Sweet Cherry Pie 2.0H So Good!

It’s finally here!! Cherry Season has finally reached Texas 🙂  While cherries don’t actually grow here in Texas every year around the first days of summer they start to crop up in the produce sections.  I usually end up coming home with two bags of cherries from the store, one bag of the sweet red […]

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Mini Chicken Fajita Tarts

Sometimes the most wonderful things happen from leftovers…. As I mentioned in the post Whipped Ricotta and Roasted Tomato Tart I recently purchased a mini tart kit at Williams and Sonoma. Lately it’s become one of the  most used pans in my kitchen and I’ve been cranking out little mini pies several times a week. […]

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Chicken Fajitas On a Stick…..

Being from Texas you know how much I love my Mexican food. Honestly I have a hard time going more than a week without it whether it’s “True” Mexican food, Tex-Mex food, or even Baja “California Style” Mexican food…. I’m not picky I love it all. But of all the different types of Mexican foods […]

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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

There is one breakfast food that I dream about. One dish that I wake up craving and can’t get out of my mind and that’s Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Sausage Gravy. I can remember when I was a little girl and waking up to the aroma of my Mom or sometimes Dad in the kitchen […]

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Homemade Gourmet Smokin’ Chipotle Jalapeño Poppers

In Texas this time of the year Jalapeños are found in abundance at the grocery stores, farmers markets, and roadside produce stands. One of my favorite things to do with all these jalapeños is make jalapeño poppers. I mean you can never go wrong with a pepper stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon right? […]

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Whipped Ricotta and Roasted Tomato Tart

As far as food goes there are few things more wonderful than tomato right off the vine in Summertime.  I really consider it one of life’s little pleasures don’t you?  In fact every year I plant a little Sunsugar tomato plant in my garden just for snacking on while I water. Sadly due to the […]

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Love / Hate Challenge

I was recently nominated for the Love / Hate Challenge by Tonya from Fourth Generation Farm Girl.  Tonya is a fantastic writer and I always look forward to her stories, poems, and recipes from the family farm.  Plus she has some of the cutest animals!  So please take a moment to check out Tonya’s site […]

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An Italian Spin On A Southern Classic: Italian Pimento Cheese

I spend a lot of time driving and thankfully 90% of the time I enjoy it.  I do some of my best thinking while behind the wheel and that is where this recipe came from. The other day while driving home I was thinking about a Southern Classic…… Pimento Cheese.  It had been ages since […]

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