About Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain is a Texas expat living in New York and the Texas expert—and certified barbecue judge—behind the popular blog, Homesick Texan. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Saveur, Bon Appetit, and Serious Eats. Fain can tell you where to find the best Tex-Mex in New York, how to get your favorite Texas ingredients far from home, and how to fix your chili (sans beans).

Spicy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

Spicy Baked Chicken Wings

Baked chicken wings? As in, chicken wings without the butter, deep-frying, or grease-splattered stovetop? Count us in.

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Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat Recipe

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. And ever so slightly smoky. We think you can understand why we’re swooning to these bacon drippings tortillas.

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Homesick Texan's Shredded Beef Enchiladas Recipe

Shredded Beef Enchiladas

Shredded beef. Gooey cheese. Mild sauce. Just 20 minutes in the oven. And compliments all around. Thanks, Homesick Texan.

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Chicken Fried Steak

Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Cookbook author Lisa Fain divulges a culinary legacy, one which she inherited from her father, who acquired it from his mother, who in turn learned it from her mother.

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