The Homesick Texan's Family Table
Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours
By Lisa Fain
(Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781607745044, 288pp.)
Publication Date: April 1, 2014
List Price: $29.99*
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There are few things finer than a delicious, homemade meal shared with family and friends. Take it from Lisa Fain, a seventh-generation Texan who loves to cook and serve up the best dishes her home state has to offer--even though she now lives half a country away.
" The Homesick Texan's Family Table "showcases more than 100 of Lisa's best and most-loved recipes, ranging from down-home standards (think cheesy nachos, comforting chicken and dumplings, and fiery wings) to contemporary riffs on the classics (who knew adding Mexican spices to a German chocolate cake would taste so good?).
All of Lisa's recipes are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, yet still packed with real Texas flavor that will make your grandmother smile. Whether you're looking for a party-friendly snack like Pigs in JalapeNo Blankets, a Mustard Coleslaw to bring as a side to your next potluck, a weeknight- and family-friendly meal like Steak Fingers with Cream Gravy, or a mouthwatering dessert like Ruby Red Grapefruit and Pecan Sheet Cake, "The Homesick Texan's Family Table" has you covered. After all, with some mighty fine food and mighty fine people to enjoy it, any meal can be cause for celebration.