Café Mocha Granola

Café Mocha Granola

Hi Y’all!! I hope everyone is doing well🙂 Things have been quite busy here in Texas. It’s our crazy time of year at work which usually leaves us literally running out the door around 6am while shooting back a shot of espresso just to make it through the day. For those of you who don’t […]

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Simple Jalapeño Pinto Beans and Cornbread

Jalapeño Pinto Beans and Cornbread

I use to always love talking to my grandmother about food.  We would talk about all the new recipes we’ve tried and others we wanted to still make.  I vividly remember one day telling her about how I had just made Chicken and Rice casserole but with my own homemade condensed soups.  She looked at […]

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Jalapeño Shrimp Caesar Salad

Jalapeño Shrimp Caesar Salad

Hey Y’all!! We’ve been super busy here in Texas lately and with the hottest days of summer upon us light and quick meals are a must.  Recently one of my go to meals has been this delicious Jalapeño Shrimp Caesar Salad.  Cool crispy romaine lettuces, creamy avocado, warm juicy shrimp, and my secret ingredient….. Jalapeño […]

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Creamy Roasted Summer Squash Lasagna

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Originally posted on Meals With Mel:
Originally I had another recipe typed up and scheduled to share with y’all today.  I planned on sharing a recipe for my all-purpose Creamy Crockpot Southwestern Chicken.  I almost never use the Crockpot, as we just don’t get along, but this recipe was different. This one worked great!  Then…

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Hibiscus Pink Lemonade Pie

Hibiscus Pink Lemonade Pie

Hi Y’all!! My in-laws are coming over for dinner and a few rounds of 42 tonight (42 is the state domino game in case you are wondering)  :)  Since it’s been so hot here in Texas the last few days I thought this Hibiscus Pink Lemonade Pie would be the perfect summer night dessert.  I […]

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Vacation In The Baja: Los Cabos, Mexico

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Hi y’all!!  Doug and I have been enjoying a nice relaxing vacation down across the border in one of our favorite places, Los Cabos, Mexico.  We had a wonderful 2-1/2 weeks full of golf, tennis, relaxing on the beach, exploring, reading, and eating so much wonderful food.   Here’s a little sample of our time in […]

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Mayme’s Peach Cobbler

Mayme's Peach Cobbler

First off I want to wish everyone out there Happy Fourth of July!!! (For everyone outside of the USA… Happy Monday!!) Of all the recipes in my kitchen arsenal this one for my Mayme’s Peach Cobbler is the MOST special to me.  Mayme’s Peach Cobbler was served at almost every family gathering (especially on the […]

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Fried Artichoke and Shrimp Pasta

Fried Artichoke and Shrimp Pasta

I love coming up with a new recipes but sometimes I struggle to write something “personal” about a dish.  It’s not a dish I have a story about, a family recipe, or a dish that was inspired by my travels.  More often than not my recipes come from spending hours in the car driving home […]

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Fun with Farmgirl

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Hi everyone and happy Monday! Things have sure been busy here in Texas recently and when we are not busy we’ve been out of town.  Recently we took a lovely trip to Virginia to meet up with a good blogging friend of mine, Tonya, from Fourth Generation Farm Girl.  So here’s a little peek at our […]

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Fresh Blackberry and Basil Sorbet

Blackberry and Basil Sorbet

After two weeks of rain the SUN has finally come out here in Texas and we’ve got blackberries galore!!!  Since I’ve got way more berries than even I can eat (and I can eat alot of blackberries!) I decided it would be a good idea to make blackberry jelly. I dug out my canning cookbook […]

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