"You don't have to be a homesick Texan to appreciate Lisa Fain's evocative, unpretentious prose and her accompanying seriously delicious (and easy to make) recipes."―Ed Levine, founder, SeriousEats.com
"Written with equal parts humor and tenderness, Lisa Fain's book makes it easy to imagine your kitchen lies deep in the heart of Texas. Her enticing recipes for a wealth of toothsome Texas favorites prove once and for all that nothing soothes the homesick soul like good old Texas cooking."―Rebecca Rather, author of Pastry Queen Parties
"The sometimes funny and sometimes poignant memories of this seventh-generation Texan pining for the cooking of her homeland bring The Homesick Texan Cookbook to life. Lisa Fain's move to Manhattan has given Texans everywhere a great new resource for surefire recipes and Lone Star lore."―Robb Walsh, author of Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook and The Tex-Mex Cookbook
"Finally, the voice and the down-home Texas cooking I love on the Homesick Texan blog is now between hard covers! Lisa Fain has an original voice, and I love her food-completely accessible, honest and delicious."―Michael Ruhlman, author of Ratio and The Elements of Cooking
Lisa Fain is a seventh-generation Texan; her formative years were spent on the outskirts of Houston, with crude-oil tanks and barbecue stands nearby; her summers were spent outside Dallas, driving a tractor, picking black-eyed peas, and shucking corn at her grandparents' farm. At the age of 25, she moved to Manhattan for work. In 2005, she began the Homesick Texan website, which has won many awards and has grown to 175,000 unique visitors per month. This is her first book.
Love this book! Made me miss my Granny and my mom! Super recipes that are the true taste of the Lone Star State.Published 1 month ago by claysmom
Ordered as a gift for my sister in Maine who always loves to try new regional cuisine to cook - in this case, food from my new adoptive state of Texas. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Reen
I've been cooking my way through this book since my husband gave me a copy over a year ago and LOVING it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Shenan Reed Golimbu
I loved everything about this cookbook, except that everything (almost) that she cooks has "hot peppers" which a lot of us can no longer eat or just don't
care for. Read more
Somewhat lacking. Recipes certainly would interest someone not from TexadPublished 4 months ago by W.B. T.
As a native Texan now living in Missouri, I was thrilled to find this excellent cookbook. The author has done a a great job at getting these recipes right. Read morePublished 5 months ago by N. Cox