10 Texas Dishes That’ll Make You Shout Yee-Haw

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Here’s a recipe for you to try: Pink Patisserie Prickly Pear Margarita

7. Kolaches

Ten Texas Dishes That Make You Shout Yee-Haw


So after honoring our Mexican heritage, how about a little shout out to our European ancestors? You can’t take a Texas road trip without skipping by a kolache shop or two. It’s classic Texas road trip food. But don’t wait for your next trip out of town to chow down on these soft pillowy buns of stuffed goodness, make them at home yourself with this recipe: Homesick Texan Kolaches.

8. Texas Caviar

Ten Texas Dishes That Make You Shout Yee-Haw


For the healthier side of Texas cuisine, try this side dish also known as Texas caviar. It looks like a garden exploded in a bowl, and does it ever meet the mark when looking for a bright, flavorful snack. Try this recipe loaded with veg, beans and just the right amount of cilantro and lime. Adults and kids alike will swing elbows to belly up to the bowl for more.

Give this recipe a go: Le Creme de la Crumb Cowboy Caviar.

9. Cowboy Beans

Ten Texas Dishes That Make You Shout Yee-Haw
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Imagine a dusty, handsome cowboy fresh from wrangling cows all day rambling up to your homey cabin with an insatiable hunger. One taste from your cast iron pot of cowboy beans stewing for hours soaking up secret spices, bacon and brown sugar and you’ll have an admirer for life.

We bet cowboys won’t be your only fans when you make this recipe:  Shared Appetite Cowboy Beans.