I have my friend Courtney Mertens to thank for this jewel. She makes it often, although she uses a different dressing. I couldn’t find the cookbook that contained the dressing recipe so I had to improvise. I like this dressing a great deal though, and I love using honey in my…well, everything. So this …click to continue Strawberry and Spinach Salad with Salt and Pepper Pecans
Last week in Wichita Falls, I had a ton of help from Sera Daugherty and Stacie Curd, who operate a catering company called Bistro Express. I realized sometime during the preparation for the speaking engagement for the Wichita Falls Symphony League that I could not, in fact, speak to …click to continue Jalapeno Chicken Salad Wraps with Spicy Pecans
If you didn’t read my first post on smoking brisket, please know that I am a rank amateur. I am not so much giving advice as reporting on my learning curve. So if you think I’ve got something wrong, or you would just like to chime …click to continue Brisket Trials, Part II
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
I have a friend named Natalie. She just turned 50 and jumped out of an airplane to mark the occasion. She also smiles non-stop, laughs from her soul, and creates new friendships by magnetically pulling diverse individuals into her orbit. She is silly and goofy and pretty and nice.
She gave me a recipe …click to continue Green Chile Chicken Soup