Category: 4th of July

THE BEST EVER…cornbread that is

Cornbread is one of those recipes that I seem to have a 1000 recipes for.  Some sweeter than others, some super savory, some spicy, and even some with bacon but this recipe will be my go to recipe from here on out.   Sweet or Savory I grew up with …

Dill Pickle Dip…yes you read that right

Well it is Super Bowl Weekend!!  I can’t believe it is already February….this year is already flying by. Party Time?! What fun plans do you have this weekend? I live in the Houston area so we are going to take in some of the fun Super Bowl activities and taking some time to …

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, …

bacon makes this party dip ROCK!

One week from today is the SUPER BOW!!  What do you have planned?  Are you starting home with just the family? Planning on having a big party? Maybe going to a party? Well, whatever your plans this dip would be a great treat that everyone is sure to love. A classic…updated So why …

skinny but oh so blue cheese dip

Do you love dip?  I LOVE DIP!  Every party I have, whether big or small, there is always a dip of some sort.  Sometimes I will have the traditional ranch dip (or this amped up version), sometimes a dill pickle dip and sometimes something sweet to go with fruit.   Skinny …

red rice for dinner tonight…yes, please

Over the last few years I have become quite the fan of rice.  We did not eat it a ton growing up but lately I can’t get enough of it. Red rice..LOVE, LOVE, LOVE The Hubby and I LOVE anything Mexican.  I mean anything…nachos, enchiladas, tacos (in all forms), burritos, fajitas…all …

It’s time for a BBQ

As I have mentioned before we grill a lot around here.  If it were up to me we would grill every meal in the summer, but I will settle for several in a week. For Friends and Family When The Hubby and I entertain the grill is normally on and many …

Sweet & Spicy = AMAZNG BBQ Sauce

I have a secret dream.  One that I have never told anyone…EVER!  I dream of winning a BBQ sauce competition. Really? Yes, for reals.  I have a recurring dream (or maybe its a nightmare) that I win a BBQ sauce competition at the Houston Rodeo.  After having that dream for …

couscous like never before

A coucous salad is a must have for me in the summer.  Anytime I go to a restaurant that has a couscous side dish option it is always at the top of my list, only behind mac-n-cheese. Why Couscous? First, couscous is little pasta balls.  They have a delicious texture …

Happy 4th of July!

This 4th of July weekend is when we celebrate the Freedom we have here in the USA.   Thank you to all those who have served, will serve and the families of those.  We are so blessed to be living in this great country and I am so thankful for …