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Father’s Day

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

A Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail is a very masculine drink that’s refreshing and full of flavor.  The ‘dark’ comes from the black rum and the stormy comes from the ginger beer. It’s similar to a Moscow Mule, but using rum instead of vodka.   The Read More..

GRILLED BBQ PORK CHOPS

GRILLED BBQ PORK CHOPS

Why not take advantage of the last of the warm evening grilling opportunities.  These grilled bbq pork chops are juice, tender, and so flavorful with the dry rub and the barbecue finishing sauce. I like to serve the chops with Old Fashioned Fried Apples, Southern Read More..

DECADENT CINNAMON ROLL PANCAKES

DECADENT CINNAMON ROLL PANCAKES

Summer mornings, especially these days, call for a fun, different breakfast.  There is nothing better than these Decadent Cinnamon Roll Pancakes to start the day in a most delicious and fun way.  All the flavor of your favorite breakfast pastry, this recipe even has a Read More..

GLAZED BACON WRAPPED ONION RINGS

GLAZED BACON WRAPPED ONION RINGS

Who doesn’t love onion rings or bacon?  This fun Father’s Day side dish combines both for a flavor sensation.  Then just to kick it up a notch, glaze the bacon with maple syrup!  Insanely good!  Treat Dad to a hearty, fun meal by adding an Read More..

BARBECUE BLOODY MARY

BARBECUE BLOODY MARY

This Barbecue Bloody Mary recipe is a tangy vodka cocktail with a surprising punch of flavor from the addition of barbecue sauce.  This lovely libation is the perfect blend of salty, savory, smoky, and tangy.  What could be a better way to start off brunch, Read More..

STEAKHOUSE CREAMED SPINACH

STEAKHOUSE CREAMED SPINACH

This easy side dish for creamed spinach is a decadent, creamy dish that is also low carb.  Sure to become a family favorite, it tastes like what you order at those fancy restaurants but is cheaper and ready in about 30 minutes. Creamed spinach is Read More..

EXTRA FLAVORFUL JALAPENO POPPERS

EXTRA FLAVORFUL JALAPENO POPPERS

These poppers are warm, cheesy, creamy, and spicy little bites of pure heaven.  There’s a reason that jalapeno poppers are the ubiquitous tailgating or game day appetizer.  They’re delicious and very easy. They’re also a huge crowd pleaser – so make plenty. I think every Read More..

CHEDDAR JALAPENO BREAD

CHEDDAR JALAPENO BREAD

This bread is rich, slightly spicy, salty, and very cheesy.  Crisp and crunchy on the outside with a moist and fluffy interior, it will leave you craving more. Upon moving from Pittsburgh to Houston, I just did not understand the reverence that Houstonians had for Read More..

INCREDIBLE MOLTEN LAVA CAKE

INCREDIBLE MOLTEN LAVA CAKE

This may be my favorite dessert.  What’s not to like about an individual dessert with a rich, cakey exterior hiding a warm, gooey, pudding-like chocolate center?  This cake is perfect for a romantic dinner, to serve for a holiday dessert, or to impress guests during Read More..

ROASTED GARLIC HORSERADISH MASHED POTATOES

ROASTED GARLIC HORSERADISH MASHED POTATOES

Once you taste these creamy, rich, mashed potatoes with the tangy bite of horseradish together with the buttery, nuttiness of roasted garlic, you won’t want plain old mashed potatoes again. Is there anything more comforting than mashed potatoes?  Have a bad day? Crave some mashed Read More..

THE ULTIMATE TOMAHAWK STEAK – 2 ways

THE ULTIMATE TOMAHAWK STEAK – 2 ways

A tomahawk steak or cowboy steak, is a “Flintstonian”, thick cut of ribeye with a 6-8-inch bone handle.  Can’t you see Fred Flintstone gnawing on something like this? Cartoon reference aside, the tomahawk is an impressive cut to serve to guests and has become very Read More..

CLASSIC WEDGE SALAD

CLASSIC WEDGE SALAD

I think that this classic recipe may be an almost perfect dish.  I know. It’s so simple. But that’s the beauty of it! I love the cold, crispy lettuce.  I love the tangy, creamy dressing with the pungent, sharp crumbles of blue cheese. I love Read More..