Dallas/Fort Worth and Beyond: Eat What You Love

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Holiday Happy Hour

Holiday Happy Hour

If you’re anything like me, things are a little nuts right now. It’s the busiest time of the year. Fourth quarter craziness at work. Family, friends, holiday shopping (online or in person), and food preparations have you running non-stop. So, why not have an impromptu […]

Independence Day Salad

Independence Day Salad

Super easy summer salad for a sunny day!

Pollo con Calabaza

Pollo con Calabaza

By now you’ve figured out that I have a serious love of food.

Grandma Ollie used to hypnotize me with the movement of her wooden spoon, creating intoxicating aromas in the kitchen at the ranch with the simplest of ingredients. And, when I wasn’t at the ranch, my smoking, 500-pound, denture-wearing, narcoleptic, poem-reading babysitter (best. babysitter. ever.) would lovingly knead potato rolls then slather them with jewel-toned homemade jelly once baked, all while I sat on top of the kitchen table, anticipating the very moment she would hand over that pillowy-sweet treasure. (more…)

Creamy Penne Rigate Recipe for Aunt Sophie

Creamy Penne Rigate Recipe for Aunt Sophie

Recently, our Aunt Sophie came up to see my Ma, and in order to make life a little easier and to give Ma some extra time to visit, I offered to make several meals ahead of time for the week. Normally, Ma has to cook dinner […]

Boredom = Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake in a Mug

Boredom = Gooey Chocolate Cherry Cake in a Mug

I’ve been a little bored lately, as seen by the blatant, “Hi – she’s lost it – someone please take her,” expression on Cat’s face in this photo. Bear’s out of town. (clearly) I had just wrapped up an assignment, missed a family hang by […]


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