Grilling season is finally here and to a girl like me who grew up in Texas that means barbeque ribs, sausage, chicken and brisket...

This recipe tied for 1st place at our tasting party!  This recipe makes 1 1/2 cups of sauce. Ingredients   8 oz. can tomato sauce 1/2 cup...

This recipe tied for 1st place at our tasting party, and it is a very easy recipe! Click here to read about the tasting...

Serves at least 4 This is a recipe that works great with a rotisserie chicken from the store.  If you don't have time to make...

Let me start by saying "I really, really love bacon!"  I know it's Spring, so you would expect me post about my love of fresh...

We were so excited that Jeff's sister, Debbie, got to visit us in San Diego recently.  She has been so supportive of my blog,...

This recipe can be made the day before and reheated as long you do not add the shrimp until you are ready to serve...

Gravy is just the right finishing touch for so many of my favorite foods---mashed potatoes, chicken-fried steak, chicken tenders, turkey, and so many more. ...

This post is for Judy, who asked whether I had favorite, go-to salsa recipes.  If you like salsa verde, I think you will like these two tomatillo-based...

This recipe makes about 5 1/2 cups of salsa.  You can easily halve the recipe, if desired, but I like to make the full...

This recipe makes about 2 1/2 to 3 cups of salsa. Ingredients 12 tomatillos 1 sweet onion 2 ripe avocados 1-2 jalapenos 1/4 a lime 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro Instructions Remove the husks and wash the...

Ingredients 2 egg whites 2/3 cup sugar 2-3 Tbsp. raspberry juice from 1 cup frozen raspberries (optional) 1/3 cup Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Thaw the raspberries...

I gave Jeff a really nice bottle of wine for his birthday (meaning I spent way more than I usually would for a bottle...

This is an easy version of pastry cream.  Rather than being a traditional approach (most use cornstarch and a different cooking procedure), this version...

I made both the plain and chocolate versions of these cookies for Valentine's day.  The nutmeg makes these cookies special, so don't forget it,...

I love potatoes, don't you?  Adding cream (or milk) and butter only makes them better.  When I was growing up, I always loved my...

Parmesan Fennel Gratin changed my mind about fennel! Licorice has always been a flavor that I preferred to skip.  I wouldn't say that I hate...

These biscuits can be formed to look like traditional rolled biscuits (top picture) or can be made as drop biscuits (bottom picture).   Ingredients 1 cup flour plus extra...

If you use a popover pan, this recipe will make 5-6 popovers depending on the size.  If you are using a muffin pan, it...

I have always loved my family's fruit salad, but maybe that is because it is as much dessert as salad, and you know how much I...