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Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti Carbonara

The neatest thing happened the other day when I was in Austin.  The first thing is that my daughter bought her first new car from Charles Maund Toyota.  The second thing is that the person that sold it to her is a fellow foodie.  Anthony is a great sales guy, […]

Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

Chicken and Broccoli Lo Mein

I just love this Chicken and Brocolli Lo Mein Recipe.  It has so much flavor and is so easy to make.  I have updated the recipe so that it has more sauce because my family likes things a little saucy.   I was also so glad that I have finally found […]

Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe

Pecan Cinnamon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Every once in a while, I make something that really hits the spot. This Pecan Cinnamon Sour Cream Pound Cake was one of those times. I layered this into a Bundt pan and topped it with a sugar glaze to make the perfect slice of cake to accompany a great […]

King Ranch Pasta Recipe

King Ranch Pasta

We have probably all heard of King Ranch Casserole. At my restaurant, I use to take leftover chicken tortilla soup and turn it into King Ranch for lunch specials. What I never did was turn it into this King Ranch Pasta. The other day I really wanted to come up […]

Easy Lasagna Casserole Recipe

Easy Lasagna Casserole

Have you ever gotten a call that some company is coming and you just don’t know what to make?  This easy lasagna casserole came to my rescue the other night!  I adapted it from a 1954 cookbook and love the way it turned out.  It is easy to make and […]

Chicken Creole Recipe

Chicken Creole

I love a good cajun meal.  Being raised in South East Texas I was exposed to cajun food on a regular basis.  I have an Aunt that lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for years and she has started to pass down some of her amazing Cajun creations.  This recipe was […]

Banana Nut Cobbler Recipe

Banana Nut Cobbler

I love banana nut bread, but I always view it as breakfast food instead of a dessert.  Well, that has changed with this banana nut cobbler.  I created this recipe after a little mental push from an Instagram friend and boy I don’t regret it.  It is sweet, moist, and […]

The Balanced Plate

Are you Carb Conscious?

I really wanted to write a little about carbs!  You know those pesky little things that seem to be adding weight to your middle.  Two years ago I started noticing that I was suffering from scale creep.  Not enough weight gain to be alarming but enough that I starting thinking […]

Easy King Ranch Casserole

Easy King Ranch Casserole

Tonight I decided to take what was left of a rotisserie chicken and make a simple variation of my King Ranch Casserole.  It is amazing what you can come up with when you are really trying to stretch the food you have in your home. It turned out awesome!  You […]

Tomato Basil Tortellini Recipe

Tomato Basil Tortellini

Well, today I decided to raid the freezer to make dinner.  This is something my husband, Jim, used to challenge me to do.  Since we are finding it harder to get things from the store, and we aren’t really wanting to go out as often, I am starting to practice […]