I have been forbidden by my family to cook another dish involving limes for the foreseeable future, so enjoy this while you can. I’ve been going a bit overboard. I can admit that. But, before the ban, each and every member of my family expressed great love for this.
My trip …click to continue Esquites
Well, this one has been around the block a time or two. If you are from anywhere near Texas you have had this salad in a number of forms. There are two constants: Catalina dressing from a bottle and Fritos. God knows I love Fritos. Let us all take a moment to appreciate Fritos …click to continue Frito Salad…a fresh take on a classic
This is about as close as I get to a vegetarian dish. And if you have the notion that meatless meals will leave you hungering for more, think again. This casserole is dense and satisfying.
Cumin and cinnamon are very aromatic. A little bit goes a long way here and give the sweet potatoes …click to continue Sweet Potato and Black Bean Casserole with Tomatillo Cream Sauce
I’d be fibbing if I didn’t admit that the spiritual predecessor of these pies is Rebecca Rather’s “All Sold Out Chicken Pot Pies from her exceptional The Pastry Queen.” At this point, they don’t really match up, but hers was the first recipe that made me think that I could …click to continue Individual Chicken Pot Pies
One of the things I love about this time of year is abundant sweet corn. It is like dessert. And, it is lovely and easy to prepare. Kids love it, too. Not my kids, unfortunately. But it is my understanding that all other kids on the planet do. I’m hoping mine come around soon. …click to continue Fresh Sweet Corn with Sea Salt & Basil