Today I have a treat for all of the Texas expats! For many years I have been on the ultimate journey to create the perfect chile con queso, a bowl of cheesy deliciousness that is often a prerequisite for any meal at any Mexican restaurant. No, I don’t mean nacho cheese. (It’s not-yo cheese. Hehe. […]
Happy weekend! I am here to help you celebrate it with one of my favorite finger foods: Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Peppers. Because I am Texan and I love (nearly) all things involving peppers, I have taken turns stuffing them with various foods. Some good, some not so good, I always turn to my favorite […]
So there is this restaurant in Houston (where I currently live) called Peli Peli that serves South African food. My first time I was there I was told I HAD to try this dessert, Sticky Toffee Pudding. It’s a gorgeous date cake with a caramel sauce topped with vanilla ice cream unlike anything else I’ve ever had. […]
Have you seen that movie, Ratatouille? It’s adorable, right? A mouse with a love for cooking meets a lovable, albeit clumsy, descendant of a famous chef. Believe it or not, that was the first time I had seen the dish ratatouille. Perhaps it was my (somewhat sheltered) southern upbringing or my family’s predilection for anything […]
I have a confession. I rarely eat breakfast. And when I do, it is usually something small I can munch on in the car on my way to work. It’s really a shame, because I love eggs. It wasn’t until about 2 years ago that I discovered my love for frittatas. You just toss some […]
So for my birthday I decided to do something crazy… I baked myself a cake. Now that doesn’t sound so crazy, but if you knew me you’d gasp. I hate cake (gasp!). Maybe hate is a strong word, but I’m very picky about my cake and often prefer to just not go there.
Well, as my very first post to this site I thought I might share one of my absolute favorite things with ya’ll. And yes, I’m Texan. I say ya’ll… like, a lot. In Texas, and more importantly in my home, salsa can be considered its own food group and something that should be added […]