"The crown jewel of Tex-Mex cuisine."

That’s how the New York Times described queso in a video posted to its Facebook account in March. 

And who can blame them? Queso has grown a tremendous following in the Lone Star State, and everyone has an opinion on what should and shouldn’t go in the cheese dip.

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The New York Times video demonstrates how to make a queso recipe by food writer Alison Roman.