Category: Recipes

A new way to sundae

Confession time…I never once had a traditional strawberry shortcake until I was in my 20’s.  Growing up my mom and grandmothers made their own version of “shortcake” with pie crust.  Yep you read that right…pie crust. It is all about the crust My dad’s most favorite dessert is crust and …

A must make summer side

The Holiday weekend is almost here and I am busy thinking about all the yummies I am going to fix.  One dish I know for sure is this Mexican Street Corn Salad.  It is a perfect side for this Holiday weekend. It is so much more than corn Ok, obviously …

a perfect side for Taco Tuesday (or Monday, Wednesday…or any day)

Taco Tuesday is here!!  For me this is definately a favorite.  I love, love, love anything with a Mexican/Tex-Mex flair, so a whole day devoted just to tacos sounds like a perfect day.   It is so much more than just tacos I know tacos should be the star of …

The ULTIMATE Rice Krispies

My brother, James, is a HUGE fan if Rice Krispie treats.  So much so that that is all he asks for when his birthday rolls around.  I am, of course, more than happy to make them because he has to be one the hardest people in the world to buy …

Homemade Ice Cream has never been so good (& easy)

Summer is officially here and it is ICE CREAM TIME!!  Honestly it is always ice cream time in my world, but especially in the summer.  I mean just look how refreshing it looks…it is the perfect summertime treat!! Homemade and OH SO EASY! Growing up my dad would always make …

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 …

Easiest Pie EVER

Ok, Ok I now I talked a lot about how much I love all the berries right now yesterday, but I just have to share one more recipe with you.  This one is all about blueberries and they are SOOOO good!! Easiest Pie I have EVER made I love summer. …

Triple the Berries…Triple the Yummy

I cannot get over all the beautiful berries that bursting at my local grocery store and farmers market.  It seems everytime I go to the store I cannot help but buy several…they just look that good. What to do with all these berries? As much as I can’t resist the …

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 …