There was a time, long ago, that ramen noodles were a regular part of my diet. I’m pretty sure that I am not alone in that regard. When my daughter was little, these were a go-to meal for her. She would pop the noodles in […]
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In the south Thanksgiving just isn’t the same without sweet potato pie. Serve with whipped cream or some butter pecan ice cream. Or maybe both!
Although I don’t eat at Taco Bell much, the Enchirito had to be my favorite menu item. Unfortunately, in my area anyway, the Enchirito has disappeared from Taco Bell menus and most of the restaurants don’t make it anymore. Fear not. I have a simple copycat […]
I love a good hot dog. And a good chili dog is even better. This easy to make Hot Dog Chili Sauce will be a hit at your next cookout.
Fried chicken is a staple of the southern cooks’ repertoire and you have to have a good recipe to be a southern cook. Sunday afternoon meals, church potlucks, picnics and on and on I could go. I’m sure there are more fried chicken recipes out there than […]
Here’s something a little different to break spring in. My Root Beer BBQ sauce recipe with grilled pork chops. The sauce is very easy to make and you will find the link to my pork rib rub which is used on the chops below. The […]
This Spanish rice recipe is very easy to make and is a good choice to mix up your regular meal sides. Along with refried beans, Spanish rice is a must-have side in my house when we eat Mexican or tex-mex. We eat it on the side with tacos, […]
Tilapia is an inexpensive mild flavored fish that very easy to prepare. It’s one of my favorites for a fish fry. This tilapia recipe is a healthy, low carb alternative to frying and it tastes great.
I’m a meat and potatoes kinda guy and this meal will definitely scratch that itch. Big, meaty meatloaf patties covered in a thick brown gravy with mushrooms, onions and peppers. To top it all off, pile it on a big heap of my Parmesan Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes […]
Chicken Noodle Soup that makes you feel good deep down inside. This Chicken Noodle Soup recipe uses a rotisserie chicken to cut down on the amount of work you have to do. PRODUCTS TO HELP COOK YOUR CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP RECIPE Print Recipe Chicken […]
This is a slightly sweet cornbread recipe with a cake-like texture. So many ways to enjoy this: Plain Butter Peanut butter and jelly Maple syrup Chili Beans and Rice Here is my favorite way. Mashed sweet potatoes mixed with brown sugar and cinnamon cornbread and […]
This sweet potato pancake recipe is a nice change of pace. They are easy to make and freeze well for a quick meal. Try topping with some Brown sugar and cinnamon butter or regular old maple syrup. PRODUCTS TO HELP COOK YOUR SWEET POTATO PANCAKE […]
The sauce is definitely optional here. This pork rib rub can stand alone. Just the right amount of sweetness to make your ribs shine. Adjust the heat level by adding or decreasing the cayenne pepper. Great on chops or chicken also! Products to help you […]
Coq Au Vin is definitely some serious comfort food. A French dish traditionally cooked with a whole rooster and Burgundy wine. In this recipe, I use chicken thighs and white wine (Coq Au Vin Blanc).
The smell of Snickerdoodles floating through the house just screams Christmas. This Snickerdoodle cookie recipe will scratch your cinnamon itch with light, melt in your mouth cookies. Just don’t forget the milk.
Mouthwatering Smothered Pork Chops. Thick cut pork chops smothered in gravy onions, peppers and mushrooms. Just makes your mouth water, doesn’t it? This is an easy recipe to make and it doesn’t take long. To save a little time, you can skip the gravy making steps […]
Store bought sausage just doesn’t compare to good homemade sausage. This homemade beef sausage recipe just happens to be my favorite of all my beef sausage recipes. I happen to live in pork county and when it comes just about anything that’s BBQ beef, it’s rare […]
Almond milk is a great alternative to animal milk whether you’re lactose intolerant, have dairy allergies or are just looking for something different. For Vegetarians and Vegans, this is an excellent replacement for animal milk. This recipe is for simple but delicious almond milk. Almond milk is lower in […]
This Shrimp Pasta recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. It reminds me of summer but is just as good in the winter. Surely a plate of this pasta would brighten a gloomy winter day.
When the weather turns cold there’s nothing like snuggling up to the table with a big bowl of Vegetable Beef Soup. This is an easy to make recipe that will make you feel good inside. If you are pressed for time you can throw everything […]
A delicious, easy to make low carb keto pizza good for a meal, snack or appetizer. Also, perfect for low carb diets. Top this pizza with your favorite keto friendly toppings for a guilt-free treat.
Not to be confused with “White Chicken Chili”, Green Chile Chicken Casserole is one of the few casseroles I will eat. Tuna casserole as a child has biased me against most casseroles to this day. For those of you with a heat sensitive palette, don’t worry. It’s […]
Bananas and strawberries are two of my favorite fruits and they are even better when they are paired together. This banana pound cake with strawberry puree is the perfect combination of the two.
This Sous Vide BBQ Chicken is easy to make and packed with flavor. There was a time when the Texan in me would have never even considered BBQ chicken made in an oven.
Staying in line with my love of Tex-Mex, I wanted to come up with a themed dessert. If you love cinnamon then this dessert is for you. It’s crispy, creamy, fruity and sticky.
Carne Guisada is a Tex-Mex favorite of mine for sure. I think you will find this Carne Guisada recipe about as simple as they come. One of the things I probably miss the most about not living in Texas is not being able to just jump […]
Don’t even think about using that stuff in the can. This enchilada sauce is too easy to make and it tastes so much better.
So I had half a baguette left over from dinner the night before and I was trying to figure out what in the world to do with it. I went to the fridge in search of some ideas that wouldn’t require a trip to the store. […]
You haven’t lived until you’ve had some good chili gravy on your enchiladas. It’s a Tex-Mex thing. My favorites are cheese and onion enchiladas topped with the stuff but Beef and Carne Guisada enchiladas aren’t too far behind.