homesick Texan, may wax nostalgic for her home state's fair, but she refuses to go without just because she lives in New York. While pining for Fletcher's corny dogs, she develops a recipe of her own: use turkey or tofu dogs, or add jalapeños or chipotles to the corn bread batter. But she makes hers plain and old-fashioned, much like she'd always had at the Texas State Fair: "And that’s the best thing about corny dogs; no matter how old you are they always make you feel like you’re a kid again." Who says fried food on a stick isn't the best thing ever?... More

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