royal street

This past week I wrote about our trip to Deer Valley.  Now it’s time to talk about the good food that we indulged in for that weekend.  Believe me there was plenty of it and I’m still thinking about some of those restaurants. The first night we arrived in Deer Valley we dropped off...

Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites

It’s time for another round of Tried and True Recipes from around the web.  I’m absolutely loving this series because I can finally make some recipes for our family from other bloggers.  Not to mention I am learning some interesting facts about some of my food blogging friends. Today’s recipe is from Liz at...

Shrimp-cakes

A couple weeks ago I had a BIG, OK ginormous, 5 pound bag of large shrimp show up on my door step.  This bag also came with a couple of OXO seafood tools to help me complete a 5 pound #shrimpshowdown.  You could say I did a little happy dance when the seafood arrived....

Cheesy brussels sprouts and cabbage pasta

It’s a clean out the refrigerator type of meal.  Cheesy brussels sprouts and cabbage pasta with chopped baked bacon.  Dinner doesn’t get much better than this.  The wind and dirt will not quit blowing here in Lubbock.  It’s spring break week and we can’t even step outside for fear of being covered in red...

Graham Cracker A La Mode

Spring break is officially here!  Not sure why I consider this a holiday or vacation because the last seven years I have worked the entire week.  It only counts if you have a kid in school or you are in school yourself.  This break however doesn’t prepare you for the real world of 2...

Baked radish chips

Haboob.  If you haven’t heard of this word before let me tell you all about it.  It’s an INTENSE dust storm and they happen during a thunderstorm.  No rain just good ole’ dirt.  I officially experienced my first haboob and I can tell you I DON’T LIKE IT.  I get it…. the wind and...

Loaded Potato Bites

“Food.com is hosting an awesome Simply Potatoes recipe contest.  All you have to do is enter a recipe using Simply Potatoes and 4 other ingredients.  The grand prize is $3,000 and then there is a people’s choice price of $1,250 and a random drawing for $750.  You have until March 31, 2014 to get...

Pistachio-Pesto-Pizza

Pizza is like the ultimate comfort food to me.  I can have it hot, warm or even cold.  Yes, you heard me right.  I love eating pizza straight from the refrigerator. Another guilty pleasure of mine is watching reality TV, food shows and The Young and the Restless.  You could say TV food show...