In 1947, Bob Luby and his cousin Charles R. Johnston, opened the first Luby's Cafeteria
in San Antonio, Texas. It caught on, and by 1959 they had nine cafeterias In 1987, the
100th Luby's Cafeteria opened in Round Rock, Texas.
There are quite a few Luby's Cafeteria recipes here: Recipe Circus Luby's Cafeteria Recipes, and a number of Luby's copycat recipes here: Luby's at Home
Luby's has issued cookbooks of their recipes. Three are available on Amazon.com, including "Luby's Cafeteria 50th Anniversary Recipe Collection" by Janet L. Duckham .
I have these:
- BBQ Pinto Beans
- Buttermilk Chess Pie
- Carrot Cake
- Chicken Fried Steak
- Chocolate Ice Box Pie
- Cornbread Dressing
- Cranberry Salad
- Lime Jello Salad
- Liver and Onions
- Luby's Mustard Slaw
- Pumpkin Pie
- Pecan Delight
- Luby's Spanish Slaw
- Luby's Tartar Sauce
- More Luby's Recipes: Baked Haddock Almondine(2), Jalapeño Cornbread, Coleslaw(2), Buttermilk Chess Pie,
Mississippi Mud Cake, Cream Cheese Pie, Spinach Casserole(2), Date Nut Muffins (2), Meatloaf, Millionaire Pie, Frosted Lime Congeal, Mexican Chef Salad, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad,
French Baked Squash (Squash Casserole), Baked Acorn Squash with Yams and Meringue, Garlic Linguine, Chicken Piccata, Seafood Gumbo, Giblet Gravy, Bread Pudding with Lemon Sauce, Eggplant Casserole, Pecan Pie, Green Beans with German Sauce, Chicken Enchiladas with Tampico Sauce, Flan, Sweet Potato Pie, Jeff Davis Pie, Salmon Croquettes, Gumbo, Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Cucumber Salad, Crab-filled Cod Almondine, Hearty Vegetable Soup.