Category: Main Course

Weeknight Grilling Goodness

I am all about the grill in the summer.  I will do anything to not have the oven on heating up the house.  So whether it is pork, steak or chicken I want it cooked on the grill as often as possible.  I love it even more if the sides …

A whole new way to Fajita

I could literally have a fajita, of some sort, for every singe meal.  Yes for breakfast, lunch and dinner and maybe even a snack.  As much as I love fajitas, sometimes I just don’t want to take the time to fix them…well that is until now. Peppers and Onion…OH YEAH! …

One Pot of Cheesy Yummy

I love food…that is no secret.  I love everything from tacos to osso bucco to chili and BBQ (I do live in Texas).  One thing I am always in the mood for though is pasta and if it is cheesy pasta that is even better. Branching out a bit… A …

Quick and easy lunch with some pesto love

Summer is in full swing and that means quick and easy lunches are a must.  Something that is yummy, delicious and perfect for a quick bite in between swimming and a trip to the park…I love summer! Just a few ingredients Chicken salad is a favorite of mine.  I love …

A steakhouse night at home in no time

It is no secret that I love going to a nice steakhouse for a wonderful dinner, but it is even better when you can everything you love at home.  ANYTIME you want!!   Bringing the steak home To cook a nice steak dinner at home I like to go with …

A fun twist for a weeknight dinner

Have you ever just stared into your freezer and wondered how in the world you are going to make something yummy for dinner with what you have?  Well, that was me not too long ago and then it hit me…I am going to stuff some chicken.   I mean who …

Ribs by James…

My brother James and my mom are HUGE fans of ribs.  Anytime we go eat at any of our local BBQ joints (which we have several of here in Texas) they always order ribs.  Me, I am more of a brisket and sausage gal, but that is for another day …

weeknight ready and oh so yummy

Summer is almost here.  The business of the end of school will be winding down soon and a new summer schedule will start to become familiar.  For me that means it is time to get back into some favorite routines like cooking dinner.   There is not a much better place …

A poppy good time….

There is one dish my Mammaw would always make for us when we go visit her…Poppyseed Chicken Casserole and I LOVED it!!  Now I get to make it for her (with a few changes here and there)! All from scratch So my Mammaw was a good cook but she tended to …

a classic recipe…updated a bit

I love making classic dishes that bring me back to my childhood.  A favorite soup (like this one), cake (such as this sheet cake) or casserole (like this chicken and rice) but give it a bit of an update…you know add a little sparkle to it.   I am not …