It's been a long week of goodbyes around here. Several of my closest friends & colleagues got new jobs and moved off to advance their careers. Also, on Friday, it was my last day with our morning show. Starting Monday, I'll be working a more normal shift---well, as normal as TV news life goes, anyway---and… Continue reading 20-Minute Chicken & Snap Pea Stir-Fry
"Cacciatore" means "hunter" in Italian. This Italian slow cooker version takes it to another level. Add all the veggies and olives you want!
It's cold, dreary, dry--- and the holidays are quickly approaching. What better chance than now to whip up a salad for lunch or dinner? I know, I know, it's not really salad weather. The winter months don't really invoke a cool & crisp salad mood. But with the as busy as everyone's schedule has been this close… Continue reading Chopped Thai Chicken Salad
When you live exactly 1.5 million miles away from the ocean, seafood can be pretty hard to come by....most of the time. Thankfully, Oklahoma adapted. No seafood? No problem. We've got the bottom-feeder catfish to sustain our fishy fantasies. The freshwater fish is probably an acquired taste to most, and most of the time it's… Continue reading Blackened Catfish Alfredo
I've spent the better part of the afternoon sweeping up roly poly and cricket carcasses around the house. For some weird reason, my house has turned into a bug graveyard. This dead bug explosion has driven me to the brink. There are also dead little black beetles everywhere. EVERYWHERE. I have no clue what they are or where they are coming… Continue reading Texas Tabbouleh
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
Have you ever visited a farm before? I'm talking a real, live farm----like Old MacDonald's---complete with cows, chickens, gardens and barn cats. That kind of farm. I got to visit one for the first time this past week: Providence Farms. The old farmhouse was cute and the ducklings and chicks were even cuter. The family that owns the… Continue reading Smoky Pork, Potato & Apple Bake