Appetizers

Italian Style Venison Meatballs

Italian Style Venison Meatballs

Tonight, I was in need of a quick, but comforting meal.  We have some huge and exciting changes and going on around here…changes in jobs, relocating, packing…at times, it’s just overwhelming and all too much.  The girls came home from a week of vacation at […]

Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings

Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings

I am always experimenting with different wing recipes…everyone around here loves them, which is great because they make a quick and easy dinner!  The Cowboy adores them and these Apricot Glazed Sweet & Spicy Wings are a definite hit! You know why I decided to […]

Jalapeno Mexican Fudge

Jalapeno Mexican Fudge

If you are a cheese lover, Jalapeno Mexican Fudge is your dream come true! Mom #2 has been making Jalapeno Mexican Fudge for as long as I can remember.  We always made a huge batch before any big family get together, especially our big family […]

Spinach & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Me and stuffed mushrooms, we go way back…they were always around on special occasions especially when one of my grandfathers was coming over for dinner.  He’s a retired Colonel and, for as long as I can remember, he only eats beef, potatoes and a select […]

Crispy, Gluten Free, Golden Fried Calamari with Dynamite Dipping Sauce

Crispy, Gluten Free, Golden Fried Calamari with Dynamite Dipping Sauce

It’s tough going out to eat these days….I realize now why we only went out on very special occasions as a kid.  Feeding a family of four (or more) at a restaurant can get expensive!  We definitely don’t go out as much as we used […]

Authentic & Simple Texas Guacamole

Authentic & Simple Texas Guacamole

Like most Texans, I have definite opinions about how certain foods should be.  Guacamole is one of them.  It is one of my favorite things…I could (and have) eaten it by the spoonful.  A fresh warm corn tortilla wrapped around authentic and simple Texas Guacamole…heaven. […]

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

I have an unnatural fondness for pimento cheese.  It is a southern staple but, for me, it is one of those foods that just takes me back to my childhood.  I remember there always being a container in our fridge next to the package of […]