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Spanish Sauce

Tex-Mex Spanish sauce is a tomato sauce with onions and a touch of chili powder added. It is lighter than…

Carne con Chile

Jorge Cortez at La Margarita in San Antonio remembers when his family made this Mexican beef and chile stew with…

Frijoles Refritos

The mashed potatoes of Tex-Mex, refried beans are served with almost everything. If you already have unseasoned cooked beans, this…

Flour Tortillas

Makes 8 tortillas

Homemade Lard

The idea here is pretty simple. You melt pork fat without browning it, then strain it to remove the bits…

Larry’s Cheese Enchiladas

Larry’s Mexican Restaurant is frozen in time, as are many other things about the “Twin Cities” of Richmond and Rosenberg.…

King Ranch Casserole

Most versions of this popular entree involve Ro-Tel tomatoes and canned soup. So what if it’s not exactly gourmet fare?…

Frito Pie

Aficionados of this simple dish range from those who prefer to slit open a small bag of Fritos lengthwise and…

Nilla Wafers Banana Pudding

When it comes to banana pudding, it’s difficult to improve upon the original Nilla Wafers version, but here are a…

Green Chiles Casserole

We’ve adapted some recipes from a delightful little book called Texas Morning Glory: Memorable Breakfast Recipes from Lone Star Bed…

Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

We’ve adapted some recipes from a delightful little book called Texas Morning Glory: Memorable Breakfast Recipes from Lone Star Bed…

Rosemary-Cream Cheese Eggs

We’ve adapted some recipes from a delightful little book called Texas Morning Glory: Memorable Breakfast Recipes from Lone Star Bed…
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