Recipes

Chocolate Puff Pastry Wrap

Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Puff Pastry Wrap

Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Puff Pastry Wrap:  The other day, all I wanted was something sweet.  I knew it was going to be a long day and I wanted to eat something more than just a handful of chocolate chips.  All the chocolate bars were gone (thanks hubs).  Cookies were out because they take too long to […] Read more…

How to Make Pots de Creme

Pots De Creme | Delicious & Easy Dessert

The best words to describe Pots De Creme is yummy, chocolately goodness.  Oh and did I mention that Pots De Creme is super simple to make?! Pots De Creme is originally a French dessert which literally means a “pot of cream” or a “pot of custard”.  Once you taste this dish, you will understand why […] Read more…

Simple and Easy Egg Muffin Cups

Simple & Easy Egg Muffin Cups

My Simple & Easy Egg Muffin Cups is probably one of my favorite recipes to make in the morning.  Number one, because I have chickens, I have an overload of eggs and I need to use them.  Number two, this recipe is so simple to make and tastes delicious every time.  This recipe is very […] Read more…

Easy Tomatillo Salsa

This recipe is for a quick and easy tomatillo salsa.  Tomatillo salsa is a green salsa that can be used to add as a kick to any meal.  It also tastes great as a dip to be eaten with tortilla chips. I’ll admit that I didn’t know what a tomatillo was until I met my […] Read more…

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How to Make Jerky

I didn’t know how to make jerky for the longest time until I was taught this method by my wonderful Father, Kerry.  My dad’s been doing this recipe for years.  Now that I have my own little homestead, I was ready to jump on the jerky bandwagon.  Plus, my husband and I just started the […] Read more…

Spicy Chicken Tinga

Chicken Tinga

I won’t forget the first time that I ate Chicken Tinga.  It was at my friend, Vanesa’s party and I fell in love with it.  Spicy chicken tinga is an incredibly simple dish to make, but it tastes like you have been cooking for hours. Start with a tostada, put on a base layer of […] Read more…

Quick Mushroom & Tomato Omelette

My husband wakes up at 4:00 a.m. in the morning and he is usually pretty hungry.  Usually he will grab a slice of toasted bread or a banana and run out the door.  But after discovering these quick mushroom and tomato omelettes, now my hubby can have a quick healthy morning breakfast before beginning work. […] Read more…

Cowboy Candy

Cowboy Candy Recipe: Can I brag on my dad?  He’s just such a great person, always taking care of me, even while I am married, and supporting me with this blog.  I asked him for some of his favorite recipes and he gave me this one: Cowboy Candy.  This may just be his signature “dish”. […] Read more…

Easiest Salsa Ever

Easiest Salsa Ever

I grew up in a Caucasian household and I absolutely did not enjoy eating anything hot.  That included salsa.  Then I met my husband, Luis, who is Mexican.  His family eats peppers FOR FUN.  Talk about culture shock.  They eat salsa on everything…let me say that again, salsa gets eaten on every meal that reaches […] Read more…