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Month: April 2019

Ham and Potato Soup

Ham and Potato Soup

A rich and creamy soup, loaded with chunks of potatoes and ham plus bits of scallions. Simmered in a stock full of flavor from one of a cook’s favorite tools – the hambone! After Easter I popped the remainder of the holiday ham along with […]

Coconut Waffles

Coconut Waffles

It’s the weekend so what better way to start things off than with a delicious breakfast bread – with steam rising from the top, crispy on the outside yet tender and fluffy on the inside. These golden waffles are layered with flakes of toasted coconut […]

Watermelon Lemonade

Watermelon Lemonade

Start with the bright tang of lemon, gently sweeten it with golden honey then toss in fresh mint and cold, crisp watermelon. A quick blend and you’ve got the sweet flavors of spring in a glass! It’s cloudy and rainy in Texas so something light […]

Egg Salad with Currants and Toasted Pecans

Egg Salad with Currants and Toasted Pecans

Overheard from my engineer – “What’s this? Is it any good? Oh, it is!” Egg salad – that classic comfort food that’s ridiculously easy to make. Take tender eggs, give them a gentle chop then toss with a blend of creamy mayonnaise and tangy Dijon […]

Pineapple Orange Bavarian

Pineapple Orange Bavarian

Gorgeous flavors of pineapple and orange are entwined together then folded into a cloud of whipped cream and mascarpone cheese. A delicate crunch from toasted walnuts completes this beautiful vintage salad! Bavarians are classic salads that can double as a dessert. My Grandmother’s table always […]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

A creamy yellow, fluffy filling with just the right amount of tang from a dollop of Dijon mustard, piled high into the tender egg white shells. Finish by topping with an array of flavors and colors with a sprinkling of paprika. It’s a perfect plate […]

Apricot Sauce

Apricot Sauce

Capture the succulent, sweet nature of apricots in this sauce paired with bright notes of citrus, a touch of spice and the gentle heat from horseradish that lingers on your palate. Sauces elevate most any dish. Whether it’s a dessert, a side of vegetables or […]

Lime Tartlets

Lime Tartlets

Start with crispy phyllo shells, follow with a dusting of graham cracker crumbs sprinkled across the bottom. Add a spoonful of tart and sweet creamy lime curd then top with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. It’s a tiny bite that packs a punch of […]

Orange Marmalade Bread

Orange Marmalade Bread

A light pecan crunch and a gentle wisp of cinnamon compliment the subtle and wonderful bittersweet tang of marmalade in this beautiful golden loaf. Orange marmalade is the surprise ingredient in this vintage quick bread recipe. It’s an easy mix by hand. This bread starts […]

Roasted Asparagus with Herb Vinaigrette

Roasted Asparagus with Herb Vinaigrette

Asparagus roasted just until it’s tender crisp then dressed with notes of parsley and tarragon in a luscious vinaigrette. Added tang from lemon and capers then topped with chopped hard-boiled eggs – this chilled side is as beautiful to the eye as it is to […]

Flat Iron Steak Fajitas

Flat Iron Steak Fajitas

Marinated in tangy citrus and rich, fruity olive oil with pops of spice from cumin and chili powder, a simple flat iron steak mingles so nicely with sweet peppers and onions to create a “sheet pan” version of this classic Texas dish! Fajitas are classic […]

Strawberry and Rosé Wine Spritzer

Strawberry and Rosé Wine Spritzer

Subtle hints of strawberry infused into a beautiful dry rosé with a bright splash of bittersweet orange and fresh lemon woven throughout! It’s light, it’s crisp and it’s refreshing! Though the weather hasn’t really felt like it the calendar says it is in fact springtime. […]


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