The Homesick Texan Cookbook

Lisa Fain (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$30.00
Publisher
Hachette Books
Publish Date
September 13, 2011
Pages
357
Dimensions
7.69 X 1.25 X 9.89 inches | 2.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781401324261

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About the Author

Lisa Fain is a seventh-generation Texan her formative years were spent on the outskirts of Houston, with crude-oil tanks and barbecue stands nearby her summers were spent outside Dallas, driving a tractor, picking black-eyed peas, and shucking corn at her grandparents' farm. At the age of 25, she moved to Manhattan for work. In 2005, she began the Homesick Texan website, which has won many awards and has grown to 175,000 unique visitors per month. This is her first book.

Reviews

"You don't have to be a homesick Texan to appreciate Lisa Fain's evocative, unpretentious prose and her accompanying seriously delicious (and easy to make) recipes."--Ed Levine, founder, SeriousEats.com
"Written with equal parts humor and tenderness, Lisa Fain's book makes it easy to imagine your kitchen lies deep in the heart of Texas. Her enticing recipes for a wealth of toothsome Texas favorites prove once and for all that nothing soothes the homesick soul like good old Texas cooking."--Rebecca Rather, author of Pastry Queen Parties
"The sometimes funny and sometimes poignant memories of this seventh-generation Texan pining for the cooking of her homeland bring The Homesick Texan Cookbook to life. Lisa Fain's move to Manhattan has given Texans everywhere a great new resource for surefire recipes and Lone Star lore."--Robb Walsh, author of Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook and The Tex-Mex Cookbook
"Finally, the voice and the down-home Texas cooking I love on the Homesick Texan blog is now between hard covers! Lisa Fain has an original voice, and I love her food-completely accessible, honest and delicious."--Michael Ruhlman, author of Ratio and The Elements of Cooking