Chicken · dinner · entree

Copycat Cheddar’s Dijon Chicken and Mushrooms

I grew up in a small North Texas city called Wichita Falls. Wichita Falls has always been a few decades behind other major metropolitan areas. That could be attributed to a typical slow Southern pace, or it could be attributed to the fact that it's pretty far away from the closest metro area (2 hours… Continue reading Copycat Cheddar’s Dijon Chicken and Mushrooms

dinner · entree · Meatless Monday · vegetarian

Grilled Portobello Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper Mayo

I've been having a hard time keeping fresh produce in my house. Either it gets eaten up in a jiffy, or it goes bad before I can get around to using it. I don't know if it's just a poor produce selection at the store, or if maybe my fridge is too hot or too… Continue reading Grilled Portobello Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper Mayo

entree · pork · Salad

Pork Tenderloin Salad with Grilled Nectarines

You all probably know by now how obsessed I am with pork tenderloin. I've been buying it up in bulk at the grocery store lately because it has been on sale. That's why you've seen so many recipes on here using the delicious cut of pork. I couldn't find any regular, unflavored tenderoin at the… Continue reading Pork Tenderloin Salad with Grilled Nectarines

dinner · entree · seafood

Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

My grill pan and I have a love-hate relationship. I love it because I'm able to get some great grill marks on things like burgers, hot dogs, and chicken. I had it because I almost always set my smoke alarm off when I cook with it. It doesn't matter if my ventahood is going at… Continue reading Shrimp & Red Pepper Kebabs with Jalapeno-Lime Marinade

Appetizer · Dessert · dinner · entree · Sides

Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Let's face it: this Memorial Day weekend will not be like any we've had before. Sure, it's the first signal of summer, but kids have been home for the last 3 months. Summer seems like it started in March this year because of the pandemic. Not only that, but you can rule out any large… Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Salad · vegetable

Steakhouse Spinach Salad

I've been perusing my enormouse collection of old cookbooks lately hoping something will inspire me. After scrolling through Pinterest for so long, all of the recipes start to look the same. My vast collection of cookbooks, though, is full of endless opportunities. I've got cookbooks from WWII, from the 60's, from celebrities like Vincent Price… Continue reading Steakhouse Spinach Salad