By now you’ve read plenty about the McConaissance — how actor and longtime shirt eschewer Matthew McConaughey has pulled his career out of rom-com purgatory to string together a couple of critically acclaimed roles including his portrayal of a dying AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club. Last night at the atypically food-focused Academy Awards McConaughey took home the Oscar for his dramatic role, completing the McConaissance and bringing serious pride to the Lone Star State (he was born in Uvalde, TX). We salute you McConaughey, and as a tribute here are 9 of our favorite Texas-inspired recipes.