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Crispy Chicken Tostado Recipe

Crispy Chicken Tostadas

I can vividly remember the first time I ate avocado on these Crispy Chicken Tostadas!  I was a young girl living in Fred, Texas and my mother let me go stay a week with my cousin Paula and her husband Rodney.  They lived close to Galveston, Texas which surely meant […]

Buckeye Crunch Bites Recipe

Buckeye Chocolate Crunch Bites

As a food blogger (and a crazy lady) I am always looking for fun things to make.  These Buckeye Chocolate Crunch Bites fit that bill!  They are inspired by a fellow food blogger Half Baked Harvest and came together really easy.  I did change a few things (as always) to […]

German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Scratch German Chocolate Cake

When you see the words scratch and German Chocolate Cake in a title, do I really need to say anything else?  🙂  Well, the story behind this recipe showing up on my blog at this time is simple.  Ya see, the other day my son asked me to bake a […]

Milk Bar Pie Recipe

Milk Bar Pie

The other day Raychel and I were really wanting something sweet to eat!  I started looking at old recipes and commenting that I wanted something different.  Something that wasn’t very heavy and seemed a little more “summer” worthy.  Well, Raychel started telling me about a place she ate when she […]

Butter Cake Recipe

Easy Butter Cake

This easy butter cake is the cake I use when I want to have a beautiful cake for a party.  I used it for all the birthday parties I hosted in the restaurant, and now I make it for all the family special occasions. Recently, Raychel, my beautiful (not that […]

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Busy Mom Chocolate Lava Cake

As the mom of three kids, I understand that often you really want to make something awesome for your kids but you just don’t have the time or the energy to make something awesome and complicated every single day!  When I owned a restaurant, the kids were very accustomed to […]

Sweet Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Sweet Barbecue Chicken

As food hacks go, this one is a good one. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in making something “from scratch” that I forget to take something already made and just make it better. Kinda like I do when I start with a boxed cake mix to make a great […]

Italian Cream Cupcakes Recipe

Italian Cream Cupcakes

Today, I decided to make an Italian Cream Cake (as cupcakes).  I was headed to Burnet, Texas to meet my sister and do an exchange in a parking lot of the HEB.  An exchange for Easter. She is bringing me a couple of things I need for Austin and in […]

1916 Banana Nut Bread Recipe

1916 Banana Nut Bread

I am so excited about a cookbook that my mother and father-in-law have passed on to me!  It is called Fredericksburg Home Kitchen Cook Book and it was originally published in 1916.  The last time it was revised and enlarged was in 1957. The book is full of what I […]

Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Red Beans and Hot Water Bread

Tonight I wanted to make something vegetarian.  I have a friend on Instagram that is in the middle of celebrating Chaitra Navratri and I am posting this with respect for her celebration.  I started thinking…. vegetarian does not always mean vegetables. So, I made some awesome red beans, rice, and […]