Month: January 2015

Easy Wing Trio

Easy Wing Trio

I am not a huge fan of wings. Like crawfish, I feel like the amount of meat you get isn’t worth the work put into eating them. But also like crawfish, I do enjoy wings when prepared well. Wings are a generally beloved food, especially […]

“Hawaiian” Turkey Burger Sliders

“Hawaiian” Turkey Burger Sliders

You might be asking yourself “What makes these Hawaiian?” These sliders were birthed deep in the heaaaarrrrt of Texas (any true Texan sang that as they read), but fresh, seared pineapples + King’s Hawaiian rolls + the need for a catchy name = “Hawaiian” Turkey Burger Sliders. […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

With the Super Bowl looming over us, I thought it would be fitting to share a super simple side dish/snack that just happens to be a finger food. These sweet potato fries fit that bill. Sweet potatoes seem inherently healthier than your average baking potatoes, so […]

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan crusted tilapia is an easy weeknight main dish made quickly and with just a few ingredients.

Rosemary Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

I love making and serving roasted red potatoes. They are a beautiful addition to any meal, especially a holiday table, and always look like they required more effort than I actually put into them. I typically keep them simple with just garlic, onion, and spices. […]

Garlicky Green Beans & Mushrooms

Garlicky Green Beans & Mushrooms

Have you ever come across a #struggleplate on social media? One thing that pops up on many posts associated with this hashtag is a pile of canned green beans. Don’t get me wrong–I’m sure I ate canned green beans as a kid, when both my parents worked […]

Ginger Curry Carrots

Ginger Curry Carrots

An easy and flavorful side dish that is ready in just about 30 minutes.

Stir Fry with Special Sauce

Stir Fry with Special Sauce

Have you ever tasted something both familiar and unexpected at the same time? When I first made this stir fry, I was looking to create something flavorful and different from anything I had made or tasted before. None of the sauce recipes I found seemed quite […]

Lemon Berry Quick Bread

Lemon Berry Quick Bread

Who invented quick breads? I really need to know so I can thank that person! Quick breads are versatile, easy to make, and come together more quick-ly and with less effort than traditional bread. Quick breads require none of the yeast, rising, or kneading that […]

Best Breakfast Hash

Best Breakfast Hash

2015 has brought very chilly temperatures to my city. I don’t know about you, but cold weather makes getting out of bed in the morning nearly torturous for me. Heading in to the office to do fulfilling work and draw a paycheck doesn’t light the […]