Mexican food is pretty much my love language. I can’t seem to get enough of the big, bold, spicy flavors that are notorious with this type of cuisine. But then I seem to find myself wondering why exercise isn’t making a difference in my pants […]
This little smoothie has recently become my favorite quick breakfast — it’s pretty much the best smoothie I’ve ever had! And because I can control the amount of added sugar, I feel like this smoothie is actually a healthy choice! It has a short list of […]
When I think of pot roast, I have two memories:
First, as a kid, I kind of dreaded “pot roast” Sunday because sometimes (not always) the pot roast was so tough and dry. It was those tough & dry occasions that made me dislike roast altogether.
Second, it always seemed so complicated. Pre-browning, seasoning, flour, peeling veggies, grease splatter on the stovetop and a looming smell of roast in my hair as I sit in the pew at church. (more…)
This creamed corn side dish is a recipe I keep in my back pocket, ready to use when I am short on time and need a full flavored, simple recipe that is sure to please everyone. Now, before I share this recipe – be warned. […]
Here’s another super simple recipe that allows you to get dinner on the table when everything around you, your schedule, your list of to-do’s and even your pantry are trying to convince you otherwise. Oh – and these flavors will knock your socks off (thanks to 3 unexpected and a short list of essential seasonings). (more…)
Well, if you are like me and short on time — this dinner is sure to save the day. Not only is it super easy to make, (thanks to a short-list of handy ingredients) it is also very tasty!
I promised a series of lighter recipes all intended to help in the efforts of getting back into all of the clothes hanging in my closet. Then I had the idea to teach myself how to make bread.
This yummy, cream-based vegetarian tomato soup is a perfect copycat rendition of the tomato basil soup at a little place I came to love during my time in Dallas ((La Madeleine)). I first came across La Madeleine while getting my Master’s at SMU and thanks to it’s proximity to campus – not only did I get a Master’s degree, I also became very familiar with the taste their signature soup. (more…)
Until today, I had never attempted homemade ((yeast)) dinner rolls. But thanks to the gray, overcast sky and potential for freezing rain, I decided to stay in and give “becoming a bread maker” my best effort.
Lately, around my dinner table, we are all loving smoked pork tenderloin. Here is another recent recipe I shared (Rosemary Smoked Pork Tenderloin). Pork tenderloin can handle a wide range of flavors, is fairly lean and is much more grocery-budget friendly! In addition to all of those pros, it’s also so easy to prepare. (more…)