Dinner

Crazy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Crazy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

If you are looking for a quick and delicious weeknight meal…maybe even for a weeknight date night…Crazy Cajun Shrimp Pasta is just the ticket!  In the time that it takes to cook the pasta, you can have a meal on the table that is impressive […]

Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Yesterday the heat index was 107.  On days like this, I dread the “what do you feel like for dinner” question…because in all honesty, I really have no idea.  I don’t want to cook a four course meal, heating up the kitchen with the stove […]

30 Minute Chicken Ranchero

30 Minute Chicken Ranchero

Chicken Ranchero was inspired by a trip down to South Texas for a family graduation.  After the event we all went out to eat to the only real restaurant in town which was a hopping Mexican food joint.  It was so crowded that we had […]

South of the Border Spaghetti Squash

South of the Border Spaghetti Squash

Creamy, cheesy, spicy spaghetti squash?  Yes please!! Say hello, to South of the Border Spaghetti Squash! It all started when I had a great idea for some leftover pulled pork…at least it was great in theory.    I thought a southwest enchilada version of green chili […]

Best Damn King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Best Damn King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken has been a staple comfort food dish for me since childhood.  It was always one of those dishes I would hope my mom was making for dinner on the weekend.  As a kid, it always seemed to be a process putting the […]

Tex-Mex Enchilada Casserole – Low Carb

Tex-Mex Enchilada Casserole – Low Carb

Enchiladas are definitely comfort food here in South Texas!  It seems like everyone has their favorite Tex-Mex spot to grab their favorite enchiladas or Mexican food of choice.  My love of cheese enchiladas goes way back to my childhood.  On Friday nights, my parents always took […]

Tex-Mex Taco Meat – The only ground meat recipe you will ever need!  Great for meal planning!

Tex-Mex Taco Meat – The only ground meat recipe you will ever need! Great for meal planning!

We eat a lot of ground meat in our house, probably because after hunting season we typically have quite a bit of ground pork or venison in the freezer to use.   One of my favorite shortcuts in the kitchen is to make a big […]

How to Grill a Mouthwatering, Texas Style Steak

How to Grill a Mouthwatering, Texas Style Steak

Texans love their beef…anyway they can get it.  In particular, a thick cut steak right off the grill.  Now, I know that everyone has a steak preference…ribeye, T-bone, filet and everyone has a special marinade or technique for cooking their “famous steaks”.  Well I am not […]

Cheesy Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini

Cheesy Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini

Lately I have been in the mood for lasagna…ooey, gooey, cheesy, savory, meaty, soul-satisfying lasagna….it is truly one of the best comfort foods. It is one of my all time favorite Italian dishes, but since I have been trying to stay away from pasta lately […]

Slow Simmered Texas Style Venison Chili

Slow Simmered Texas Style Venison Chili

We woke up this morning to cool weather in Texas! Todays’ 40 degree weather finally gave me an excuse to cook some cool weather food.  I want chili and not just any chili…Venison Chili decked out with all the fixins’! I have secretly been craving it for […]