chicken-fried steak

At the Family Table With the Homesick Texan

Apr 8, 2014 By Jason Cohen

Lisa Fain, who just published her second cookbook, "The Homesick Texan's Family Table: Lone Star Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours," on her deep Texas roots, how easy it is to make delicious beans and homemade flour tortillas, and chile pepper injuries.

Chicken Fried State

Nov 12, 2013 By James McWilliams

How a lowly cut of beef—breaded, spiced, and fried to order—was transformed into a vessel for the modern food system.

Home Plates

Jan 21, 2013 By Patricia Sharpe, Katharyn Rodemann and June Naylor

The heritage, splendor, and proper preparation of the ten dishes every Texan should be able to cook from scratch, from smoked brisket and migas to fried catfish and bacon-wrapped dove. Skillet and shotgun not included.