Chicken · dinner · entree

Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

Oklahoma City has really seen a Renaissance of their food scene. It's something I try to hype up as much as possible---because outsiders don't give OKC a second look when it comes to our culinary abilities. There are no Zagat ratings here, every food magazine EVER just talks about how great Austin's restaurants are (insert side-eye… Continue reading Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

Sides · vegetable · vegetarian

Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Appetizers are probably the greatest food invention of all time. Seriously, hear me out on this one. Appetizers are basically a prelude to the big musical number. They're the opening monologue of a play that sets the tone for the rest of dinner. Appetizers are the introduction to a meal, and first impressions mean everything.  If there… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Sides · vegetable

Spring Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Up until this point, I refused to cave to the supreme commercialization of the strange ancient grain that is quinoa. I would see it everywhere I went. People proclaimed it a "super food" and tried to promote it as better than pasta. Food blogs, magazines, and menus quickly began to become overrun with quinoa recipes. Whatever, I thought. All of… Continue reading Spring Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Meal Madness · seafood

Maryland Crab & Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes

I've had a torrid love affair with seafood ever since I was a little girl. Unfortunately, living my whole life in a land far away from the sea put a strain on that relationship. It's like a long-distance love affair that has its brilliant, passionate moments...but one that also has its unfulfilled, empty moments as… Continue reading Maryland Crab & Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes

Sides · Squash September · vegetarian

Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

Fall is finally here! I know I've been ready for it for weeks, but it really is finally here! Football is back on the tube, cooler weather has swept over Oklahoma (kinda), and the PSL is back at Starbucks. I guess "Squash September" really has meaning now, you know? I've made this recipe once before and… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce