Texas Style Fried Green Tomatoes

I love to make fried green tomatoes for my mom; it’s one of her favorite dishes. I used to make them regular southern-style, but now I make them Texas style. It’s easy, and so good. Mom doesn’t want them any other way now. Ingredients: One large green tomato, the kind grown to fry, not just […]

Memorial Day Grillin’

Memorial Day 2017 is Monday, May 29, and that’s just a week away. It’s time to start getting ready for that Memorial Day cookout! For me, Step One is uncovering the grill and cleaning it thoroughly. We cleaned it when we covered it for the winter, but it’s really important that the grill be clean […]

Texas Crockpot Apple Butter

It’s still really hot outside, and firing up the oven will just make your house fight with Mother Nature, so your crockpot is still a hot summer’s best kitchen friend! This recipe for Texas Crockpot Apple Butter is super easy and SUPER DELICIOUS, and your family will love it. I always begin this process right […]

Texas Pepper Jelly: Award-Winning, Delicious, and Versatile!

In most places now, it’s official: the weather has turned! This means many things, of course, but the best of all is that it’s cookout season for sure! The March winds blew the cover and all the spatulas and hot pads off the deck and into the woods, but bit by bit we’re finding them. […]

Texas Habanero Salsa – In The CHILI!

Chili is such a versatile food; it’s always welcome on cold nights, and it’s an excellent way to use up some leftovers because there really isn’t much you CAN’T put in a pot of chili, as long as the seasoning is right. We had chili for supper tonight, and when I make chili, I make […]

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday

Southwestern Corn Dip Oh, this one is SOOOO GOOD!  I’m making this for an appetizer on Thanksgiving! You’ll need the following ingredients to make enough for thirty people: 1lb of cheese – I use Velveeta, but any kind of yellow cheese will do.  If you have a lot of tag ends of cheese in your […]