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MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9 SIMPLE SUPPER

MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9 SIMPLE SUPPER

I L.O.V.E. mussels…and pasta…and cooking with wine…and shrimps are nom too…and I always try to support local as often as I can. So, when I was digging through my pantry trying to decide on what to make for dinner, I was inspired by a package […]

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

VERY BERRY PATRIOTIC GRILLED CHICKEN TACOS

I don’t know about you, but when Memorial and Independence Days approach I think even more about red, white, and blue. Summer  months are also synonymous with grilling (although many of us crazy Texans grill year-round), so I wanted to come up with something to […]

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Since the first time I had them ages ago, I fell in LOVE with oxtails! If they are on a menu, no matter how prepared, I will order them. I have had some fantastic experiences, and some not so stellar – even though they have […]

Southern Style (Mixed) Greens – Simply Soul

Southern Style (Mixed) Greens – Simply Soul

It wasn’t until I moved to Florida for graduate school a million years ago that I learned about the tradition of eating greens (for prosperity) and black eyed peas (for luck) on New Year’s day. Growing up primarily in Texas, and returning after earning a […]

Game-Day Eats: Personal Meatloaf Footballs – Italian Style

Game-Day Eats: Personal Meatloaf Footballs – Italian Style

Here is a fun with food “recipe” I hope you will enjoy. During football game days, if I am not out cheering on my team, I am home entertaining. These personal “footballs” are easy to make (the “strings” are admittedly taxing) and a great way […]