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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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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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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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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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Philly with a Kick

I don't know about you, but one of my favorite sandwiches would have to be the Philly cheese steak sandwich. While growing up in Florida there was a little sub shop in my home town called Sobiks Subs. Sobiks made the best Philly cheese steak sandwiches that I have ever had. Over the years new owners came… Continue reading Philly with a Kick

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Bringing the Taco Truck to You

As promised, I am back with a recipe for something that you can use my hot sauce/salsa recipe on. In the last few years street tacos have become more and more popular around the country and there is a really good reason for this. They just happen to taste pretty darned good. If you aren't familiar… Continue reading Bringing the Taco Truck to You