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August 7, 2015

Smoked Barbecue Pulled Chicken

It’s county fair season, and my favorite thing to do is go by the food stands and get some smoked meat! Nothing beats some smoked brisket […]
August 5, 2015

Texas Style Dry BBQ Rub

Sometimes I think I should have been raised in Texas, because I have a strong love for their style of barbecue. I love my barbecue to […]
July 29, 2015

Easy Roasted Jalapeno Ketchup

I recently saw some Jalapeno Ketchup at a grocery store the other day and was intrigued by the idea. I thought about buying it, but it […]
July 27, 2015

Spicy Veggie Burger Slider Trio

I've put together a 3 slider sampler using some of my favorite spicy toppings, adding a little heat and flavor to these already delicious veggie burgers: California Veggie Slider with Jalapeno Ketchup, Mediterranean Chickpea Slider with Sriracha Hummus, and Southwestern Spicy Black bean Slider with a Cucumber Mango Salsa!
July 24, 2015

Buttery Garlic and Herb Mashed Potatoes

One of my favorite home made side dishes that I do not make enough is mashed potatoes! Often I’ll use a pack of instant potatoes because […]
July 22, 2015

The Ultimate Breakfast Bagel

I never knew how much egg’s I would go through in a week now that I have a family to cook for. I could make an […]
July 17, 2015

20 Summertime Snack Recipes To Make Your Kids

Now that we’re in the thick of summer, kids are out of school, playing outside (hopefully) all day, and eating you out of house and home! […]
July 15, 2015

Spicy Chicken Fajitas

I don’t know if you can tell or not, but we kinda have a thing for Mexican food in our house. I’ve never actually thought about […]
July 10, 2015

My First Quarter As A Food Blogger

I can’t believe it, but I’ve made it through my first full quarter as a food blogger, and boy has it been a journey! I officially […]
July 8, 2015

Easy 5-Minute Hummus

Who knew blended garbanzo beans with a little olive oil and seasoning could be so freaking delicious?! While my son was still in his mother’s womb, this was […]
July 3, 2015

Guyuria – Chamorro Jawbreaker Cookies

I’m guessing there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of these cookies, but these Chamorro jawbreaker cookies are a childhood favorite of mine! Whenever I came […]
July 1, 2015

Crispy Oven-Baked Fries With Spicy Garlic Seasoning

Ok, I LOVE french fries!  As a child my grandmother – or Mémère as I called her – would often cook me french fries, since she was […]
June 26, 2015

Ethiopia Coffee Pancakes With Blueberry Maple Syrup

A blogger buddy of mine has been hounding me to get on that specialty coffee life, and to be honest, I was hesitant because I just didn’t […]
June 24, 2015

Skillet Fried Chicken and Waffles

I’ll never forget my first trip to Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles out in L.A. I had heard of  chicken and waffles before but thought it was the […]
June 22, 2015

How To Prepare The Perfect Pasta

Being raised in a predominantly Italian household, I’ve only known pasta to be done one way: the right way. It wasn’t until I got older that […]
June 18, 2015

Elote – Mexican Corn On The Cob On The Grill

If you live in the southwest and have never had Elote, or Mexican corn on the cob, you’ve been missing out on an amazing treat! This […]
June 16, 2015

Spicy Carne Asada Marinade With Beer

I’ve always wanted to make my own carne asada marinade. Since I worked in the meat department when I was younger, I was responsible for prepping […]
June 11, 2015

8 Lessons From My Dad That I Will Pass On To My Son

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LessonsFromDad #CollectiveBias I’ve always looked up to my dad. […]
June 9, 2015

Grilled Lemon And Garlic Shrimp Burrito

The weather has been so nice lately out here that I can’t resist but grilling whenever possible! Even burritos must have something grilled in them! I […]
June 7, 2015

Why Your Hash Browns Are Gray and Gummy… And How To Fix Them

You’re making breakfast for the family and you want to treat them to some fresh hash brown potatoes. They’re all done cooking and you go to serve […]
June 4, 2015

Simple Chicken Broth From Whole Chicken Scraps

So you just finished quartering a chicken and you’re about to throw out the carcass. STOP! You can get more use out of it! How? By […]