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Slow Cooker Beef Tacos

Just about everyone loves a good taco and a lot of people even like some of the not so good generic fast food tacos.  I will admit that I have eaten more of my fair share of them. No one is wrong here and unless you are one of those "food snobs" you will agree… Continue reading Slow Cooker Beef Tacos

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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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Frito Pie Casserole

If you have ever been to a sporting event in Texas or taken part in Fiesta in San Antonio then you have probably at least heard of Frito Pie. It's pretty simple, you open a small bag of Frito's corn chips and then pour in chili and top it off with cheese and sour cream.… Continue reading Frito Pie Casserole

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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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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 Healthy Breakfast Casserole

I know that finding time to cook every day and eat healthy can be to do.  One thing that can make that easier on you is cooking ahead of time and portioning out meals so that all you have to do is heat them up during the week. Every Sunday I make a breakfast casserole for… Continue reading Quick and Healthy Breakfast Casserole

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Smoked Brisket

    This year for Easter we hosted a pot luck for our friends in the neighborhood and it was my pleasure to cook the majority of the meat for this occasion. I actually have a tendency to go overboard and try and cook all of the food but my wife put her foot down… Continue reading Smoked Brisket

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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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Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Crispy Onion and Jalapeno Strings

  Let's talk about stuffed peppers today. Poblano peppers to be specific. As I am sure that some of you know, poblano peppers are what you use when making chili relleno.  My wife just happens to love a good chili relleno but doesn't always care for the thick deep fried breading on them. Especially with… Continue reading Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Crispy Onion and Jalapeno Strings