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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 […]

Spanish Rice Recipe

Spanish Rice Recipe

When you own a restaurant, you do daily specials. That is just what you do. Once a week, at my restaurant, we made Mexican food, and every time we made it, I would make a large container of this Spanish rice recipe. Recently, I was asked to bring something to […]

Apple Sweet Dip

Apple Sweet Dip

With Fall in the Air… OK in Texas it is more like ” Hello, Winter is here”… I get this overwhelming urge to eat more apples. This Apple Sweet Dip is the perfect thing to serve up with sliced apples. It is so tasty, that the kids won’t have any […]

Pear and Banana Muffin Recipe

Banana, Pear, and Pecan Muffins

The other day my sister-in-law delivered some pears to me from her pear tree.  They are canning pears and I really didn’t want to take the time to can them, so I decided to make some muffins out of them.  I came up with this Banana Pear and Pecan Muffin […]

Chicken Florentine Recipe

1954 Chicken Florentine

I love taking old recipes and revising them for today.  For instance, this 1954 Chicken Florentine recipe had a jigger as a measurement.  I had to educate myself to edit this one, and I was extremely pleased with the results.  The chicken turned out moist, and the sauce was perfect.  […]

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Inspired by a Tuscan Chicken recipe, this Creamy Dijon Chicken is one of my favorite recipe creations.  The chicken is moist and full of flavor.  The sauce has just the right hint of tang.  I have always lived by the rule that I want the people that eat my food […]

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 […]

Easy Crust Pizza Recipe

Easy Crust Pizza

This Easy Crust Pizza is so much fun to make! I promise that if you were to help your kids make this pizza, you would also be making some great memories.  It comes together quickly and the toppings can be whatever you want.  I used browned hamburger and mushroom, but […]

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip Butter Cookie

This is not your traditional Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe.  This chocolate chip butter cookie recipe starts with a butter cookie base for a lighter more shortbread feeling with just the perfect touch of chocolate.  It makes the perfect company for a nice cup of coffee or tea.  They are also […]

Sesame Chicken Recipe

Sesame Chicken Recipe

One of the things I want to get better at is cooking Chinese style food.  This recipe for Sesame Chicken is one of the first I have come up with, and I must say it is a keeper.  I started researching how to make it and, through trial and error, […]