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Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

<center My parents are known for their routines. Since I was about 12 years old, they’ve visited the same Mexican restaurant every Friday night – or at least, they did until they moved across town last year. Believe it or not, they’ll still make the 45 minute drive across San Antonio every now and then …

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Fritos Friday: Frito Jets

A while back, I happened upon an NPR sponsored radio show, Hidden Kitchens: Texas, narrated by Willie Nelson. Listening to talk radio is not normally my thing, but I was intrigued by the description: “the Texas experience through food and the stories of people who find it, grow it, cook it, sell it, celebrate with …

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One of my fondest memories from last year’s Big Summer Potluck was standing in the kitchen, surveying the chaos of the Friday night party, when Colleen from Souffle Bombay flew by me with a big smile on her face and a little frozen jar of brilliance that she thrust into my hands as she walked …

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Homesick Texan’s Guacamole

When I stumbled (literally – through StumbleUpon) on Lisa Fain’s blog, Homesick Texan, the first thing I thought was: “Woohoo! Another Texan in the NYC area!” and the second thing I thought was: “That is a perfect name for a blog!”. I landed on her blog about a year after I’d started mine. But she’s …

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Turkey Taco Salad

If you haven’t already, please make sure you check out the Red Cross of Central Texas Raffle that I’m holding. You could win amazing prizes from Keurig, KerryGold, Chicago Metallics, Scharffen Berger Chocolate, and Miss in the Kitchen!   Who doesn’t love a good taco salad? I don’t know if they’re very authentic, but you …

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