Casserole · Chicken · dinner

Barbecue Ranch Chicken Casserole

The wind sure is sweeping down the plain here in Oklahoma. We're gusting to 30 miles per hour almost, and have already seen a few grassfires spark out west. There's an ugly brown hue replacing the brilliant blue sky. Even when we're blessed with some warmer weather, we're cursed with these hellish winds. You've got… Continue reading Barbecue Ranch Chicken Casserole

italian · Salad · Sides

Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

Summer is right around the corner, and with that comes cookouts, barbecues, camping and vacations. I typically loathe the hot weather, but I'm actually looking forward to it this year. Next weekend I'm going on a camping trip with friends to my most favorite place on the planet: Chickasaw National Recreation Area. It's a beautiful… Continue reading Baked Caprese Panzanella Salad

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

Bread · breakfast · sweet

Apple & Raspberry Stuffed Biscuits

Ah, Christmas. A time where lights twinkle on top of houses, holiday music blares through the radio, peppermint mochas abound, and the heavenly McRib makes its glorious return. Yes, the McRib is my benchmark for when the holiday season really starts to draw near. I wait patiently all year long to sink my teeth into those… Continue reading Apple & Raspberry Stuffed Biscuits

dinner · Squash September

Sausage & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

I thought I'd kick off this year's annual squash-a-palooza with my all-time favorite recipe. I discovered this recipe sometime last winter, and I've made it at least a dozen times since. It has everything I adore in a meal: sweet & salty taste, tender flesh, and Italian sausage. Seriously, who doesn't love sweet Italian sausage?! It's… Continue reading Sausage & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash