Jim Peyton has spent more than forty years cooking and writing about the foods of Mexico and the American Southwest. He is the author of Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking, Jim Peyton’s New Cooking from Old Mexico, La Cocina de la Frontera: Mexican-American Cooking from the Southwest, and El Norte: The Cuisine of Northern Mexico. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Tex-Mex, barbecue, and chili are important aspects of a culinary culture in Texas that has developed organically over many years of trial and error by thousands of remarkable cooks on both sides of the border. Tex-Mex cuisine, a melding of regional American and interior Mexican cooking, has become enormously popular not just in the Lone Star State but nationwide and, increasingly, throughout...
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