Going Hawaiian Style: Huli-Huli Chicken Skewers & Tropical Carrot Salad

Aloha! And Happy Thursday 🙂 I wish I was back in that beach chair on Maui right now… Relaxing and enjoying the view. So for today Going Hawaiian Style treat I’m making Huli-Huli Chicken… On a Stick. I’ve mentioned Huli Huli sauce several times over the past couple of day but I’m not sure I’ve […]

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Going Hawaiian Style: Kalua Pork and Hawaiian Macaroni Salad…..

My most favorite part of a Luau is the Kalua Pig. Kalua Pig is a whole pig that has been slow roasted in an a pit in the ground (called an imu) stuffed with very hot rocks, wrapped in Ti and banana leaves, then covered with wet burlap, buried in the sand and left to […]

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My Texas Garden Blooms and Meyer Lemon Gelato

I’ve been spending lots of time over the past few weeks getting my little box garden ready for Spring.  While some of my more hearty herbs come back every year, and some return from seeds, most everything else I get from my in-laws. This is Ross and Esther, they have been married for almost 57 […]

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Smoked Chicken Part Two: Easy Smoked Chicken Enchiladas Verde

I love anything wrapped in a tortilla don’t you? Honestly I’ve stopped buying sliced bread because in this house it never gets used. Everything goes in a tortilla. Corn or Flour doesn’t matter I love them both especially when they are slathered in honey and butter! Which one do you prefer? We all have leftover […]

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Smoked Chicken Tacos With Roasted Poblano Salsa Verde…..

Years ago I had a cute little electric smoker…. He was red and reminded me of a little Star Wars droid. I even named him R2. This little smoker was super easy to use and always produced tender juicy smoked meats. Sadly about 2 years ago the electric element went out and that was the […]

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The Trials and Tribulations of Making Limoncello Lemon Drizzle Cake….

Dear Lemon Drizzle Cake you are a tricky one aren’t you? For the past month I have been trying to make a lemon drizzle cake. The first time I attempted to make this cake I wanted to use a traditional British Recipe….. Where did I go wrong??? It wasn’t just the fact that I was […]

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Learning to Cook and Chicken Parmesan Spiedini…..

When I first got married at the ripe old age of 20 I didn’t know much about cooking. Sure I had basic cooking knowledge and could follow a recipe but that was about the extent of it. What I’ve always possessed is a fearless desire to learn and the willingness to always try something new. […]

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