Category: Main Course

low, slow & grilled short ribs

My slow cooker is one of my favorite cooking tools all year long but especially in the spring and summer.  And now these short ribs are one of my favorite things to fix in it! Short Ribs? So I am a HUGE fan of short ribs.  I love how tender …

Chicken Spaghetti…from scratch!!

Chicken spaghetti has been a favorite of mine for many, many years.  Ever since one of my oldest friends, Bonnie, made it for me.  Back then we used canned everything (including canned chicken) and processed anything we could find, and it was SOOOOO good. Remaking a favorite As much as …

not your momma’s chicken soup

The high today in the Houston Area is 84.  I cannot believe it as I sit here and write it, it is going to be in the mid 80’s in February.  Gotta love Texas weather. Even though it is starting to warm up a little The Hubby and I are …

restaurant style at home

Do you have a favorite bean? Are you a big fan of pinto beans?  Navy beans?  Lima beans? Green beans?  Me, I am a HUGE fan of black beans.  Honestly I would eat black beans everyday if given the opportunity, and now I can fix them at home just like …

dill has a new friend

Salmon is a go to dinner for The Hubby and I.  We always have some in the freezer.  Quick tip, we buy in bulk on sale and cut into serving size portions.  It is quick to thaw and quick to fix, my kind of weeknight dinner.  A fan or not…. …

King Ranch Chicken…my way

Living in Texas I grew up eating a delicious layered casserole called King Ranch Chicken.  It is a rich and very cheesy mexican inspired casserole that always was a huge hit with family, friends and any pot luck it was brought too. A throwback made my way… Since I was …

Valentines at home

Valentines Day is almost here and I don’t know about you but I love to have a special dinner at home rather fighting the crowds…and this year it is all about steaks. Not your ordinary steak The Hubby loves steaks, and is always up to grilling his favorite cut of meat …

enchilada soup…redone

It is soup weather and I LOVE it.  There is just something so comforting about eating a bowl of warm soup when it is chilly outside.  A few favorite soups in our house is this Corn Chowder and Potato Soup, but this new enchilada soup is defiantly up there on the list. …

Sweet, Sticky & Grilled

The Super Bowl is just a week away, and that means it is time to start thinking about the food.  In our house we will have a dip of some sort, like this Party Dip or this Dill Pickle Dip.  We will also be grilling. Since we do live in Texas, …

bringin’ the heat to the Big Game

I don’t know about you but the Super Bowl is a big deal in my family.  We usually have some sort of get together with friends and family.  When it is party time that means is time for food and lot of it!! It’s not just about the Game Now …