Recipes

Brown Sugar Drop Biscuits w/Molasses Butter

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Makes 1 dozen medium biscuits Drop Biscuits 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder,…

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December 4, 2016

PORK SOPA SECA – Recipe

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Flavor-Drenched Pork Sopa Seca (Mexican Noodle Casserole) by Doreen Colondres for PorkTeInpira.com What a cool way to celebrate a beautiful fall day during Hispanic Heritage Month! This Mexican-inspired recipe features the extra lean pork Tenderloin. The extended outlook confirms this recipe is the perfect choice for any fall day and can withstand all weather elements.…

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October 8, 2015

Refreshing Summer Chicken Lime Soup

I know what you are thinking… “Soup in the middle of summer? No thanks!” I get it, everyone is looking for something that will cool them down during these scorching hot summers. Trust me, living in Houston… It gets unbearably HOT out here so I completely understand. Let me tell you though that I recently…

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July 18, 2015

Quick SHRIMP SCAMPI!

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Total Time: 40 min / Prep: 15 min Cook: 25 min /Yield:4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 shallots, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional 2 zucchini, cut into half-moons 2 tablespoon capers, chopped 1/2…

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June 30, 2015

Mozzarella in Corrozza – Giada de Laurentiis

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Saw this recipe today and fell in love! It’s a kicked up Grilled Cheese Monte Christo! YUM!! TOTAL TIME: 18 min / Prep: 10 min / Cook: 8 min YIELD: 6 to 12 servings INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds thinly sliced smoked mozzarella 12 slices whole-wheat bread 18 fresh large basil leaves 8 large eggs 1…

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October 9, 2014

Mexican-Style Pork Butt (Shoulder)

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My favorite cut of meat has to be the port butt (shoulder) because you can create a million and one meals from this wonderful hunk of meat! The versatility is amazing so I LOVE using different spices or vegetables to flavor the meat and of course we can’t forget about leftovers the next day. YUM!!…

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July 29, 2014

This is the why I love Bobby Flay… Grape Focaccia!

Courtesy of Cooking Channel

Breakfast routine is usually cereal and Cooking Channel! This yummy recipe popped up on the tube when I sat down… and there is just something about crunchy thick bread that is so comforting! I know what your thinking… grapes and bread… but this bread is so thick that the sweet juicy grapes are a great…

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July 11, 2014

Father’s Day Dinner – Coffee Rubbed Rib-Eye

Courtesy of Food Network

Need ideas for a yummy Father’s Day dinner ?!? Last night, the hubby surprised me with some steaks so of course I had to make Bobby Flay’s awesome Coffee Steak Rub. I’m not big coffee drinker but I LOVE the smell of coffee. I’m a big fan of Bobby Flay’s seasonings and this rub will…

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June 11, 2014

Sour Cherry Pie Recipe

Courtesy of Bon Appetit

  Every month I am anticipating what Bon Appetit Magazine has on the cover and this month looked so yummy I had to post the recipe on my blog. My friend, Angie, also requested this yummy creation so I had to accommodate! Happy Baking! INGREDIENTS CRUST ⅓ cup almond flour ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2½ cups all-purpose flour, plus…

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June 3, 2014

Peanut Sitting Pretties

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When I first met my husband, he invited me to his yearly family reunion. His mother has a very LARGE family with 3 girls and 5 boys. Each one of them usually brings a desert to the gathering and I was immediately addicted to these cookies his aunt makes every year. These cookies are AMAZING…

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April 7, 2014