When it’s cold outside, most of us want to settle in, wear our warm fuzzy socks and eat something warm and comforting. One of my favorite things to cook when this is the case is classic beef stew. It’s easy to prepare and it’s one of those meals you can throw in a crockpot in […]
Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars What’s one of the BEST smells in the entire world? Walking into a house when chocolate chip cookies are baking. Another best?? Chocolate chip cookies…period! They are my absolute favorite cookie and when making them, my biggest challenge is leaving enough cookie dough to cook instead of eating it all myself! […]
The Best Texas Chili…The Great Debate! Texans take preparing chili, very…very seriously and they love showcasing their chili expertise at events like chili cook offs!! If you’re from Texas and can’t make a good chili, well, let’s just say people question your right to call yourself a Texan, haha. On top of being able to […]
Easy Pasta Recipe for a Weeknight Meal Being married to an Italian has afforded me the luxury of getting to know authentic Italian cuisine very well. I LOVE Italian food, and I could eat my weight in pasta, so trying new types makes me happy! I give my Italian cooking a little American twist (GARLIC!!), […]
A Soiree to Talk About Your husband is out watching the football game with the guys, the kids are at a friend’s house for the night and you are in dire need of an evening with the girls. You don’t really want to go out because you have to wake up early but you definitely […]
Albacore Tuna Salad is THE BEST! I work from home, so I’m constantly in the kitchen experimenting with ways to spice up my lunch. I LOVE tuna sandwiches from simple tuna with mayo and a little pepper to the beautiful salad I’m sharing with you today. It’s great as a sandwich, between pita bread, on […]
This simple, easy BlackBerry Cobbler recipe, inspired by The Pioneer Woman, will leave your guest’s sweet tooth satisfied!
After a few years of life changes, moves and a new business, it’s time to get back to a hobby that I absolutely love…cooking and sharing it with those I love and anyone that loves a delicious recipe. I decided to rebrand my site from “Cast Iron Queen” to “A Texan in the Kitchen”. Although […]