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Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day is upon us once again and like me, many of you will be firing up the grill and popping open a cold one to celebrate the long weekend. While you are enjoying all of the yummy goodness let's not forget what this day is really about. Over the last few years I have… Continue reading Memorial Day Recipes

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Southern Style Sausage Gravy

If you grew up anywhere near the south, then you probably have an appreciation for good sausage gravy. There is just something about that creamy, spicy, sausagy goodness that can't be beat. I remember going to my grandmas house and getting excited when she would whip up a batch for breakfast. It was one of my favorite… Continue reading Southern Style Sausage Gravy

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Cheddar, Chorizo and Chicken Omelet

  One of the requests that I tend to get every now and then is for simple, quick and easy recipes. While I do tend to put up recipes with lots of steps from time to time I also like just making something quick and easy. I also get asked about what to do with… Continue reading Cheddar, Chorizo and Chicken Omelet

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Pesto Lasagna

  Hello Everyone. After a brief pause I am back to share some of the new flavors that I discovered in my tour of Italy. I have never been what you would call a huge fan of Italian food. I like it well enough but it has never been something that I crave and want… Continue reading Pesto Lasagna

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Tex Mex Chicken and Rice

  One of the things my Grandma used to cook when I was growing up was chicken and rice. This was made with white rice and had lots of black pepper and salt added. If you grew up in the south then you should know that black pepper is a big part of most meals.… Continue reading Tex Mex Chicken and Rice

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Southwest Meatloaf

  Meatloaf is one of those foods that everyone has had a love/hate relationship with in their life. It changes drastically based on what part of the country you are in and everyone has their own way of making it or thoughts on how it should taste. Should it have brown gravy or red sauce? Do… Continue reading Southwest Meatloaf

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Quick and Easy Chili Mac

I know that there are times when you just don't have the time to cook an elaborate meal but still want to make something good for yourself or your family. That's why every now and then I will try and put together something relatively quick and easy for you guys that can be cooked with little… Continue reading Quick and Easy Chili Mac

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Homemade Sloppy Joes (with a Texas Kick)

  If you are anything like me then the highlight of your day growing up was when you went to the cafeteria in elementary school and it was sloppy joe day. When I was a kid those old sloppy joes were a favorite of mine. They were usually served on a generic little white bun… Continue reading Homemade Sloppy Joes (with a Texas Kick)

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Southern Fried Chicken

You guys are probably thinking that for someone who claims to be from the south, I haven't put up many southern recipes. Well I figure that it's about time I shared a traditional southern recipe with you. So today I m going to share one that is near and dear to my heart. I'm going… Continue reading Southern Fried Chicken