dinner · pasta · pork

Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens

I was on a mission. A mission from the food Gods. A mission of culinary extremes. A mission above all missions. I was set and ready to go wherever my wheels would take me...to get Swiss chard? Yes. Swiss chard. For whatever reason, that task was seemingly impossible. Chard has disappeared from the lavish mist… Continue reading Rigatoni with Sausage and Collard Greens

beef · pork · slow cooker · Squash September

Farmers Market Stew

Bachelorette party was a success! My friends and I traveled down to WinStar casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. That's a sprawling casino and resort near the Oklahoma-Texas border. I had never gambled before, but I was in the presence of one of the best gamblers (my friend Jordann). My best friend drove up from Austin, and another bestie from… Continue reading Farmers Market Stew

cookies · Dessert · Squash September

Pumpkin Oat Chip Cookies

Oklahoma City has finally joined the civilized world...WE GOT A TRADER JOE'S, Y'ALL!! I'm so freaking excited. I decided not to venture to the new grocery store on the very first day of its opening, so I went the next day...and it was well worth it. Even though the small building was packed, the lines flowed quickly. I had… Continue reading Pumpkin Oat Chip Cookies

Dessert

Apricot Bars

Why in the world would anyone want a strawberry shortcake maker?! Do you make strawberry shortcake on a daily or weekly---or even MONTHLY basis? When you think of specialty makers/irons, you usually think of the ones used for quesadillas or waffles. You know, normal foods that people generally make frequently. But a strawberry shortcake maker?! That… Continue reading Apricot Bars