Peppered Party Nuts | Peppered Party Nuts Recipe

With the holidays almost upon us it’s time to think about delicious nibbles you can serve to guests when you’re entertaining.  These Peppered Party Nuts offer addictive bites that are equally salty, sweet and spicy.  It’s a good thing they are so quick and easy to prepare because as soon as you put them out, they’ll […]

Cheddar Beer Bread | Cheddar Beer Bread Recipe

As much as it pains me to use a beer in this Cheddar Beer Bread instead of drinking it, it’s worth the sacrifice. For this bread I used an Oktoberfest beer from Real Ale Brewing Company – a craft brewer out of Blanco, Texas.  It’s a medium bodied Fall beer that is great for this hearty Cheddar […]

German Coffee Cake | German Coffee Cake

As the name implies, this German Coffee Cake goes great with a hot cup of coffee! Yes! Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, java, mocha, cappuccino! But, equally delicious with a tea or milk for those inclined. Half the recipe and it bakes well in a loaf pan to have on hand as an afternoon treat for the […]

Italian Rice Cakes | Italian Rice Cakes Recipe

These Italian Rice Cakes are a super yummy way to use leftover rice from the night before if you have it – but it’s worth cooking up a fresh batch of rice to make too! The seasoning is subtle so that the rice can be the star of the show. They taste amazing with any toppings […]

Chicken Fried Rice | Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

I love Chicken Fried Rice.  When there used to be a Benihana in town my husband and I liked to go for their Seafood Diablo – a blend of scallops, shrimp and calamari (or lobster) grilled with a spicy sauce.  Of course the dog and pony show that was the teppanyaki chef got a little repetitive […]

Zucchini Apple Muffins | Zucchini Apple Muffin Recipe

It’s still way too hot down here in Texas to feel like Autumn. And, to be honest, it never will. There won’t really be any Fall colors or those temperature fluctuations synonymous with Autumn. I know it’s Fall because of the availability of pumpkin spice flavored beverages at Starbucks and the fact that there are […]