As Texans, we all know how important food is in daily life. It brings families together, it comforts us, it binds us, and really: it just tastes good. Texas has more official state foods than any other state, so we thought it would be appropriate to highlight those foods and shine a light on their awesomeness.
1. State Bread – Cornbread
2. State Dish – Chili Con Carne
No-bean Wagyu Chili n’ Cheddar Scramble… Spring cleaning the freezer and found a secret stash of that homemade chili. I love finding things that took all day to make for quick healthy comfort food. Maybe I’ll make more… with bison ? (recipe adapted from my pal @paleofoodiekitchen Turkey Chili).
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3. State Fruit – Texas Red Grapefruit
4. State Nut/Pie – Pecan/Pecan Pie
Nothing like good ol southern Pecan Pie. Goode Company’s Brazo’s Bottom Pecan Pie is an award winning pie. Its been featured as Oprah’s favourite pie in O Magazine. It’s gooey delicious chock full of Texas pecans harvested from the Brazos River. Each pie is homemade with a batter that’s cooked sweet & low, using fresh farm eggs & all natural Texas pecans. Not too sugary…a perfect blend of sweet & savory! Pecans so fresh and full of flavor!! OMG this pie is a killer! I regret that I did not bring home a whole pie! ______________________________________________.#pecanpie #texaspecan #texasfoodie #houstoneats #houstonfoodie #houstonfoodporn #houstonblogger #torontoblogger #gastropost #eeeeeets #eatwell #eatfamous #ieatgood #FBCigers #foodie #foodblog #foodlove #feedfeed #lovepie #feedmytummy #igfoodpic #foodpornshare #foodporntexas #foodporno #foodiegram #cravethe6ix #foodbeast #igfoodie #igfoodpic
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5. State Pasteries – Sopaipillas & Strudel
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6. State Pepper – Jalapeno
7. State Snack – Tortilla Chips & Salsa
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What’s your favorite food from Texas? Leave a comment below!