Superbowl Salsa Roundup

I love salsa. Roasted tomato salsa. Bean and corn salsa. Mango salsa. I don’t think I’ve ever met a salsa I didn’t like! The varieties are endless. Plus, salsa is so easy to make and versatile. So today I’m sharing a Superbowl salsa roundup where you’re sure to find one that’s right for your gathering for the big game! Restaurant Style Salsa ~A Cedar Spoon.  Black Bean and Corn Salsa ~Lori’s Culinary Creations Southwestern Corn Salsa ~Delightful E Made Black Bean {Read More}

Crowd-Pleasing Cajun Cornbread Stuffing

One of my favorite holiday menu items is my Cajun Cornbread Stuffing. I’m not much of a stuffing fan in general, but this… THIS I can eat all by itself. It’s SOOOOO good. But what recipe that calls for both spicy sausage and yellow cornbread (not the sweet kind!) wouldn’t be amazing? To reduce cooking stress on the holiday itself, I get as much of this recipe done as possible a day or two beforehand. I cook the cornbread and {Read More}

Our Family’s Favorite Holiday Side: Spinach Madeline

I’ve been eating Spinach Madeline for every single holiday as long as I can remember. In fact, a holiday isn’t a holiday in our house without this amazing dish! Spinach Madeline is best described as a creamed spinach with a slightly spicy southern twist. Except I wouldn’t touch creamed spinach, but I can devour this stuff like there’s no tomorrow. That’s how good it is! One caveat about this dish is that it is decidedly not as healthy as the average dish I {Read More}

Migas: The Best Brunch Ever!

MIGAS! The best brunch ever! If you aren’t from Texas, chances are you’re not familiar with migas. And migas is something you definitely SHOULD know about. Simply put, migas (pronouned MEE-guz) is THE most flavorful and delicious breakfast. In fact, I don’t think I’ve introduced anyone who didn’t enthusiastically rave about them! So migas it was for brunch when Tom’s cousin and his wife visited us yesterday. While I cooked, Tom set and decorated the table with the stenciled burlap table runner I created a {Read More}

The Salsa That Took Me Years to Perfect

A girl doesn’t live in San Antonio, Texas, for 13 years without perfecting a quick and easy salsa recipe. I’m not boasting. I’m simply stating a fact about Texas girls! Right, my Texas girlfriends? So today I thought I’d share the salsa that took me years to perfect. It doesn’t get simpler or tastier! Ingredients -one can of fire-roasted diced tomatoes (you can use regular diced tomatoes, but I personally think the fire roasted tomatoes are the reason this salsa is {Read More}

White Sangria with Mint and Serrano

Happy Labor Day, friends! Hope you’re doing something fun. We are having some friends over. Grilling burgers and artichokes. What better drink to go with a barbeque than white sangria? I make several different sangria recipes. But this one is my FAVORITE! So easy, light and refreshing. Perfect for a warm Labor Day! And… it’s a crowd pleaser, for sure. Here’s all it takes to make this tasty concoction: Finely slice nectarine, apple, mint and serrano pepper. Add raspberries. Combine {Read More}