Mahi Mahi en Papillote

Roasted Mahi Mahi en Papillote for a healthy and quick meal choice. For the past couple of months my family planned a well thought out family vacation at a resort outside of San Antonio. Well, this past weekend we finally had our much needed getaway and were even able to dodge the rain most...

Loaded Twisted Taters

Growing up I remember the larger than life fairs and stock shows. Carnival games (that you never win at), fair food, animals and good-looking cowboys in town for the rodeo. After riding some of my favorite carnival rides and at least playing a game or two I would head toward the food section. You...

Vegetable Zoodle Salad

Everyone has seen spiralized food by now. After looking at this nifty machine for the past year I finally broke down and bought the Paderno spiralizer. We’ve now had it for about a week now and I’m completely sold on what it can do and I basically want to spiral everything in my pantry...

S'more Brownie Ice Cream Cake

I know people celebrate Christmas in July but I basically celebrated it at the first of May. Having 6 cartons of Tillamook Ice Cream show up on my doorstep was basically a pregnant girls dream. Unfortunately, my daughter saw me opening up the box and now thinks that the ice cream is for her....

Baked Cuban Sliders

Today is National Hummus Day and for all you hummus lovers I’ve baked up a simple Cuban Slider. There’s something about a satisfying sandwich. Exceptional bread, great meat, superb cheese and of course salivating fillings like hummus. For the past couple of years I’ve noticed a Baked Ham and Cheese sandwich floating around Pinterest....

Tomato Avocado Salsa

In between the rain and storms, occasionally there will be one or two nice days that pop up. It’s like everyone understands that right now one nice day might be your last for a while so everyone is making the most of it. The grills are going, people are outside planting their gardens (hoping...

Pancetta Leek Risotto

Rain… Sometimes we spend countless hours praying and hoping for just a drop to wet our dry, dry soil. Well, for the past couple of weeks we’ve received plenty and it’s not stopping anytime soon. In fact you may have seen Texas on the news the past couple of days for flooding, sinkholes and...

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

First off thank you for the kind words to my recent post on the BIG News on the Homefront! We are definitely excited about our little arrival in November. Most of the time I’m dreaming up twists to classic recipes or trying out something completely new to me. Funny thing is I spend most...