Category: Party Time

ch…cha…charro at home

Are you a refried bean or charro bean person?  Me, I am a charro bean person.  I just love the hint of heat in each bite…and now I can make them at home! It all starts with bacon Yep…you read that right.  These Charro Beans start with bacon.  You can …

some cinco de mayo flan fun

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner…in my world that means tons of food, margaritas and some delicious sweets…and this Espresso Flan Cake is definately going to be on the menu. Flan & Cake…really? Ok, I know what some of you are thinking…flan and cake together?  YES…flan and cake …

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 …

a new chili night…steak chili

Growing up in Texas I have had my fair share of chili.  The traditional chili with beef (no beans) and loaded with spices, turkey chili, white chicken chili and of course chili with beans…but sometimes you just have to take a favorite to the next level. Just trust me Ok now …

It’s a muffin puff kinda morning…

I do not have enough words in my vocabulary to tell you all how much I love these muffin puffs.  Yes, you read that right, I am in LOVE with a little treat we call a muffin puff.  Trust me they are as cute as they sounds and as yummy …

bacon green bean casserole-yes I said bacon

Over the years I have come to the conclusion that you are either a fan of green bean casserole or you are not…it’s really that simple.  I have always landed on the not a fan side of this debate but my brother, James, is a HUGE green bean casserole fan …

a little late to the carrot cake table…

I asked some of my family a few weeks ago what they wanted for Easter desserts and surprising to me a couple of them mentioned carrot cake.  Now this may not be so surprising to many of you, but to me it was as I don’t ever remember this cake …

Pistachio fluff?? Yes, please

Growing up there is one side dish that I always remember being on almost every Holiday table…Pistachio Fluff Salad.  I also remember that I was never a big fan of it (I didn’t like anything green as a kid) but I knew that everyone else LOVED it).   Fluff…yes please!! …

no oven space needed for this ham

Easter is this weekend and that means it is time to start planning the menu and trust me this ham is a must have for your Easter get together.  I don’t know about your family but Easter always mean ham to us.  We used to buy it from that Honey Baked …

carrots…ok maybe I can like them

I have a love hate relationship with carrots.  I like them in things such as soups or casseroles but I am not a huge fan of them on their own, that is until now.  I decided it was time to create a carrot recipe that I would love and what …