The Tex-Mex Cookbook: A History in Recipes and Photos

By | June 29, 2017
The Tex-Mex Cookbook: A History in Recipes and Photos Author Robb Walsh
ISBN-10 0767914880
ISBN-13 9780767914888
Year 2004-06-15
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Join Texas food writer Robb Walsh on a grand tour complete with larger than life characters colorful yarns rare archival photographs and a savory assortment of crispy crunchy Tex Mex foods From the Mexican pioneers of the sixteenth century who first brought horses and cattle to Texas to the Spanish mission era when cumin and garlic were introduced to the 1890s when the Chile Queens of San Antonio sold their peppery stews to gringos like O Henry and Ambrose Bierce and through the chili gravy combination plates crispy tacos and frozen margaritas of the twentieth century all the way to the nuevo fried oyster nachos and vegetarian chorizo of today here is the history of Tex Mex in more than 100 recipes and 150 photos Rolled folded and stacked enchiladas old fashioned puffy tacos sizzling fajitas truck stop chili frozen margaritas Frito Pie and much much more are all here in easy to follow recipes for home cooks The Tex Mex Cookbook will delight chile heads food history buffs Mexican food fans and anybody who has ever woken up in the middle of the night craving cheese enchiladas

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