It all starts with the “Trinity”…A little prepping with onions, celery and bell peppers. Christmas Eve étouffée is well underway!!!! (Sautéed with 2 tablespoons of butter and a little olive oil.) Add 1/8th of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, two bay leaves, a teaspoon of creole seasoning and two … Continue reading Christmas Eve Traditions
Are there recipes that look so yummy…but you have always been too intimidated to try???? Well, I have a couple of those that I can think of!!! I totally got brave yesterday and attempted one of the most intimidating recipes that have tempted for years….I have to say, Creme Brulee has such simple ingredients and … Continue reading Creme Brulee!! There was nothing to it!
Okay….now this post and this recipe was inspired by my newest FAVE Food Network host, The Pioneer Woman🙂 She’s awesome!!!! She made this yummy broccoli-cheese-ham soup on her show and it looked Yummilicious served up in her hollowed out bread bowls:) In my mind, the only problem was that her recipe used a WHOLE stick … Continue reading
Okay, so a couple of weekends ago, my husband and I spent a great weekend with friends at the Houston Rockets game…. Here’s a pic of the game from our view…. Here’s a pic of my honey and friend with two of the Rocket’s Cheerleaders…. UMMM….and here is a pic of my FAVORITE … Continue reading Mexican Chicken & Rice Soup…my remake…
Okay, so, I have tried MANY different recipes for Chicken Spaghetti in my 20+ years of cooking, and I can FINALLY say…..I can STOP trying!!! I found THE one, the ONE and ONLY!!! So yummy!!! All credit will have to go to my newest favorite Food Network host, Ree Drummond….AKA…The Pioneer Woman! I made this … Continue reading Chicken Spaghetti YUM!!!
Banoffee Mess on the Food Network YUMMO!!! I cannot take credit for this yummy dessert!!!! I was watching one of my ALL time favorite’s on The Food Network, and I couldn’t resist making the recipe just to curb my curiosity!!! You can get the recipe from the above link. It is SOOO good! I made … Continue reading Banoffee Mess on the Food Network
Light & Fluffy:)You can take your favorite white cake recipe and jazz it up anyway you would like!!! The possibilities are endless….but on this day, I chose to mix a homemade raspberry puree and my white chocolate ganache with my favorite white cake recipe!!! It DIDN’T disappoint!!! To the batter, I added a tablespoon of … Continue reading Raspberry & White Chocolate Cupcakes
It was GRAND to me and many more! Literally…out of the two children that she raised, she was given eight more to love. That number grew in time to a number that is still growing! As I am sure each of her GRAND’s are doing tonight, I am remembering with tears and smiles all of … Continue reading "This Hand"
“Gluten Free Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies” 1 box of Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix 1 egg 1/2 cup (No-Sugar Added Applesauce) 1 cup of Gluten Free Rolled Oats 1 tsp. Gluten Free Vanilla Extract Mix all the ingredients together as the directions request on the back of the box. (Note: the box directions … Continue reading Near and Dear to Her Heart…..
Okay….so I think that I did it:) One of my favorite Italian restaurants serves this chili and my family has fallen in love with it!!!! I think that I may have figured it out….my version at least!!! Try it, you’ll love it!!!! “Italian Chili” Ingredients1 lb. Lean Italian ground turkey1 medium white onion diced1 green … Continue reading I think I did it….