Lisa Fain

Lisa Fain is a seventh-generation Texan who currently resides in New York City. When she's not on the hunt for chile peppers, she writes and photographs the award-winning food blog Homesick Texan. She is also the author of The Homesick Texan Cookbook, which was an IACP finalist for best American cookbook, a 2011 New York Times notable cookbook, and named one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2011 by The Washington Post and Epicurious, among others. An active member of Foodways Texas and The Southern Foodways Alliance, Lisa is also a certified barbecue judge.