Em’s Texas Chunk Chili

My Texas Chunk Chili delivers quite a sting!  The meek and mild beware.  For all of you tough cowgirls and cowboys out there I still recommend a pint of milk be served along side to help cool down this chili’s effect.

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

I know the idea of Kid’s Meal doesn’t automatically invoke thoughts of seafood, but with a mango salsa and avocado, even the pickiest kid will love them. I personally don’t do all the chopping and I just buy fresh mango salsa at...

Dreamy Creamy Tomato Soup

Need something in a snap?  Try this quick and easy tomato soup.  Serve along with a crisp green salad and slices of warm and crusty artisan bread.

Pita Greek Pizzas

Assemble these little masterpieces in a pinch.  A lot of yummy things happening on one pita bringing a little slice of the Mediterranean into your home.

Lasagna-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Love this recipe from thekitchn. I love pasta. I love lasagna. But… sometimes I could do without the carb content in the noodles. Spaghetti squash  provides the bowl AND the “spaghetti”! These are generous in size, so for the...

Spicy Beef and Sausage Tacos

Tacos are a bit more special with both beef and sausage. But it’s not complete without all the fixins’ included. Muy Bueno!

Sloppy-Sriracha Burger

Another ultimate favorite of mine.  The combo of the spicy Sriracha with cool, creamy blue cheese dressing, along with the salty bacon, swiss cheese and caramelized onions provide an even bigger flavor to this already zesty-infused burger.  Do you...

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan w/Grilled Tomato Marinara

Grilled tomato sauce is quite something! Double this recipes sauce ingredients so there is extra to serve over a big bowl of pasta for dinner the next evening. I’m thinking also, that with a bit of altering, this recipe would also work for...

Stacked Tomato Salad

I  make this every summer a few times throughout the season. It’s a great way to take advantage of the delicious varieties of heirloom tomatoes out in the market. The tapenade and dressing can be made ahead of time, or even try using your...

Veggie-Chicken Burgers

Grilled chicken burger patties are enhanced with freshly chopped vegetables and seasonings.