Authentic Tex-Mex Recipes

Welcome to, a culinary haven where the heart of Texas meets the soul of Mexico. As a proud Texan, my lifelong love affair with Tex-Mex cuisine has been nothing short of a flavorful journey. This website is my tribute to the rich, vibrant tastes that define this unique culinary style, a homage to a tradition that has seasoned my life with unforgettable memories.

Raised in the Lone Star State, I was fortunate to grow up amid the tantalizing aromas and bold flavors of authentic Tex-Mex cooking. These recipes are more than just instructions on a page; they are a part of my heritage, a piece of my childhood that I cherish and yearn to preserve. Each dish is a story, a memento of moments shared around the dinner table, laughter echoing under the Texan sky.

In this collection, you will find recipes that stay true to their roots. They are unapologetically original, brimming with the “good stuff” that made our grandma’s cooking legendary. These aren’t the health-conscious adaptations you might stumble upon elsewhere. Here, we celebrate the traditional, the authentic, and the genuinely delightful.

Remember a time when food was not just about sustenance but about pleasure, community, and tradition. A time when the concept of cholesterol was as foreign as a snowstorm in July. Each recipe here is a testament to those good old days, crafted with love, nostalgia, and a generous helping of flavor.

So, welcome to a corner of the internet where the spirit of Texan grandmas lives on, where each recipe is a memory, and every bite is a journey back to a simpler, more flavorful era. Let’s cook, savor, and keep the legacy of authentic Tex-Mex cuisine alive, one delicious meal at a time.


Flan is a sweet silky rich creamy dessert made of caramel topping and a custard base, This recipe is made with condensed milk and vanilla.

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Avocado Dip 6 Ea Hass Avocado1/2 Cup Sour Cream1 Cup Picante Sauce6 OZ Grated Cheddar...

Pan de Polvo – Mexican Shortbread

Pan de Polvo recipe for the celebration of Las Posadas (9-day reenactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem), Weddings, or simply for snacks. Pan de Polvo. Crumbly, cinnamon cookies rolled in sugar melt in your mouth. These cookies are perfect; yes, they are that good.

Pineapple Empanadas

Pineapple Empanadas or Empanadas de Piña is a delicious recipe. They are sweet and slightly tart. They make a great dessert for any occasion.

Ninfa’s Original Fajitas

This recipe comes from Mama Ninfa. She would give this recipe out to the publications that would ask for it in the late 80s. It is an awesome recipe. It has been suggested that the fruit and fruit juices were an embellishment that was added. I don’t know, try it both ways.

Flour Tortillas

  Flour Tortillas Flour Tortillas 2 cups Flour1 tsp salt1 tsp baking powder5 tbsp Heaping...

Pico de Gallo

  Pico de Gallo One of the most popular Salsa in Tex-Mex cuisine. you can make it Hot or not...

Bean Dip

  Bean Dip A great appetizer easy to make, sure to please everyone. 4 cups dry pinto beans2...