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Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Some people are intimidated by oxtails. Whether they don’t know what they are and/or have no idea how to eat/prepare them, people who have never indulged are missing out IMHO. [Wiki: Oxtail is the culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only […]

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

I consider myself a charcuterie and cheese enthusiast! I am far from being an expert; however, I have indulged in more than my fair share of each, hundreds of varieties across the globe. Welcome to my list of Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best!I have complied a list of suggested places to enjoy charcuterie and cheese in and around Austin (including your own home), with varied geographical locations, restaurant styles, and budgets in mind (no particular order). By no means is it an exhaustive list!

Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!

Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!

I came up with this “Dawn’s Fall-bo – Easy gumbo recipe!”¬†one year when trying to figure out more things to do with all the leftover Thanksgiving turkey…I had made way too much soup and pot pie filling already! So, a gumbo twist it was! Ingredients: […]

Holiday Turkey Cranberry Sliders

Holiday Turkey Cranberry Sliders

I made these on a whim the first time, inspired by my classic bbq sauce recipe with a slight twist. These Holiday Turkey Cranberry Sliders turned out to be a big hit and are so simple to make. We all know how busy the holidays […]

Halloween Brains: Perfect Addition To Your Table

Halloween Brains: Perfect Addition To Your Table

I always try to have fun in the kitchen, especially when trying to create unique eats for special celebrations. There are a million different Halloween Brains recipes out there (e.g., using spaghetti, cake, minced meats, shrimp, rice crisp cereal, etc), including gelatin of course. I […]