August Cookbook Club Pick: Tex-Mex: Traditions, Innovations, and Comfort Foods From Both Sides of the Border by Ford Fry

BookBar Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:14pm

By Becky LeJeune

In the food world Tex-Mex is an entity all of its own. Mexican cuisine, brought north to Texas in the early nineteenth century, adapted according to ingredients more at home in Texas than across the border and the railroad expanded those ingredients further. Flour tortillas, cheese, even cumin were all additions that came from this blend of cultures. And while crispy tacos, chile gravy, and queso may not be authentic Mexican, they are true Tex-Mex!

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