Yummy Soup Recipes for Frosty Weather

Guys, it’s C.O.L.D. in Houston! I know that low 30s isn’t that cold for some of you, but for those of us who are used to maybe wearing a light jacket through winter, it’s cold! (This is an updated post for 2014, but it WAS in the 20s and 30s this past weekend. Today? A […]

A delicious summer wrap-up

As I mentioned in my last post, our summer was crazy busy and ended with not one but two weddings on back-to-back weekends in late August. Since Ben is a pastor, we attend A LOT of weddings- mostly with him as the officiant. The last weekend of August he was performing the wedding for some of our […]

Bourbon Maple Sweet Potato Recipe

A few weeks ago, hubby and I made good use of a Groupon to one of our favorite Houston restaurants- Sanbuca. It’s fun because they have really good live music (usually jazz) and delicious food, so it’s like dinner and a movie (only music) in one. And when they have a Groupon, well, it can’t […]

Faux Fried Rice Recipe

One of my very first recipes on this blog was for faux fried rice. It’s made using a surprising ingredient- shredded cauliflower! It is still one of my favorite ways to enjoy a delicious dish without too many hip-hugging carbs. I made it again last night (for dinner tonight, long story!) and got some much […]

Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

My husband and I love Asian food of all types- Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese- we really enjoy all of it. I was trying to think of something special to cook for Ben when he returned home from Africa this week, and I landed on Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps. Unfortunately, Ben was pretty ill when his […]

To Cook or Not to Cook?

This post brought to you by El Pollo Loco, but all opinions are my own. A few days ago, one of our friends asked me what my favorite thing was to do, domestically speaking. His wife answered for me, “Cooking!” And she knows me well- I love cooking and recipe developing and making people not […]